Days Out: Cartago

Orosi Valley Costa Rica
The Orosi valley is located about an hour from San Jose. The valley offers amazing views with the Cachi Dam running through it with pine trees.
Tapanti National Park
Park in the Pacific La Amistad conservation area, with the river Rio Grande de Oros running through it. The park is ideal for hiking and bird watching. Open 08:00-16:00. Located in Orosi Valley, Cartago.
Jardin Botanico Lankester
Botanical gardens dating back to the 1940s specializing in orchids, showing a vast array of many different species of this flower. Open from 08:30-17:30. Located 4 km from Cartago.
Guayabo National Park and Monument
With walkways forests and archeological remains and ruins. Open Monday to Sunday 08:00-15;30. Located in Turrialba, Cartago.
Irazu Volcano National Park
Famous well known landmark in Costa Rica. The volcano is one that still has activity and the last recorded eruption of the volcano was between 1963 and 1965. Open Monday-Sunday 08:00-15:00. Located in the Cartago Province of Costa Rica.