Ranked #11 of 35 Sightseeing Tours in San Jose
You will visit the highest volcano in Costa Rica, the colonial city of Orosí, and the colorful Lankester botanical gardens...
You will visit the highest volcano in Costa Rica, the colonial city of Orosí, and the colorful Lankester botanical gardens all in one day!The tour begins in Cartago, the country’s former capital city, where you will visit the Los Angeles Basilica, heart of Costa Ricans religious faith. Inside you will find a fine collection of small gold and silver images of human body parts, offered in the hope of healing.Next, you will discover the country’s highest volcano. At 11,000 feet above sea level, the Irazú Volcano is said to have an amazing resemblance to the moon’s surface.Following the visit to this National Park, the tour will take you to Lankester Gardens, where you will be able to appreciate a beautiful collection of neo-tropical orchids and other tropical plants.Finally, you’ll have a taste of colonial Costa Rica at the historic and colorful Orosí Valley, home to the country’s oldest church.If you want to experience a piece of Costa Rican history, this is the perfect tour for you!