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Poas Volcano National Park Tours and Activities

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Poas Volcano National Park houses one of the more popular volcanoes in Costa Rica—a telling superlative for a country with world-famous geothermal activity. But with its spectacular wildlife, informative museum, and variety of hiking trails, the accolade comes as no surprise.

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Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket (Foreigners Only)

Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket (Foreigners Only)

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Experience one of Costa Rica’s supersized natural wonders at your own pace with entrance to Poás Volcano National Park in Alajuela. Boasting one of the largest craters in the world, the volcano can be explored through trails of varying difficulty that wind through forested and mountainous habitat. Pre-book your admission ticket for convenience and for more time to discover the park’s explosive geology.
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  • 40 minutes
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$24.50
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$24.50

Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose

Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose

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Discover the beauty of the Poas Volcano on a small-group tour from San Jose. Ascend the imposing volcano and learn about the various crops grown on its slopes including coffee. Notice the changing vegetation as you make your way to the summit which stands at 8,885 feet (2,708 meters) and take in the views of the main crater surrounding area from the top.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
Price varies by group size
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$99.00
Price varies by group size

Poas Volcano La Paz Waterfall Garden and Doka Estate CoffeeTour from San Jose

Poas Volcano La Paz Waterfall Garden and Doka Estate CoffeeTour from San Jose

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Visit two special Costa Rica attractions in one day on this tour to Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall from San Jose. Enjoy an easy ride up to the crater of the volcano, where you have free time to admire the sulfur fumaroles and views over the central valley, and then head to La Paz Waterfall—an incredible photo opportunity. Snack on fresh strawberries from a local farm between activities.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

Costa Rica Day Trip Tour with Lunch

Costa Rica Day Trip Tour with Lunch

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Visit the active Poas Volcano, an epic waterfall, and the one-and-only Starbucks Coffee Farm on a day trip perfect for nature and coffee lovers who are short on time but want to see it all. The small-group tour reveals cloud-forest scenery, plantations, and farms along the way to the second largest crater in the world. Plus, see behind the scenes at the farm that grows Starbucks’ renown coffee.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.48
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$150.48

Half-day Poas Volcano

Half-day Poas Volcano

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Poas Volcano is an adventure in Culture and Nature on this day this Tours will leave in the morning hours and passes through the province of Alajuela you can see coffee plantings a stop is made to see the Cafe and the cultivation of strawberries in the Volcano there is a 20 minute walk where we can see its vegetation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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In just one day, it’s possible to visit top Costa Rica attractions like Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, and Arenal Hot Springs when you book this guided tour from San Jose. All-inclusive private transport smooths over otherwise tricky transportation logistics, and your guide keeps you well entertained and informed as you explore. This tour includes all entrance fees plus two meals, adding up to a great value.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00

6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

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Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.00
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$103.00

ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

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Get your heart racing and make the most of your trip to Costa Rica on this jam-packed adventure tour. Traverse rugged mountains and jungle trails on an ATV until you reach a beach, where you can stop and relax. Then head to a crocodile hotspot, the Tarcoles River bridge, and safely observe these reptiles that call the area home.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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$149.00
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San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

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Get a taste of San Jose’s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica’s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city’s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

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Head to La Fortuna, home to the Arenal Volcano, on this guided all-day tour from San Jose. Sit back and relax as you travel through diverse plantations and cattle ranches on the roughly 3.5-hour drive. After arriving, enjoy lunch with a view of the volcano. Then, take a dip in the area’s thermal waters and indulge in an optional massage or other treatment.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.00
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$151.00

Monteverde Cloud Forest and Hanging Bridges Full-Day Tour from San Jose

Monteverde Cloud Forest and Hanging Bridges Full-Day Tour from San Jose

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Visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, a 26,000-acre (10,500 hectare) oasis of virgin cloud forest. Visited by roughly 70,000 people a year, the reserve is home to about four percent of the world’s animal species. Walk across suspended bridges and hike among native flora and fauna. You can also pay extra to zipline through the canopy. Lunch and a guide are included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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$140.00

Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

Arenal Volcano Experience Full-Day Tour from San Jose

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See more of the Arenal Volcano region with the convenience of a full-day tour from San Jose. Take a scenic route to Arenal with views of farms, rain forest, and small towns, and stop at a coffee plantation where you can sample coffee and traditional snacks. Stop at a waterfall, look for wildlife, then have the afternoon to soak in hot springs set in a lush garden near the Arenal Volcano.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

Half-Day San Jose Evening Bus Tour with Dinner and Pickup

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Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of San Jose on an evening bus tour. Starting from your hotel, a comfortable double-decker bus with onboard WiFi serves as your transportation for the evening. See over 25 of the city’s landmarks and stop for a bilingual guided tour at key locations, including the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Enjoy an included dinner of local cuisine, before drop-off at your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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$66.00

