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Irazu Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket
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Irazu Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket
From US$30,00*
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“irazu volcano”(29 reviews)
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This park is centered around the largest volcano in the country, which has a surprising moon-like landscape.
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All reviews irazu volcano main crater parking lot gift shop entrance fee san jose costa rica great view highest point early in the morning high altitude be careful short walk blue lake above sea level two hours clear view
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really high up and it was a little hard to breath if you were doing the long walks. The great thing is you could drive to any part of it, right up to the fence. There are essentially 3 areas to look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mona H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go early in the morning to avoid the clouds and the crouds it's about half hour drive up. Walk along the fence and catch a glimpse of the blue water covering the crater. Great views. Once at the end of the fence you can cut...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Raroboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try to arrive early on weekends as it tends to get very crowded. Good facilities and ample parking space.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lazytravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Irazú Volcano is an active volcano in Costa Rica, situated in the Cordillera Central close to the city of Cartago,Costa Rica. To reach the peak which is 3432 metres would mean about a 30-45 minute drive up to admire the 3 craters. The walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank betty l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Weather was great, so we had a clear view and wasn’t needing to wear warm clothes. It’s about 3500 meters high, which you are above the clouds and it was awesome sight.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jackhammer73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must-see. We loved it. We almost didn't go because many reviews said they only allowed you to be at the peak for 15 to 20 minutes, and that it was too pricey, overcrowded and that there wasn't much to be seen, but we found...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank pablogday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As everyone has been indicating, the drive up to Irazu Volcano is full with beautiful views where at a certain moments you are above the clouds. The Volcano itself is definitely worth a visit, however I was expecting a little more. One pays the standard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RaymondWooninck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like hiking, cold, and nature, this is a very nice option. it's cheap and calm. Bring Snacks, and drinks. Be careful of Pizotes (litte food stealers animals). And of course, ENJOY!.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LnCWorldTravelers
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

We spent two hours here enjoying the spectacular views. The two craters were impressive and the main one had the amazing turquoise lake. We also walked up (you can drive) to the peak / highest point for panoramic views, including all the way to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Sicipi
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

There are 3 eruption calderas at this national park. A word of warning. Wear hoodies and jackets. It is in the low 40’s and windy. There is a beautiful green and blue lake in the last eruption crater. The other two are black sand if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank carolvalentine2018
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13 January 2019|
Response from QuintenJ | Reviewed this property |
There is parking lot from where you can make short walks to the crater. If you put your luggage out of sight I guess it is completely safe.
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12 November 2018|
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Response from NMannersF | Reviewed this property |
It’s a paved road all the way up then you leave your car at the lot. We picked the one by the small gift shop and walked 10-15 minutes into park.