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  • Est. Departure: 6:30 am
  • Est. Return: 12:00 pm
  • What's included: Transportation, billingual tour guide, lunch, ground and boat transportation
  • What to bring: Sweater, camera, comfortable shoes.
  • Price: Starting at US$90.00
  • Children: 25% discount for children under 10 years old.
  • Location: Heredia
  • Type: Nature, Leisure
  • Tour Type: One Day Tours
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • BookingCode: 29
La Paz Waterfall Garden

Poas Volcano is located in an amazing area on the slopes an hour away from the city of San Jose. During the Second World War, The USA Army engineers built the road and also the bridge over the Rio La PAZ, allowing access to this magnificent biodiversity area. Originally it started as a research project in search of medicinal plants. However, the results were not what the research team expected. It was later opened up as a tourist attraction.

This area is rich in biodiversity, over 100 species of animals in around 70 acres. It also has 3.5 miles of trails that involve around these remarkable waterfalls. There are hundreds of exhibits of animals and five waterfalls. It is a breathtaking scenery and you will walk through trails that will bring you close up to the waterfalls. 

Visitors will find the largest butterfly observatory in the world. A Serpentarium wich has around thirty different species of snakes found all over the country, also a frog pond where you can see frogs like the Poison Dart Frog and the Green Leaf Frogs. As you journey through this tour, you will see variety of different types of flowers in the bromeliad gardens. You will see hummingbirds and colorful birds of all species. Feeders are located throughout the garden, making it easy to observe their feeding habits and interactions. Besides all of the extractions that you will find, these area encourages the conservation of biodiversity and also has environmental educational programs. 

While in La Paz Water Fall Garden, a scrumptious lunch will be served. After lunch, we will continue to walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Definitely an educational adventure to be enjoyed by all.

This is an incredible opportunity to learn more about those all kinds of species, there will be a guide ready to answer any question as well to show you harder things to see like eggs, caterpillars and illusively camouflaged butterflies.

You also can find a gift shop, orchid terrace and restaurants. It is the perfect site to take amazing pictures and also from the spectacular lookout, you cannot leave from Costa Rica without visit his amazing Garden.