Poas Volcano / Doka / Grecia / Sarchi

About this tour

This tour package will take you to the impressive and mystical Poás Volcano; through coffee plantations and panoramic views, and we visit the heart of the workshops of authentic Costa Rican artisans in Sarchí.

We start the tour driving the Pan-American Highway towards Alajuela City. On route, we will see the costarican Agriculture's Monument, the Monument of Juan Santamaría (our national hero), and the popular Mango Park. As we ascend towards the Poás Volcano we will stop to learn about the coffee. Then we will continue our journey through the ferns, flowers, and strawberry farms, enjoying the breathtaking sightings along the road. As we keep driving, be prepared to experience the cool and lush cloud forest of Poás Volcano area.

At the volcano we will have time to enjoy the impressive main crater with its geysers, and then take a light walk through the forest trails towards the beautiful Botos Lagoon and learn about the different ecosystems of the volcano. After enjoying the visit to Poás Volcano, we will take you to enjoy a delicious lunch at Doka Estate.

Our third stop is Grecia City, considered to be one of the cleanest towns in Latin America. Grecia is home to the only metal church in Costa Rica. The church is a national monument that fills its inhabitants with pride. Then, shortly after visiting the metal church, we will visit the central market area, which is an excellent place to experience the local lifestyle.

Our last stop on the way is Sarchí City, known as the cradle of Costa Rican artisans. Here we will enjoy the artistic work of local artisans, as they create the famous typical carts. Then we can purchase some special souvenirs to take home.

Tour info

8 hrs
Transportation, bilingual tour guide, entry fee to Poas Volcano and Doka Coffee Tour, lunch.
US $130 per person.
7:30 am
Lightweight jacket, walking shoes, binoculars, camera.
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