Central Valley Experiences

Experiences

San Jose City Tour

sjo-city-tourThis tour immerses you in the rich Costa Rican culture and history by experiencing the beautiful museums and historical sites of San Jose.  It begins with an orientation and drive through the beautiful Sabana Park.  Next, we will take a walking tour through the historic National Theatre.  Completed in 1897, the theatre is a masterpiece in art and architecture.  Afterwards we will visit one of the many unique museums of Costa Rica.

Coffee Plantation Tour

doka-tourThe Doka Coffee tour is located in the Costa Rica capital of coffee, Sabanilla de Alajuela.  The main objective of the Coffee Tour is to educate and inform tourists about the process that growing coffee involves.

 

Day Trip – White Water Rafting

sjo-raftingThis is the ultimate adventure in Costa Rica. With all the water they receive during the wet season this is a thrill that will tease everyone. Guides will instruct you on procedures for rapids and all the gear is included. White water rafting is an unforgettable adventure for the whole family!

Day Trip – Tortuguero National

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This trip departs from San Jose and heads East through coffee plantations and the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park where the slopes are covered with vegetation and waterfalls  that can been seen from the van, after stopping for a typical Costa Rican breakfast.

 

Day Trip – Poás Volcano

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As one of the world’s largest geyser, this trip to the Poás Volcano should not be missed. The crater is over 1.5 km wide which allows for amazing pictures and unforgettable landscapes. This tour begins with a drive through coffee plantations, flower farms, and includes a hike at the summit through the forest concluding at an emerald green lagoon.

 

Day Trip – Lankaster Gardens

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Containing over 800 different varieties of orchids, the Lankester Gardens are not to be over looked. This trip will begin with a visit to the Basilica de Los Angeles and then continue to the gardens where you will be allowed to observe nature’s beauty.

 

Day Trip – Irazú Volcano

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This trip will begin by ascending to the summit of the Irazú Volcano; where on a clear day one can view both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. After an exciting tour of the volcano you will descend to the beautiful town of Cartago where ancient ruins and the old Parish await. Exploring these carvings and statues will be the perfect end to the tour.

 

Day Trip – Grecia & Sarchí

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Beginning with a drive through some of the largest coffee and sugar plantations in Costa Rica, the first stop will be the famous metal church at Grecia. The next stop will be Sarachí and its famous craftsman factories that tailor magnificent oxcarts.

 

Day Trip – Arenal Volcano by Night & Hot Springs

sjo-arenalThis trip begins early in the morning from San José, and start off with a visit to the town of Sarchí, a quaint little town that is widely known for its indigenous handicrafts. After exploring the town and having lunch the tour will continue to the most active volcano in the Americas, Volcán Arenal. This immense mountain shoots hot lava and ash daily and you will get the pleasure of viewing it during the evening.