Cartago activities, tickets and more

Day Trips & Excursions

Cartago by Rail from San Jose: Bike Ride and Market Tour

Ready for a change of scenery from the hustle and bustle of San Jose? Ride the rails to nearby Cartago and enjoy a bike tour of the historical town! After a guided morning stroll, a 45-minute train trip takes you through the mountains to this sleepy oasis, where you’ll bicycle to its Central Market for some tasty bites. Enjoy the fresh air and friendly locals on this half-day tour, with transport by bus back to the capital. Numbers limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.
$63
6 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Irazu Volcano Park, Cartago, Orosi Valley Tour from San Jose

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 strato volcano with an irregular subconical shape. It towers 3,432 meters above sea level and spreads over 500 squarekilometers, which makes it the largest volcano in Costa Rica.
$115
8 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Trip to Irazu Volcano and Cartago from San Jose

This excursion offers the opportunity to visit the City of Cartago and its Basilica of Los Ángeles. You’ll also have a chance to discover the highest volcano in Costa Rica (at 11,000 feet above sea level) with its amazing resemblance to the moon’s surface.
$68
6 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Irazu Volcano and Hacienda Orosi Hot Springs

This excursion is a combination of excursions to the Irazu Volcano National Park, Orosi Basilica, Orosi Valley and Hacienda Orosi Hot Springs. On this excursion you can observe the impressive volcano, visit sites of great historical and cultural value of the country and relax in the hot springs.
$144
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

San Jose to Irazu Volcano, Orosi, Cartago: Tour, Lunch, Pickup

This tour is the combination of the Irazú Volcano National Park and the Orosi Lankester Garden tours. To that end, the tour offers the mystique of the Irazú Volcano, and the enchantment of the lush gardens in Orosi.
$106
10 hours
Outdoor Activities

San Jose Full-Day Tour with Cartago, Irazu Volcano, Nightlife

Escape the city for a bike ride through the mountains and a trip up a volcano, wander local markets, take in a total history lesson, then indulge in a dinner to remember. This jam-packed San Jose tour includes culture, history, nature, nightlife and adventure, plus a tasty three-course meal (with wine, naturally). It’s the best way to experience the best of San Jose!
$168
10 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Irazu Volcano one day tour from San Jose

Enjoy a full day of hiking at the Irazu Volcano and then a guided tour of Cartago city, historical and cultural value of the country and relax in the hot springs. • Hike up the Irazú Volcano • Enjoy a full day trip from San José • Discover the historical and religious sites of Cartago city
$110
12 hours
Outdoor Activities

Bike Tour and Waterfalls

This bike tour was founded by local bike touring expert and Travellingbybike owner Layton Keddy. The route is intended to get people into an area of Costa Rica where only locals would go to travel. The most intimate way to experience a new area is travelling by bike. You will have many opportunities to photograph the panoramic landscape and plenty of time to go swimming by the waterfalls. The 15 minute mini hike in to the waterfall area is virgin tropical forest. An unforgettable day!
$115
8 hours
Classes & Workshops

Yoga and Waterfall Adventure Hike

This is the only experience available in Costa Rica that will get you out of the city for the day to enjoy an all levels yoga class and a swim under three beautiful waterfalls. You will practice yoga with a full panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and afterwards be guided through a tropical rainforest for a swim. It's the perfect day out!
$115
8 hours
Water Sports

PACUARE 1-DAY TRIP

The first 4 miles consist of fun class II-III rapids which is a perfect time to test your new river skills and gain confidence in your team. Here you can find pockets of secondary growth forest that is extremely beautiful. After about 40 minutes we will enter the famous Pacuare River Gorge, which is 5 miles of some of the best white water Costa Rica has to offer. The rapids here are “Terciopelo snake”, “Double drop”, “Upper and Lower Huacas”, “Pin ball” toname a few. You will also see the Huacas watefall, a 150 foot dramatic drop into the river.
$99
6 hours