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San Jose Walking and Bus City Tour
"An unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city's main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica's evolution.
From $52.00
 
San Jose Super Saver: City Sightseeing plus Traditional Music and Dance Show with Dinner
San Jose Super Saver: City Sightseeing plus Traditional Music and Dance Show with Dinner"This Super Saver pairs two popular guided tours at a discounted price. The San Jose city tour provides the perfect introduction to Costa Rica's capital city and the Traditional Music and Dance Show gives you the chance to eat delicious hearty fare while watching folkloric traditions passed down through generations. See Itinerary below for details.Choose to take both tours one after the other or spread them out over the course of two days. In making your selection please note that the city tour operates daily and the Traditional Music and Dance Show is available on Wednesday and Thursday nights."
From $103.00
 
San Jose City Sightseeing Tour
"Immerse yourself in Costa Rica's rich culture and history as you follow your local guide to San Jose’s best sites on this sightseeing tour. Visit the magnificent Opera House -- the pride and joy of Costa Rica. Learn how this century-old cultural symbo this museum will give you a unique insight into the cultural heritage of Costa Rica. Weave your way through the museum with your guide and admire the stunning gold jade stone and pottery collection. Next visit the historic National Theater completed in 1897 and recognized as a masterpiece of architecture.Please note: Museums are closed on Mondays and the National Theatre is closed on Sundays."""
From $53.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Provincia de Cartago

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Museo Volcanológico

Some 4 km below the Irazú parking we passed by a private volcanology museum. We wanted to see it, but it was closed. However in the garden was a feeding bottle attracting humingbirds. So here are a...
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Lookout Point

After hiking up this mountain, falling, injuring myself, and meeting a farmer, he told me all about this lookout point. I had passed it while hiking up, but didn't think twice about it. Apparently at...
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La Covachita

This is a little restaurant that was included with of tour of the river,,,,it is located in a town called Ortega,Costa Rica. We,had the chicken dinner with mango juice and a bread type pudding for...
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Turrialba Volcano

If you only have time for visiting one vulcano choose Turrialba. The reasons? Here they are: 1. Entrance to the National Park is (still) free 2. You can walk around the caldera, directly at its edge...
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Pineapple plantations

South from Cartago, on the way to Camino Real, there are plenty of pineapple plantations. Just get out from the road and take your time to walk through the plantations. Not necessary to say, fruits...
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Rincon de la Vieja National Park

This is very off the path, it takes about two hours and you need a 4 WD vehicle to take you here. The access road is 16 miles of dirt road, and if you don't have good shocks in your car, you will feel...
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Cerro de la Muerte

South from Cartago, the Interamericana starts to climb the mountains, till the highest point, Cerro de la muerte. If you take the small road on the right (it's well indicated), after 2 km there is a...
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Death march

That is what we laughingly called our all day hike to see different flora and fauna at a different elevation. We saw many birds and beautiful scenery.Guests that stay a week at Rancho Naturalista are...
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Mar 26, 2009

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Top Hotels in Provincia de Cartago

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San Gerardo de Dota, Cartago, Province of Cartago, 482-7050, Costa Rica
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Pacuare River, Turrialba, 1000, Costa Rica
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Valle de Orosi, Orosi, 1122 - 7050, Costa Rica
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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Pan America Highway, Cartago, Costa Rica
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Turrialba, Costa Rica
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Top Things to Do in Provincia de Cartago

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Volcán Irazú

With 3432 m Irazú is the highest active volcano of Costa Rica. It is actually a couple of hundred m higher than the (dormant) volcanoes we climbed in Java, Gunung Lawu and Gunung Merbabu. But whereas...
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Hot Springs

Orosi is truly known for its hot springs and thermal baths. You'd be silly to miss out on the opportunity to dip into some all natural springs for free. Even I, amidst the sweltering summer heat and...
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Black Sand Beaches

This is a closer view of the black volcanic sand, common of the beaches in Costa Rica. While it is not as soft as the usual sugary white sand, it is very interesting, and forms beautiful patterns when...
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Birdwatching

More than 345 birds have been seen within 2 miles of the lodge. Four main trails are on this ranch. They are well maintained and not difficult to walk. You will find shelters and benches along the...
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Birding and Ecology

The #1 thing to do, is go birding. There have been more than 350 species of birds identified within two miles of the lodge. You may see birds with names like toucans, motmots, scarlet-thighed dacnis,...
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Ujarrás Ruins

The ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion lie at the bottom of Orosi valley. Driving east from Paraíso to Cachí our first view of the ruins was from high up. To reach them we took...
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"Nature travelers"
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"Costa Rica's Central Valley"
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"Middle South"
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