Costa Rica Day Trip Tour with Lunch

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From $150.48

13 reviews   (3.92)

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: San Jose, San Jose

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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We will pick you up at the lodging of your hotel to take you at one of the most famous volcanoes at Costa Rica, It has erupted 40 times since 1828, including April 2017 when visitors and residents were evacuated. The volcano and surrounding park were closed for nearly 17 months, with a 2.5 kilometer safety perimeter established around the erupting crater. As of September 1, 2018 the park has reopened with limited access only to the crater observation area.
After we will have a delicious typical lunch at the zone.
Then we will visit one of the most beautiful waterfall in Costa Rica, La Paz waterfall.
And to make it this tour very interesting we will visit the unique Starbucks Coffee farm in the world

What's Included

Bottled water


Hotel pickup and drop-off


National Park fees

What's Not Included

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 1 - 99

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Poas Volcano
The Tour will start with pick up at your hotel to take you at Poas Volcano, as we ascend the mountain, we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and visuals.

There is a noticeable change in temperature and vegetation, preparing us for the pleasure of the exuberant cloud forest of the Poas Volcano.

The Poás Volcano, is an active 2,708-metre (8,885 ft) stratovolcano. The crater of the volcano is over a mile across and 1050 feet deep. It has erupted 40 times since 1828, including April, 2017.

At the Volcano we will have time to enjoy the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles.

Then we will have a delicious typical lunch at the restaurants around the zone.

• Admission Ticket Included

Hacienda Alsacia Starbucks Coffee Farm
Then visit the Hacienda Alsacia Starbucks Coffee Farm, the first and only Starbucks coffee farm.

With beautiful views and incredible facilities.

• Admission Ticket Included


Spectacular Day Tour
Alexandrea_M, 15-05-2022
Giovanni is the best tour guide we could have asked for. His personality and positive attitude allowed my family to have a "fabulous" day tour. Our first stop was the volcano which if it wasn't for Giovanni's positive vibes we would have missed seeing the volcano because the fog literally moved in less than 10 minutes of us arriving, taking some great photo's, all I can say is WOW! The next stop was the waterfall, absolutely beautiful, then we went for a wonderful lunch which truly was delicious. Our final stop was Starbucks which had a great view and was so relaxing.

Giovanni thanks for ensuring we had a memorable tour. Keep up the great work, we could not have asked for anything better.
Amazing tour guide!
Tania_H, 21-04-2022
The most memorable part of this experience was the tour guide, Giovanni. He guided through an amazing day of adventure and made it so fun and educational. Poas was beautiful and the coffee farm was really interesting. He also took us to an authentic Costa Rican restaurant for lunch. Loved every minute!
30 year anniversary
JASON_L, 13-12-2021
Arturo was a fantastic guide! I highly recommend this tour! It was our first volcano tour and Arturo was very knowledgeable about the history. He was also considerate of our needs and experience.
A perfect day with spectacular sights and an authentic Costa Rican lunch
MalcolmInBonita, 19-06-2021
This day trip was perfect. Everything we hoped for and more. We were lucky enough to get to the Poas volcano around 10 AM with the sun still shining so perfect viewing. Nice little 800 Meter walk from the entrance gate to the volcano. Then La Paz waterfall was spectacular, again lucky no rain yet around 12 noon. Starbucks Coffee Farm fascinating. Rain started then so we decided to forgo the actual tour and just enjoyed coffee in their impressive coffee and souvenir shop, and took pictures from the entrance platform of their beautiful coffee fields in steep mountain valleys with a waterfall and all. All this to say nothing of the beauty of the drive up to 8,500 ft with wonderful views of San Jose in the valley, the rain forest all around. Much of the scenery reminded us of Switzerland and New Zealand. Plenty of locations where Hobiton would fit in perfectly :-)
A Perfect Trip outside of San Jose!
495alissac, 19-12-2020
My boyfriend and I loved our day trip. We were only in Costa Rica for a few days, and wanted to see the natural beauty outside of San Jose, and this was perfect. We were picked up early and the only people on excursion. COVID protocols were followed (masks, hand sanitizer, etc.) with the exception of eating lunch, in which we had our masks off to eat. On the way to the volcano, we made a few stops (photos, bathroom, fresh strawberries, etc.). Our tour guide, Arturo, asked us where we wanted to stop and let us customize our experience. The volcano itself was breathtaking. There was a short, flat hike to get there, and you can only stay 20 minutes due to it being an active volcano. From there, we went to the waterfall and even got to walk behind the waterfall which Arturo took photos of us. We thought we were going to go into the animal sanctuary and waterfall gardens due it being listed as an included ticket, but we only saw the lower waterfall from the highway. From there, we stopped and had a wonderful filling lunch - choice of pork, chicken, steak, and fish with many sides and fruit juices. At lunch, we asked Arturo lots of questions about Costa Rica and he was extremely knowledgeable and helpful throughout the entire trip. We then went to the Starbucks Research and Development farm. The views were spectacular and the tour guide was very knowledgeable as well. You are able to buy gifts/souvenirs here as well as the small shop (almost like a gas station) on the way to the volcano - we recommend the strawberries with sweetened condensed milk and chocolate! Overall, we were very happy with the tour and very glad we took the chance to get outside of the city. Arturo was phenomenal - high energy, willing to answer all of our questions in fluent English, and truly loves his job. He was a highlight of our trip!

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