Irazú Volcano Costa Rica
The Irazú Volcano, the Cathedral of Cartago and the Orosi, all in one day.
It goes higher, and higher up the mountain, along switchbacks, passing through a agricultural land, it goes up to an altitude of 3432 meter , to the crater of the Volcano Irazú, the highest volcano in Costa Rica. A great view offers a cloudless sky over the main crater, and the two adjacent oceans: the Atlantic and Pacific.
For this tour, you have to dress up warmly, because, despite the sunshine, at these altitudes often blows an icy wind. This is followed by a visit to the former capital of Costa Rica, Cartago, which lies at the foot of the volcano.
The "Basilica de la Virgen de los Angeles" is the most famous church in the region, where every year in the beginnings of August, thousands of believers from across the country, pilgrimage to give thanks for the miracle, and pray to the Virgin Mary.
Another highlight is the Lankester orchid garden that enchants the guest with its colorful colors of more than 830 species of orchids and many other plants.