Starts in: San José | Available: Every day
Private Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
6 hours tour
English and Spanish
$75/ person
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Tour Highlights


Discover the Irazú Volcano, Costa Rica's highest active volcano, an astounding 3,432 meters above sea level.


Visit the Basilica of the Virgen de Los Ángeles, a historic place of pilgrimage since 1635.

Why we chose this tour

Our Irazú Volcano Half-Day Tour from San José takes you into the clouds, to Costa Rica's highest active volcano. On a clear day, you'll be able to take in the majestic views of both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Marvel at Irazú Volcano's great majesty, boasting a summit elevation of 3,432 meters and attracting tourists from all over the world. Our Irazú Volcano Half-Day Tour invites you to ascend in style, cruising along with a comfortable 500-meter walk on flat trail from the vehicle to the crater, it's suitable for a variety of activity levels to enjoy.

Our Irazú Volcano Half-Day Tour from San José is available every day, and invites you to experience Costa Rica’s highest active volcano while ascending in comfort. The volcano is an impressive 3,432 meters above sea level, and its last eruptive phase between 1963 and 1965 was felt throughout the entire country. On a clear day, you’ll be able to view both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans!

Afterward, descend to the city of Cartago, Costa Rica’s ancient capital established in 1563 by the conquerer Juan Vázquez de Coronado. Then visit the Basilica of the Virgen de Los Ángeles, a historic pilgrimage site since 1635.

The Irazú Volcano Half-Day Tour starts and ends in San José with guaranteed departures.

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Itinerary - Irazú Volcano Half-Day Tour from San José

6:15-7:40 - Pickup from San Jose
  • Collection from 5 centralized hotels in San José
8 am - Guided tour Irazú Volcano National Park
  • Enjoy a visit of Irazú Volcano
10:50 - Guided tour Basilica of the Virgen de los Ángeles
  • Descend to the city of Cartago, the ancient capital of Costa Rica and visit the Basilica of the Virgin de los Ángeles
13:00-14:00 - Drop off in San José
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
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Important Details

Transportation to and from San José
Fully guided tour with a bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
Entrance fees
Meals and drinks
Personal expenses
Travel insurance
What to Bring
Warm clothes
Walking shoes
Difficulty: Easy
Please note we reserve the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions
The tour requires a minimum of 2 people
NB – all timings are approximate  
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