Volcanoes of Costa Rica
There are nine major volcanoes in Costa Rica, three of which are active. There are more than one hundred craters overall in the country, however. The most impressive include the active Arenal Volcano, with a near-perfect cone shape, the Poás boasts the largest crater and the Irazú, which is the tallest. On a clear day you can see both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans from the Irazú.
There are tours available to several volcanoes. The Arenal tour even stops at a hot springs resort. The explosions of the volcano can be heard often. The Rincón de la Vieja passes by fumaroles and boiling claypits. There are hikes, horserides and mountain bike tours available. Write us a note at the One Stop Travel Center and we'll be happy to fill you in.
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