You will be picked up at the hotel and you will begin to ascend through the Alajuela province terrains. You will notice a change in temperature and vegetation and see coffee plantations, ferns, flowers, and strawberry farms along the way. You will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a coffee tour on an actual coffee plantation where you will learn the techniques used by the experts to produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica.
The careful process involved in the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean will then be illustrated. You'll continue to Poás Volcano where you will not only admire the impressive main crater but also learn about the different ecosystems in this unique and protected national park. Following the visit to the volcano, you'll continue to La Paz Water Fall Garden to walk through a trail that leads to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park, visit the hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the birdhouse, the butterfly garden, and the frog exhibit. This excursion can be enjoyed by all ages.
- Departure: AM
- Duration: full day
- Difficulty level: low
- Included: transportation, a bilingual guide, entrance fees, breakfast, and lunch.
- We recommend bringing: a hat, light jacket, walking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars, a camera, and a raincoat.
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