Poas Volcano plus La paz waterfall gardens! (Private tour)

Poas Volcano plus La paz waterfall gardens! (Private tour)

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Private tour On this combo tour you will make a trail on the Poas volcano national park there you will have the oportunity to see the main crater and nature from the cloud forest, our next stop will be La paz warerfall gardens, its a rescue center, you will see a lot of wildlife from the country, for example you will see: White face monkey, Spider monkey, butterflies, wildcats, snakes and more!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.00
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$225.00

All-inclusive package 7 nights 8 days in the best destinations in Costa Rica

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All-inclusive package 7 nights 8 days in the best destinations in Costa Rica

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Avoid the hassle of planning your eight-day tour of Costa Rica and leave the itinerary, accommodation, and most meals to the experts. In just over a week you’ll explore many of Costa Rica’s highlights, including the national parks, coffee plantations, volcanoes, river rafting, canopy ziplining, and more. The tour packs in a lot of variety and will appeal to travelers with a range of interests.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,208.73
$1,273.77
$65.04 savings
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$1,208.73
$1,273.77
$65.04 savings

Doka Coffee Tour, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Day Trip from San Jose

Doka Coffee Tour, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Day Trip from San Jose

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You will visit the Doka Coffee Plantation, to enjoy a delicious breakfast and a guided tour of the coffee plantation where you will learn about the techniques used by experts to process and produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica. Then continue towards Poás Volcano. This 2708-meter-high colossus is active. Admire its impressive crater and gas emissions, in addition to learning about its volcanic activity and different ecosystems found in this beautiful national park. Continue to La Paz Waterfalls, walk a beautiful path and enjoy the different attractions of the park including the aviary, the largest butterfly observatory in the country, the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the frog, monkey and cat exhibition. At the end, a delicious buffet lunch awaits you. The total stay inside the Poás Volcano National Park will be 40 minutes: 10 minutes on the walk to the viewpoint of the crater, 20 minutes of stay on the viewpoint and 10 minutes on the exit walk.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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$149.00

All-inclusive package for 7 nights 8 days in Costa Rica

All-inclusive package for 7 nights 8 days in Costa Rica

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Our tourist package offers you the best of Costa Rica in 8 days and 7 nights, in this way we make sure that you can visit the most important tourist attractions during your stay, we provide a unique personalized service in Costa Rica and we guarantee your satisfaction. Overall, a unique guide will accompany you throughout your stay in the country and will do everything possible to make your vacation incredible.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,428.58
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$1,428.58

Poas Volcano plus La paz waterfall gardens (Private tour)

Poas Volcano plus La paz waterfall gardens (Private tour)

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Marvel at one of Costa Rica's most impressive volcanoes and get close to its enchanting wildlife on this 2-in-1 combo tour. Stand above the steaming fumaroles and lake-filled crater of Poas Volcano with direct summit access, and then admire smaller-scale natural wonders at the La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a beautifully landscaped animal sanctuary. A typical Costa Rican lunch and hotel pickup complete this all-inclusive tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.00
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$225.00

Poás Volcano & Rain Forest Day Tour

Poás Volcano & Rain Forest Day Tour

One-day tour to visit the Poás Volcano National Park and the Sarapiquí rainforest. It includes breakfast and lunch. We will pick you up at your hotel in San José to travel to the most famous of the active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Upon leaving, we will stop for a delicious breakfast. Then we will visit the rain forest that we will travel with our local guide through it while we learn and discover the flora and fauna of the place, we hope to see monkeys, lazy people and much more. At the end we will have a delicious meal before returning to San José. During the tour, you can make the stops you need, it is your tour and we will be happy to offer you a dream trip totally adapted to your group. Upon arrival in San José, we will leave you again at your hotel.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
Price varies by group size
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$180.00
Price varies by group size

8 Days - San Jose All in One

8 Days - San Jose All in One

Remove the hassle of planning an eight-day tour of Costa Rica with this easy group tour. If you enjoy traveling but don’t like sleeping in a different bed every night, this tour is for you as your base will be San Jose city. Visit many of Costa Rica’s highlights on day trips from the capital, including Irazu Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Manuel Antonio National Park, and much more.
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  • 8 days
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$1,660.00
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$1,660.00
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What are Poas Volcano National Park hours of operation?
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Poas Volcano National Park hours of operation: Open daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Poas Volcano National Park tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Poas Volcano National Park can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Poas Volcano National Park 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Poas Volcano National Park costs USD 24.50. Guided Poas Volcano National Park tours start around USD 24.50 per person.
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