All our adventures are personalized, so please contact us well in advance if you do not want to miss out on this Costa Rica experience.
This full day tour begins with a visit to the city of Cartago, the first and former capital of Costa Rica. Cartago is home of La Basilica de Los Angeles, the most important and well-known church in the country. Every year on August 2nd, thousands of Costa Ricans make a pilgrimage to the church in hopes of healing a disease or asking a special favor of "La Negrita." From Cartago, you will continue to the magnificent Irazu Volcano. As the country's highest active volcano, this giant rises 11,000 feet above sea level.
After your time at Irazu Volcano, you will stop by Lankaster Botanical Gardens. On these 11 hectares of land you will find over 3,000 species of plants. In particular, a wide variety of orchids, with many shapes and colors, make up some of the gardens favorite cultivated species.
Round-trip transportation from your San Jose or surrounding hotel, a welcome Costa Rican Coffee and a Costa Rican Lunch, Bilingual Guide & Driver, Guided Tour of the Basilica de Los Angeles, Entrance and guided Tour of the Irazu Volcano and Lancester Botanical Garden.
Light, waterproof hike clothing, hike shoes or sandals, camera
This is the perfect tour you may include for your stop-over in San Jose upon your arrival or your departure.