Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester Gardens
Irazú Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester Gardens. You will be taken South on the Panamerican Highway, to start ascending the large “Irazú”.
At the top of the volcano you can observe the main craters and on a clear day, both Atlantic and Pacific Oceans can be seen. As you descend to the city of Cartago a stop at the Virgin of the Angels Basilica will be done, which according to religious custom is a peregrination site for many believers.
After visiting the Basilica, you will stop at Lankester Gardens, a University of Costa Rica Center for investigation that protects more than 800 species of orchids, bromeliads and countless species of other plants.
And finally, you will be able to visit one of the few remaining colonial churches and you will stop for lunch in one of the local restaurants at Orosi Valley.
Included: Transportation, bilingual guide, lunch and entrance fee.
Duration: 10 Hours
What to bring: Hat, jacket, walking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars, camera.