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Poas Volcano, Coffee Farm stop, 2 Waterfalls and Lunch

Only we offer this fantastic combination tour!

A Combination of 4 Tours in ONE DAY!  
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

From $80/person without Lunch.

Discounts for children, families and groups. 


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 ·    POAS VOLCANO CLOUD FOREST National Park. Bring a light jacket/rain gear.
COFFEE PLANTATION with shop on the way back down Poás mountain from the

2 BEAUTIFUL WATERFALLS: ‘La Paz’ and ‘San Fernando' Falls.
HUMMINGBIRD GALLERY at the second waterfall viewpoint.
 ·    INCLUDES DELICIOUS LUNCH in a typical Costa Rican restaurant cooked over a
      wood burning stove at the 2nd waterfall.
·    REFRESHMENTS from sodas, bottled water, fruit & (some) BEER included.
FREE PICK-UP & DROP-OFF in comfortable, 5-9 pass 4x4 SUVs with A/C
      or larger vans or buses.

 ·    American Owned & operated, with Costa Rican background and citizenship,
      over 35 years in Costa Rica, 24 years operating and pioneering unique tours and
a British Master of Science and 10 years of university level teaching experience
      in C.R. and son of Costa Rican born mother with U.S. M.Sc. who retired as a U.S.
      educator, giving you the best of both worlds.


SCENIC DRIVE TO POAS:  After a 7:30 am pick-up from your S.J. area hotel (later in other areas) we’ll travel 11 miles on the Pan American Highway (or via other roads depending on your hotel's location) to the provincial capital of Alajuela to see 2 points of interest your knowledgeable guide will tell you about. From here our scenic drive towards the Poás Volcano Cloud Forest National Park takes us up the slopes of the Central Volcanic Mountain Range through beautiful landscape adorned with coffee, dairy, strawberry, flower and fern farms in addition to quaint typical small towns with well-kept homes.

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POAS VOLCANO:  At approximately 9:00 a.m. we’ll enter the cloud forest of the Poás Volcano National Park where we'll walk 400 scenic yards on a paved pathway to the crater, located at a cool 8,500 ft. above sea level.  Your guide will show you the beautiful giant leaves of the “Poor Man’s Umbrella” plant, epiphytes (air plants) and other plant species unique to the lush tropical cloud forest ecosystem that lines the walk to the crater.  From the crater’s rim you’ll have the unique experience of  looking down 500 ft. into an active volcano crater that's nearly 3/4 of a mile in diameter and constantly emitting sulfur fumes and steam.  The crater's array of colorful rock strata, aqua green colored acid lake surrounded by tropical could forest and barren old lava floe rock formations together with the spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, gives your experienced professional guide plenty to tell you about.  An optional walk via a rustic trail through the cloud forest back to the vehicle is available.

VIEW & FRUIT STOPS:  After leaving Poás around 10:00 a.m. we'll make brief stops with a fantastic high view of the central valley below, and later further down the mountain at a roadside fruit stand to sample delicious fresh strawberries, other local fruit and snacks safe to eat.

WATERFALLS:  By 11:15 a.m. we’ll arrive at the first of 2 spectacular waterfalls, "La Paz" (“The Peace").  This impressive waterfall is a triple sault of pristine water producing an effervescent pool of water surrounded by lush rainforest vegetation.  A road bridge is located directly in front of the falls giving you an excellent spot to view the falls.

La Paz Waterfall Views

San Fernando Falls &
Hummingbird Gallery

HUMMINGBIRDS:  A few miles down the scenic road with forest lined canyons and farm land we'll stop at a former typical country restaurant with a breathtaking view of the San Fernando Falls and enjoy a hummingbird gallery.  A 300 ft. high spout of pristine water spilling out of an impressive rainforest lined canyon in the near distance, provides a spectacular background to a wide variety of hummingbirds feeding from feeders giving you an excellent opportunity to admire and photograph these amazing birds.  Restrooms are available here.

LUNCH: Here in front of the San Fernando Falls we'll stop for lunch at rustic typical Costa Rican restaurant with a variety of delicious local food and refreshments.


Returning to San José the same way we went, we'll stop at a coffee plantation farm with a coffee shop where you can buy fresh brewed coffee or fresh roasted ground or whole bean coffee to take with you and souvenirs and also learn about coffee cultivation, and production before taking you back to your hotel or place of lodging around 3:00 p.m. This can vary though.


COFFEE PLANTATION SHOP to sample and purchase if you wish top quality roasted coffee while taking in the beautiful views of the rolling landscape of coffee plantations and of the Central Valley below.

Coffee Farm Shop Vistas

Price from: $95/person.  All inclusive; Poás Volcano entrance and parking fees, stops at 2 spectacular rainforest waterfalls & Hummingbird Gallery , lunch, refreshments all day, hotel pick-up & drop-off is all included. Family & group discounts. Clean restrooms are available at Poás and throughout the tour.
$80/person without lunch.
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