Irazu Volcano and Hacienda Orosi Hot Springs: This excursion is a combination of excursions to the Irazu Volcano National Park, Orosi Basilica, Orosi Valley and Hacienda Orosi Hot Springs. On this excursion you can observe the impressive volcano, visit sites of great historical and cultural value of the country and relax in the hot springs.
We take the South Panamerican Highway, to start ascending the large “Irazu “. The winding road travels through fertile lands cultivated with all kinds of vegetables as we observe a lovely panoramic. On the top of the volcano you can observe the main craters and on a clear day Pacific Oceans and Caribbean Sea.
As we descend to the city of Cartago we will stop at the Virgin of the Angels Basilica thar according to religious custom is a peregrination site for many believers. Surrounded by rainforest and lush vegetation, La Hacienda Orosi has been blessed by mother earth with nascent hypothermal mineral water.
These rich springs of mineral hypothermal “telluric” waters (non-magmatic or volcanic), are filtered between the layers of the earth and spring in the middle of the rainforest at more than 65 degrees Celsius. The minerals, salts and ions that compose this water enrich the skin tissues, stimulate the senses.
Hacienda Orosi is a mystical land where the positive energy is perceived as you walk, tranquility as you breathe and peace as you enjoy of this place.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up from most centrally located hotels in San Jose.
Duration: Approx. 9 hours.
Start/opening time: Leaving San Jose at approx. 7.30am. Check-in is 15 minutes before this time.
End/closing time: Heading back to San Jose at approx. 6pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Includes: Lunch and admission to the Volcano and Hacienda Orosi.
Others: We recommend bringing a hat, a jacket, comfortable shoes, a swimsuit, insect repellent, binoculars and a camera.
A minimum of two people are needed in order for the tour to go ahead.