San Jose is literally in the center of several easily accessible volcanoes. How many volcanoes are there in Costa Rica? MANY!!! In fact, there 6 active volcanoes and 61 other dormant or extinct volcanoes in Costa Rica. That is why we have devoted this entire section to highlighting the best volcano tours in Costa Rica.
Both the Poas and Irazu Volcano craters are best visited early in the mornings before the cloud cover sets in and visibility is good for some amazing photo ops. For those short on time, you can choose a half day tour and be back in time for lunch. If you have time, add some culture and history to your tour with a full day combo tour. Our number one volcano tour is the Poas Volcano & La Paz Waterfall Gardens combo for good reason. The place is spectacular and we hope you have the chance to visit during your Costa Rica vacation.
Where there are volcanoes, there are hot springs. Needless to say, with so many volcanoes in Costa Rica, there is no shortage of hot springs. Join one of our full day Volcano & Hot Springs tours from San Jose and get to know Costa Rica's most famous volcano, Arenal. Hike around the Arenal Volcano National park, then take your pick of hot springs resorts to soak in and recover from the days hike. Which hot springs resort should you choose? Take a look at our handy dandy guide to Arenal hot springs and decide which hot springs resort is your favorite.
The Real Deal Tours offers the best deals in Costa Rica on the best volcano tours in San Jose. Browse through our selection of San Jose Volcano & Hot Springs Tours below and choose from half day trips to Poas or Irazu, or a full day tour to Arenal for a complete Volcano & Hot Springs experience in Costa Rica.
Irazu Volcano Tour - Half Day Excursion
If you only have a short time in Costa Rica, this half day tour to Irazu Volcano is the perfect choice for you. Departing San Jose early in the morning, we will head straight to the spectacular summit of Costa Rica´s Irazu Volcano, the highest active volcano in Costa Rica, and you can peer down into the mystical green lagoon!.
The Real Deal: $63.00
The Real Deal: $49.00
Doka Coffee + Poas Volcano Half Day Tour
Coming to Costa Rica for a conference, business meeting, or just a short stop before heading out to one of Costa Rica´s beach destinations? Our Doka Coffee + Poas Volcano Half Day Tour is perfect excursion for those short on time or business travelers in San Jose with only a few hours to escape to one of the amazing Volcano National Parks in Costa Rica.
The Real Deal: $83.00
The Real Deal: $61.00
Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour Combo
There is no better pairing in nature than volcanoes and hot springs and the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica boasts numerous options to experience this super duo for yourself. What´s not to love about the impressive and beautiful Arenal, coupled with a relaxing soak in your choice of natural hot springs?
The Real Deal: $146.00
The Real Deal: $186.00
Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens
If you only have one day in San Jose and you want to pack in the most quintessential Costa Rica sightseeing experience, our Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley & Lankester Gardens combo tour is one of your best bets! On a clear day on the summit of Irazu Volcano, you have the chance of seeing both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans...amazing!!
The Real Deal: $100.00
The Real Deal: $75.00
Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee, Grecia & Sarchi Oxcarts
Don't want to miss a single detail in Costa Rica's central valley? This super combo tour departing San Jose packs in the infamous Costa Rica coffee, the historical town of Grecia, Costa Rica's icon the painted oxcarts of Sarchi and finally the quintessential Costa Rica experience; a visit to the crater at the Poas Volcano National Park.
The Real Deal: $94.00
The Real Deal: $65.00
Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee & La Paz Waterfall Gardens Tour Super Combo
The Poas Volcano National Park is one of Costa Rica’s natural wonders you should not miss on your vacation to San Jose. But top it off with a visit to one of Costa Rica’s most famous coffee regions at the Doka Estate, and add in a visit to the coolest eco park in Costa Rica, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, and you have yourself on the best things to do in Costa Rica from San Jose!
The Real Deal: $136.00
The Real Deal: $97.00
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