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The Poás Volcano is among the most visited national parks in Costa Rica and a powerful symbol of the geothermal forces that formed our Country. The crater is 2,704 meters high, 1,050 feet (320 meters) deep. At almost a mile (1.6 km) across it's also the largest active crater in the world, with a sulfuric, bubbling green rain fed lake at the bottom. The second crater, Laguna Botos, is a lake surrounded by a dense cloud forest. Here you will find a variety of hummingbird species and various types of exotic birds. An extensive trail system offers amazing views of the surrounding Central Valley.



  • The town of Sarchi, which is famous for its woodworking and handicraft markets
  • The Doka Coffee Plantation here you can learn about the production, the harvesting, the processing plant and the roasting of the grain.
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens featuring the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, rescued wildlife preserve with over 100 species of animals and an environmental education program.
  • Lunch at the historic Poas Volcano Lodge: a stunning boutique hotel nestled into rolling pastures, with breathtaking views of Poas Volcano . After suffering severe damage in the Poás earthquake of 2009, Poas Volcano Lodge in Vara Blanca has risen like a phoenix from the ashes.

Length of the tour: Full Day
Pick up time: 7:30am
What to wear/bring: Tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, light weight jacket, camera, sun block, a hat and insect repellent.
Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bottle of water, and fruit box.
Price: Consult for prices.
Add on option:
Park Entrance fees and lunch, Consult for prices.

Email us at for more information or call toll free 1-888-490-4581 There is a cancellation policy for all the tours, please inquire about this with our Concierge department. Rates are subject to change.

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