San José to La Fortuna + Visit to Poas Volcano National Park + Lunch in Hule Lagoon
We depart from San José towards la Fortuna at San Carlos through the mountains of the Cordillera Central in our modern and safe microbuses.
During the transfer we will be passing by towns of cloudy areas as Poasito or Fraijanes, where we will stop for the use of toilets and if you want to buy and taste delicious fresh strawberries from the region. After this, we will continue the route to Poas Volcano National Park known for locating the volcano as one of the largest craters in the world and considered as one of the natural wonders of the country.
In the National Park tour we will have the opportunity to see the main crater if it is clear, moreover we will learn about the typical forest of the region known as “Bosque Nuboso” making it one of the main attractions on site; if you run into luck we will observe some species characteristic of this forest like rabbits, squirrels, birds, peccaries, amphibians, reptiles and lots of plants of the area such as bromeliads and orchids.
Once we have finished the tour in the Park, we will take the route to Vara Blanca admiring some natural sceneries as La Paz waterfall until we reach to the town Pata de Gallo, where is located the impressive Hule Lagoon known for its vast 55 hectares of extension and the variety of scenery. Right there, we will savor a delicious traditional Costa Rican lunch while enjoying the panoramic views of the Hule Lagoon where we will learn about its formation and other interesting details.
After lunch we are ready to continue our ride toward La Fortuna at San Carlos where the majestic Arenal Volcano is located.
Light clothing, rain coat, sunscreen, camera and money for snacks, tips or souvenirs.
Transportation from the hotel in comfortable and modern microbuses with air condition, Guide for the Service (professional driver), Wi-Fi in route, bottled mineral water, Poás Volcano entrance fee and delicious lunch with panoramic view of the Hule Lagoon.
Departure from San José: 07:00 hrs
Arrival to La Fortuna: 14:30 hrs