This tour is the combination of the Orosi Valley & Lankester Botanical Garden. Visit Our Lady of Los Angels Basilica at the city of Cartago and admire the vast variety of orchids and other flowering plants at the Lankester Garden. See one of the few remaining colonial churches in the Valley of Orosi, and enjoy a typical lunch.
What You Can Expect
Visit the Lankester Botanical Garden and beautiful Orosi Valley on this tour. Heading south from San Jose the journey will take you past fertile lands in which all types and forms of vegetation are cultivated, offering spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
On arrival at Cartago, you will visit the Our Lady of the Angels Basilica, which is a famous pilgrimage site, named after the patron saint of Costa Rica. The Basilica has large, vaulted ceilings and exquisite examples of stained glass windows, and is a must-see.
The beautiful Lankester Gardens are home to more than 800 species of orchids, bromeliads and countless other species of plants. You will be amazed by the colorful variety of plants at the gardens which are operated by the University of Costa Rica Center for investigation.
See one of the few remaining colonial churches at the Orosi Valley, an area that overflows with unparalleled beauty. Lastly, enjoy a typical lunch of local cuisine.
- Meet the variety of orchids and other plants at Lankester Garden
- Visit Our Lady of the Angels Basilica
- Enjoy a delicious typical lunch at Orosi Valley
Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee to Lankester Garden and lunch.
Alcoholic beverages, additional meals and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions.
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Bring a sweater, raincoat, camera, binoculars, biodegradable insect repellant and extra money for souvenirs, meals, beverages or personal expenses.
If traveling with infants 0-2 years, please note that there is an obligatory fee for a baby car seat, payable directly in resort. Wheelchair accessibility: Only folding wheelchairs accepted. The client must have some mobility in the legs and be accompanied.
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
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8 hours (approx.)