In Cartago you will find a very big variety of activities for your vacation, as well as National Parks and monuments. Is a great place to enjoy of the rural tourism while learning about the culture and history.
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VOLCAN IRAZU NATIONAL PARK Fewer than 30 miles from Orosi, the Irazu volcano is Costa Rica’s most frequently visited tourist sight.
SANATORIO DURAN A 45 minute drive north of Orosi on the road to Volcan Irazu, the Sanatorio Duran is an abandoned hospital believed to be the most haunted site in Costa Rica.
HOT SPRINGS The Orosi valley is home to several hot springs, providing relaxing and therapeutic experiences for both families and couples.
TAPANTI NATIONAL PARK Tapanti National Park, Costa Rica’s second largest cloud forest, is a very popular attraction in the Orosi valley.
LANKESTER GARDENS The Cartago province’s chief attraction for flower lovers features a scenic Japanese garden and over 1000 types of orchids.
OROSI CHURCH AND MUSEUM Orosi’s historic and picturesque church and museum are the town’s most easily reachable attractions.
MIRADOR DE OROSI Offering majestic views of the valley below, this scenic overlook and picnic area is only 3.5 miles from Orosi making it a popular destination for hikers and cyclists.
CACHI DAM/CACHI LAKE The area’s most important engineering project, the Cachi Dam generates white water on the Reventazon River suitable for rafting and can be reached easily on the way to the ruins of Ujarras and other nearby attractions.
ROCK CLIMBING Just ten miles away, Escalada Cachi is the Orosi area’s premier rock climbing destination.
RAFTING IN THE CARTAGO PROVINCE The Cartago province offers unique and exciting tours which will appeal to rafters of all ages, skills, and experience levels.
PARAGLIDING Paragliding is perhaps the most exciting activity available in Turrialba.
COFFEE TOUR The best coffee in Costa Rica is grown organically in the Orosi Valley.
CHARRARA SPORTS PARK Charrarra provides outdoor activities fun the entire family, including the area’s only volleyball and tennis courts.
MONTE SKY A private nature reserve less crowded than Tapanti National Park containing abundant fauna and flora, Monte Sky features an impressive 300 foot high waterfall.
TROUT FISHING Visitors looking to catch and eat their own fish are well served by the Orosi Valley.
SPAS AND MASSAGES Visitors to Orosi looking to relax in a natural setting will find an experience to fit any budget. Related Posts
If you plan to visit the Irazu volcano you might want to stop by Prusia. This place is ideal for those who want to enjoy of a hiking experience during their visit to the Cartago area. This park has 8 different trails with 3 levels of difficulty, which together make up a distance of 16…
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