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Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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icon12 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Spend a day exploring nature and learning about coffee production with this group tour from San Jose, which includes breakfast, lunch, and hotel transfers. You'll start at the Doka Coffee Estate, where you'll learn about the lifecycle of coffee, from bean to cup. You'll then visit Poas Volcano National Park for some hiking, wrapping your tour up with a stop to observe flora and fauna at La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
  • All entry fees are included
  • Breakfast and lunch will be served
  • Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Round-trip transfers from San Jose hotels are included
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Breakfast
Lunch
Air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance Fee to Poas Volcano
Entrance Fee Coffee Tour
Entrance Fee La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Bottled water
Snacks

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6:00 AM
We will pick you up in hotels located in the San Jose area.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Expediciones Tropicales Day Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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  • "It's a very nice tour and Max is a good guide." See review

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star-5
Worth your time!
Nuno_F
, Aug 2022
We had great fun during the whole day. We saw 3 different attractions, the coffee plantation, the volcano and the amazing la Paz waterfalls. Take some rain jackets, as you may experience some rain.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A great day
Kelly_B
, Aug 2022
This was a great way to see a lot at once. The waterfall place also has a small animal park/ sanctuary which was a nice bonus. It was great learning about the coffee industry in Costa Rica, seeing nature and the waterfalls, and the volcano was very interesting. It’s a good option if you have limited time in the area.
star-5
A day we'll spent!
Terri_D
, Aug 2022
A very full day beginning with the tour of the coffee plantation. The volcano was interesting even if it was not visible. (Check the weather reports. Warm clothes, umbrellas, and ponchos might be a good idea.) The gardens and waterfalls were spectacular. The stairs and level of physical activity might be challenging for some. Great day!
star-5
Wow.
Allison_D
, Jul 2022
Truly one of the coolest tours I have ever done. Daniel was the best, most informative guide and Jesus, our driver, was so accommodating. I would do this tour again. Definitely worth it.
star-4
Fun Filled Full Day Excursion
Kalena_E
, Jul 2022
We stopped at some beautiful places with lush greenery and gorgeous waterfalls. We even got to see a mamma sloth and her baby up close and moving. Breakfast and lunch were provided and the tour guide was very informative and pleasant.
star-5
Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Kitty_L
, Jul 2022
Martin was the best guide ever! Hands down. He was very knowledgeable and friendly! Carlos was an excellent driver. Even though it rain on us most of the trip it was still a pretty awesome trip.
star-5
Highly Recommended 1 day tour in CR
Nivedita_S
, Jul 2022
The entire travel experience was fuss free and well organized. The guide really explained everything very well in English and in Spanish. Due to the clear weather we managed to get a clear view of the Volcanic crater so that was really amazing.
star-4
Great guide
Katarzyna_G
, Jul 2022
I had a great time with the whole group and the guide - they were all great. The guide was truly bilingual, had a broad knowledge of the sites, was friendly and engaged. The coffee tour was interesting, we were also learning a lot about Costa Rica on the bus - the guide kept us engaged. However, we didn't see the volcano due to clouds and rain (and we only could stay there for 20mins waiting for the weather to improve). The reserve with the wildlife in cages (big ones tho) was not really my thing, same with a generic lunch: not really authentic costa rican experience there.
star-5
Amazing sites in San Jose
Nashlee_Y
, Jul 2022
This was the most fun adventure. And the tour guide and driver were amazing!!! We would reccomend this to anyone that comes to San Jose!
star-5
This is perfect and incredibly well organized and executed tour
Kathleen_S
, Jun 2022
Wow! An entire day of some of the most stunning and beautiful sites Costa Rica has to offer visitors. It is the beginning of rainy season now and it definitely poured down rain on part of our tour but it never slowed us down. Incredibly well organized and well executed by our tour guide to managed translations in Spanish and English seamlessly. We drove in and stayed the night before the tour at a hotel that was listed on the pick up locations. It was about an hour and a half from our hotel in los Suenos. The tour description says wheelchair accessible and I would recommend they remove that. We walked up to 4 miles and climbed about 14 stories based on my iPhone activity app. There really is very few options to bypass the walking and climbing up and climbing down the stairs and see much of anything on the store. It is also not stroller friendly. One thing I would’ve love to see is a list of things to pack… And maybe recommend a small lightweight bag to hold purchases. We were able to leave things on the bus while we were at each event which was perfect.
