Explore the Irazu and Turrialba Volcanoes of Cartago Valley

Cartago Valley, Costa Rica

Explore the Irazu and Turrialba Volcanoes of Cartago Valley

Travel with local biologists from San Jose to Cartago province to discover the landscapes and country lifestyle at the foothills of two increidble volcanoes. On this full day tour, you'll walk along one of the largest active craters in the world at Irazu and then visit the abandoned town at the base of Turrialba. The landscapes are stunning and constrasting, making for one of the most picturesque places in Costa Rica!

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Full Day

Travel Style

Connect with Nature and Active Adventure


Spanish, English and French

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


Volcano and National Park


Wifi: None
Cell: Available
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Speaks: Spanish, English and French



Daily tours, 7:30am to 4pm


Flexible Departure Date
All year


1 to 6 travelers.

What's Included


Bilingual guide




Private car

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Oropopo Experience

Oropopo Experience

Locally Owned Business

Founded by biologists, Oropopo approaches each of their experiences with sustainability in mind. They're a relatively small tour operator, but use that to connect with each traveler in a more personable way. While based in San Jose, their tailor-made trips can take you across the country! From the Cloud Forest to the canals in Tortugeuro, Oropopo has a range of sustainable adventures.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (extra $) and Drive (4WD required)
You can be picked up for an additional cost in San Jose or Cartago. Or, you may rent a car and meet at a designated starting point.
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