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Total San José Tour: Cartago, Irazu Volcano & Nightlife

  • When does it run?

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday

  • Start time

    7:00 a.m. 

  • Duration

    Approximately 10 hours 

Inclusions
  • Total San José Tour: Cartago, Irazu Volcano & Nightlife
  • A guided day trip from San José to Cartago and Irazu Volcano
  • Transportation during the tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Bike and helmet rental
  • Dinner with wine
  • Live guide and commentary

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Discover the beautiful Costa Rican countryside during your San José trip!
  • Pedal your way through the charming city of Cartago!
  • Visit the highest active volcano in the country: Irazu Volcano!
  • Explore busy markets that are full of fresh local produce and housewares!
  • Enjoy a sumptuous, three-course dinner at one of the finest restaurants in San José!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!

Overview

Spice up your San José sightseeing trip when you embark on a Total San José Tour: Cartago, Irazu Volcano & Nightlife!

With your Total San José Tour: Cartago, Irazu Volcano & Nightlife tickets, you’ll discover the true charm and natural beauty of Costa Rica. Enjoy a bike ride through the charming city of Cartago during your San José vacation. Then, marvel at the power of Mother Nature as you gaze at the active Irazu Volcano. Your memorable San José day trip will end with a delicious three-course dinner at one of the finest restaurants in town. It’s what to do in San José if you want a comprehensive Costa Rica experience!

Meet your friendly local guide at the Old Atlantic Rail train station before hopping on a 45-minute scenic train ride to Cartago. Feel like a local as you pedal your way through Cartago. Learn about the city’s history, visit the top Cartago attractions, and check out the lively Central Market. Then, drive all the way up to the Irazu Volcano and admire this natural beauty. A bus ride will bring you back to San José where you’ll explore some of the top San José points-of-interest. Your day trip will finally end with a delicious three-course dinner, expertly paired with wine at one of the most popular restaurants. It’s one of the most exciting things to do in San José if you want a fulfilling day that’s loaded with activities!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday

  • Duration

    Approximately 10 hours 

  • Start time

    7:00 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Inside the Old Atlantic Rail train station, Parque Nacional, Av. 3, San José

  • Ending Point

    Barrio Amon by the taxi station

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Total San José Tour: Cartago, Irazu Volcano & Nightlife
  • A guided day trip from San José to Cartago and Irazu Volcano
  • Transportation during the tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Bike and helmet rental
  • Dinner with wine
  • Live guide and commentary

Exclusions

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide and driver

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Please wear or bring along hiking shoes, a sweater, and sunscreen.

On Mondays, the restaurant is closed. We will visit the chef’s house for dinner, instead.

This tour can be customized to accommodate dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requirements or allergies. You can do so in the “Additional Requests” box at checkout.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between 6 years to 11 years can join the tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children below the age of 6 years will have to sit this one out.

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