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  • Address: Orosi, Costa Rica

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Orosi River Valley

The thick green forests, fertile coffee plantations and scenic mountains of the Orosi River Valley draw bird watchers, freshwater fishermen and nature lovers to the banks of the Reventazon River, as well as the pristine lake formed by the Cachi Dam.

Travelers can spend the morning wandering through Iglesia de San Jose de Orosi Church, where Spanish Colonial artifacts and religious paintings line the interior of Costa Rica’s oldest church still in use. Adventurers will enjoy an afternoon at the Irazu Volcano. Crater lakes and lush farmland make for scenic hikes and picturesque views.

The Ruins of Ujarras, with peaceful gardens and even a nearby public swimming pool, prove another popular destination for both travelers and residents. Buy lunch from one of the local women selling fragrant arepas before exploring the historic ruins and cooling off with a refreshing dip.

Practical Info

Orosi River Valley is located about 40 miles from San Jose and five miles south of Cartago.

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Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester, San Jose, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 42 Reviews

Immerse yourself in the natural landscapes of Central America and see Costa Rica’s best highlights on this full-day trip from San Jose! Visit the tallest ...  Read more

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $102.00
Combo Tour from San Jose: Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankaster Garden, San Jose, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Combo Tour from San Jose: Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankaster Garden

This tour is the combination of the Irazu Volcano National Park and the Orosi Lankester Garden tours. With this excursion you will see an impressive volcano, ...  Read more

Location: San José, Costa Rica
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $127.00
Day Trip to Irazu Volcano, Oros Valley and Lankester Gardens, San Jose, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Day Trip to Irazu Volcano, Oros Valley and Lankester Gardens

Five things to acknowledge about this tour: You will travel through the most beautiful winding road of Costa Rica traversing fertile lands where all types ...  Read more

Location: San José, Costa Rica
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $113.33
Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley, San Jose, Day ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Day Trip from San Jose to Irazu Volcano National Park, Cartago City and Orosi Valley

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

In this day tour you will be able to enjoy beautiful views from the Irazu Volcano National Park, Orosi Valley and explore Cartago City. Irazu is an active ...  Read more

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $105.00

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