This tour will make sure you're fueled for the full-day adventure ahead of you. Spend eight hours in Costa Rica's exquisite central valley of Alajuela, where you'll discover how the perfect cup of Costa Rican coffee is produced at the Doka Coffee Estate, and explore a volcanic region at Poás Volcano National Park.
- 8 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 7:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
This tour immediately gets you off to a good start when you arrive at the Doka Coffee Estate for a lovely breakfast. The delicious food you'll be enjoying is only further enhanced by your beautiful surroundings. Once you've had your fill, it's time to discover how Costa Rica produces such a fine cup of coffee.
Not only does the Doka Coffee Estate produce award-winning coffee, it is a third generation family business. Watch the estate's coffee go from berry to brew as you learn about cultivating, harvesting, roasting, and finally, sampling. You may even get to pitch in during the early portion of the production tour.
Ready to work off breakfast and your caffeine fix? Then it's time to head to your next destination — Poás Volcano National Park. Put your sweater on, because the rise in elevation is about to create a weather change that might leave you a little chilly. At 2,708 meters (8,885 ft), Poás Volcano is a stratovolcano with sulphur fumaroles, and a crater that's 320 meters (1,050 feet) deep.
As you climb toward the crater viewing point you'll be able to appreciate the beauty of Costa Rica, which includes plants, flowers, scurrying wildlife, and picturesque farmlands. Enjoy the crater viewpoint and the scenic hiking trails where you will learn about the surrounding ecosystems. The time you'll spend at Poás Volcano National Park is broken down accordingly:
- 10 minutes walking to the main crater viewpoint.
- 20 minutes exploring the crater viewpoint with sulphur fumaroles, the hiking trails, and learning about the areas ecosystems.
- A 10 minute walk to exit the park.
Make the most of your holiday in Alajuela, Costa Rica — spend a whole day outdoors as you learn about agriculture and have an adventure at a beautiful volcanic park.
*Note: The Poás Volcano portion of this tour occurs at a high altitude and is not recommended for pregnant women, children, or individuals who have high blood pressure, a heart condition, or recently had surgery.
Poás Volcano overlooks 14,000 acres (5,666 ha) of various habitats that make up Poas Volcano National Park (Parque Nacional Volcán Poás). Poás Volcano National Park is one of Costa Rica's most active volcanos, making it an awesome place to visit. At a height of 8,885 ft (2,708 m), Poás remains one of Costa Rica's largest and most active volcanoes. This fact alone is enough to attract thousands of visitors per year
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What to Bring
Binoculars Camera Insect repellent Raincoat Light jacket or sweatshirt Walking shoes Hat
Entrance fee to Doka Coffee Tour Entrance fee to Poás Volcano National Park Bilingual Guide (English/Spanish) Breakfast Transportation
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Fantastic tour - I thoroughly recommend.
This was a good tour. We enjoyed every aspect of it.
We loved this tour! Every part of it was wonderful!!
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Why settle for one adventure when you can go on three? Explore Costa Rica's central valley in beautiful Alajuela. You'll be out all day on this 10 hour adventure which takes you to Poás Volcano National Park, Doka Coffee Estate, and La Paz Waterfall Garden. Outdoor adventure, a treat for the palate, and the beauty of nature — this tour has it all.
Located along the fertile slopes of the Poás Volcano, Doka Estate has been growing and roasting award-winning coffee for three generations. This tour allows visitors to gain an intimate understanding of how coffee is grown, harvested, processed and produced in both Costa Rica and around the world.
On this tour you’ll get a good look at some of the environment that makes Costa Rica an ecological wonder. First you’ll see the Britt coffee plantation, and learn about Costa Rican coffee. Then you’ll head to La Paz waterfall gardens for an outdoor lunch and an informative look at local flora and fauna.