star-5
This tour included so...
Ash_Y
, Jun 2022
This tour included so many different experiences. From the coffee tour to the volcano and then through the animal reserve and waterfalls, we thoroughly enjoyed this experience. It was a full day experience that included a bit of travel between interesting spots. The coffee tour was interesting and our guide flawlessly led in both Spanish and English. We spoke frankly about coffee as well as the economic factors that drive coffee production today. Jose was knowledgeable and forthcoming with interesting information. We then got so lucky during put visit to Poas Volcano. The volcano was entirely clear at 10:30am. I read a few reviewed bemoaning the timing being what caused cloudiness at the peak; however, I can speak to our 10:30-11:00am visit being entirely clear and picture perfect. We arrived just as the fog / cloud / mist lifted. The trip to the La Paz Waterfalls garden was interesting. We ate quickly at lunch and explored the sites on our own which we thoroughly enjoyed. I do not believe an hour is needed for lunch. However, there were guests on the tour that did use that time. I am glad we checked out spots that were not part of the tour. Do leave the waterfalls until the end with the group. Once you're at the bottom, the tour in LaPaz is finished so no need to rush ahead with those! I do recommend this tour and believe it is a great value for the different things you experience.
star-3
Good tour but can be better
Danish_a
, Jun 2022
So overall it’s a good trip however there are things I didn’t enjoy 1. Our group included 20 people. We only had one guide who was doing the tour both in English and Spanish. 2. We spent close to 3 hours in the Waterfall garden however we were given only 25 minutes to see all the four waterfalls which I feel were the main attraction
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Stunning all-around
Angela_A
, Jun 2022
Every part of the tour was well done. We learned a lot of information on the coffee tour, the volcano didn’t disappoint despite the clouds (there was a brief respite) and waterfalls were stunning. the wildlife sanctuary was a bonus. We didn’t expect as much as it had to offer. The only ding was that Viator listed the wrong time for pickup (6am vs 7am).
star-4
Amazing experience but ...
angela_m
, Jun 2022
The volcano and waterfalls were amazing and so glad I got to experience that. However, the coffee experience was very boring and felt like a school field trip. I would suggest coffee tasting and showing the whole process of how coffee is made. But the volcano and waterfall made it worth it. We were very fortunate to get to see the volcano through the clouds but keep in mind a lot of the time people don't get to see it due to the thick clouds/fog.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Volcano/Gardens/Coffee
robert_v
, Jun 2022
Great experience seeing the Poas volcano up close, the La Paz gardens/waterfalls. Very interesting to see how coffee is being made at the coffee plantation with knowledgeable information given by our tour guide who made our tour a pleasurable experience. The food was delicious. A great tour for a great value.
star-5
Gary you were EXCELLENT
Felix_O
, May 2022
The tour guide was excellent very informative. I will definitely do this again when I visit Costa Rica.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
I would definitely do this trip again !!
Angelique_P
, May 2022
This was an extremely well-planned tour. Gary, our guide, was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient and Jun our driver was so affable, sweet and drove excellently . I could not have asked for a better pair!! The volcano was beyond beautiful and we got some wonderful photos! The waterfalls at La Paz are so worth the trek! Excellent tour! Thank you Gary and Jun!!
star-5
Fantastic Tour
Tim_W
, May 2022
Fantastic excursion. It was a clear sunny May day. Thanks to Roberto for driving and the to Donald our tour guide. Great Job! I would totally recommend this tour. It is a great taste of Costa Rica; visually and literally!! You get typical Costa Rican breakfast and lunch on the tour!! Muchas gracias y Pura Vida!!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
The tour guide was very...
Amy_R
, May 2022
The tour guide was very informative. The volcano was really cool. There were 3 different waterfalls at La Paz and lots of animals.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A must do day trip!
Gbor_P
, May 2022
Great day trip! Donald is an excelente guide! The coffee estate is beautiful and exciting. At the vulcano we get lucky and the clouds cleared out so we get to see the crater. The gardens and the waterfalls are breathtaking. Thank you for the day!

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