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Day Trip to Irazu Volcano and Boat Ride on Sarapiqui River from San Jose


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See some of Costa Rica?s most famous cultural and natural attractions in a single day on this guided tour from San Jose. Travel quickly and hassle-free with a guide who will take you to must-see spots such as the Cartago ruins, Madero Negro Reserve, Iraz? Volcano, and more.


  • 12-hour guided tour of Costa Rica from San Jose
  • See Costa Rica?s cultural and natural highlights in a single day
  • Ideal for travelers short on time or want an overview of the country
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Typical breakfast and lunch included

What You Can Expect

After an early-morning pickup from your hotel in San Jose, hit the road and head off to some of Costa Rica?s most famous attractions, without the hassle of navigating transportation in a foreign country.

Visit the storied Cartago ruins, and then continue to Costa Rica?s natural attractions, including the Iraz? Volcano (which offers a view of both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans) and the Puerto Viejo and Sarapiqu? rivers. Board a boat for a 2-hour ride down the river, often featuring sightings of toucans, monkeys, sloths, crocodiles, and more along the banks of the rainforest.

Break for a home-style lunch at a family farm, and then hike down a nature trail with the option of branching off to view a butterfly garden, snake collection, or frog sanctuary.

Return to your hotel in San Jose at the end of the day, driving through Braulio Carrillo National Park for a final view of the wildlife.

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.


  • Breakfast.
  • Lunch.
  • Visit Iraz? Volcano.
  • Coffee break.
  • Visit to ?Las Ruinas de Cartago?.
  • 1 ? hrs. Boat ride.
  • ?Madero Negro? Private Reserve.
  • Visit the Frog Sanctuary, Butterfly Garden, Snake collection.
  • Transportation in air-conditioned buses.


  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • If you have not booked a hotel yet, you are required to provide this information to the local operator as soon as possible after your purchase.
  • Please note that the hotel pickup might be 2 hours prior to the tour departure, depending on the location of your hotel.
  • You must be ready 30 minutes before the pickup in the lobby of the hotel
  • Bring a?raincoat, camera, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes, and hat
  • IMPORTANT: A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Departure point

Your hotel in downtown San Jose

Departure time

6 am Duration 12 hours (approx.)

Return details

Returns to the original departure point

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