Walk to the peak of the Poás Volcano, one of the world's largest volcanoes


  • Discover the flora of the volcano

  • Information given by your guide

  • Walk to the peak of the Poás Volcano

Essential info*

Duration 5hrs

  • English
  • Spanish

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Discover one of Costa Rica's largest volcanoes!

After leaving your hotel in San José, you will travel to the Poás Volcano. On the way, you will stop at the agriculture monument and the famous Mango Park. During your ascent by bus to the peak of the volcano, your guide will reveal the secrets of Costa Rican coffee production. You can also admire the array of flora on the volcano.

Once you reach the peak of the volcano, you will have some free time to walk around and view the impressive crater and the panoramic view of the valley. You cannot miss the immense acid lake in the heart of the crater!

At the end of this visit, you will be returned to your San José hotel.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (except in exceptional circumstances)
  • Duration: Approx. 4 hours
  • Times: 8.00 (pick-up from your hotel between 7.20 and 8.30)
  • To take part in this activity simply present your booking voucher to the local tour operator
  • The tour may be cancelled if there is only one participant, or if the weather conditions are bad. In this event the activity will be re-scheduled, or a refund will be made.
  • We advise you to wear light clothes and comfortable walking shoes for this tour.
  • Transport to and from your hotel will be by air-conditioned minibus
  • You can speak to your guide in English/Spanish.

The price includes:

  • Walk to the peak of the volcano
  • The services of a professional guide (in English/Spanish)
  • Transport to and from your San José hotel

The price does not include:

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

All other details will be provided at the time of booking.

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

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