Poas Volcano - Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens from San Jose

Poas Volcano - Coffee Plantations & La Paz Waterfall Gardens from San Jose
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$145
Duration: 10 hours
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Climb the Poas Volcano and enjoy the landscape of coffee plantations and the fern, flower and strawberry farms
Enjoy the views of the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles and walk through the beautiful National Park
Discover the La Paz Waterfall, the most famous in Costa Rica

We will visit the Coffee Plantations where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. The careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean will then be illustrated, very hands-on, and then we will savor the delectable product.

After the coffee tour, we will continue to Poas Volcano National Park, where there is a noticeable change in temperature and exuberant vegetation of the cloud forest.

The Poás Volcano, is an active 2,708-metre (8,885 ft) stratovolcano. The crater of the volcano is over a mile across and 1050 feet deep.  It has erupted 40 times since 1828, including April, 2017.

At the Volcano we will have time to enjoy the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, and hike on a trail to the beautiful Botos Lagoon as we learn about the different ecosystems in the park.

After Poás, we will continue to La Paz Waterfall Garden, where we will enjoy a buffet lunch (rated 4 Forks by the Costa Rican Tourism Council) that includes multiple selections of Traditional Costa Rican dishes and much more.  

At La Paz Waterfall Gardens we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds. There are also, educational animal exhibits to enjoy such as the Aviary, the Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Jungle Cats Exhibit, and the Frog Exhibit. This is definitely a tour enjoyed by nature lovers from all ages.

Climb the Poas Volcano and enjoy the landscape of coffee plantations and the fern, flower and strawberry farms
Enjoy the views of the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles and walk through the beautiful National Park
Discover the La Paz Waterfall, the most famous in Costa Rica