Location: Costa Rica, Central Valley, Alajuela, Fraijanes, Poasito, Volcan Poas y Vara Blanca
Early in the morning you are picked up at your hotel in San José and drive to the Alajuela province. On the way ascending to the Poás Volcano you will enjoy the beauty of the landscape of the Central Valley passing by coffee and fern plantations and strawberry farms. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Doka coffee plantation and afterwards you will learn a little bit about the careful process and techniques involved in the cultivation of this famous beverage.
After the visit of the Doka plantation you continue your trip to the majestic Volcano Poás, the most visited National Park in Costa Rica. You will admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles and learn from your guide about the different ecosystems in this beautiful national park.
The next stop is at one of the most beautiful destinations in the area: La Paz Waterfall Gardens. It is a private nature reserve with a beautiful orchid garden and one of the largest butterfly gardens in Central America. Furthermore, a Hummingbird garden, wild cats, reptiles, monkeys and lots of tropical birds are waiting to be discovered.
After a delicious lunch buffet you will take a walk on a trail leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Taking pictures is a must!
After this day full of excitement you will be heading back to San Jose and arrive there in the early evening.