Poas Volcano – Doka Coffee Tour – La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Breakfast included in the hotel. Private guided visit to Poas Volcano, Doka Coffee Plantation and La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
To get to the different attractions included during this tour, we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park. First stop, will be in Doka, a third-generation coffee plantation to learn how coffee is picked, milled, ground and roasted.
As we continue towards the Poás Volcano, we will notice the change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations, fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a colorful landscape. The Poas is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in the country, with its enormous crater measuring one kilometer in diameter and 314 meters deep. The crystal blue sulfur pools will amaze you along with the steam rising from the various volcanic vents. We will also hike to the beautiful Botos Lagoon.
The tour continues to discover The Doka Coffee Estate, located on the fertile slopes of the Poas Volcano. This farm belongs to the Costa Rican Vargas Ruiz family, pioneers of coffee production for more than 70 years. Costa Rica’s unique climate and diverse landscapes provide perfect growing conditions for gourmet coffee beans. Guided by an expert, visitors will learn all about the production, the harvesting, and the roasting and packaging processes of Costa Rica’s “Golden Bean”. After the tour, you can visit the Doka Estate Souvenir Shop and take home coffee of the highest quality.
The rest of the day is yours at leisure.
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