Irazu Volcano National Park, Province of Cartago

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Visit Irazu Volcano National Park and drive to the top of Costa Rica’s tallest active volcano. The summit allows views of the volcano’s main crater, with views of the surrounding mountainous landscape. Visit the secondary crater, Diego de la Haya, to view its mineral-rich lake. The areas around the crater are barren, giving visitors the feeling of being in an alien landscape. With more than 2,023 hectares (5,000 acres) in the national park, it is home to montane forests and animal life including armadillos, owls, foxes, and a variety of birds. Using our custom trip planner, Ujarras attractions like Irazu Volcano National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Perfect place for those who seek adventure and hiking and nature activities like. It is recommended to arrive early to enjoy the lagoon, the main attraction. For those who do not have auto, there is a bus leaving directly from San José.
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  • I recommend taking the bus is behind the theater and leaving at 8:00 AM costs $10 and takes you directly, when you arrive you must pay 15 to enter, it will be a 2 hour trip, but travel is beautiful.
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  • The volcano landscape up there is very impressive. In addition the beautiful view in the Central Valley. We could not see expected Caribbean and Pacific. Tip: Be sure soon come. We were around half past eight there and had the last clear minutes before the whole Summit in clouds and fog disappeared.
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