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


  • Visit one of the biggest craters of the world at Irazu Volcano!
  • Connect with locals and learn about everyday life at the outskirts Turrialba Volcano.
  • After visiting a historic church, enjoy some of the most picturesque agricultural landscapes in Costa Rica.



Daily tours, 7:30am to 4pm


Flexible Departure Date
All year


1 to 6 travelers.


What's Included


Bilingual guide




Private car

Your Local Host

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

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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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