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“Tour of Orosi Valley” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )

Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )
Al sureste de Cartago, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester
Ranked #18 of 138 Attractions in San Jose
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Akron, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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“Tour of Orosi Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

We were picked up on time for our tour. We visited the Irazu Volcano. It was a beautiful sunny time so were were able to see the crater at the bottom. We visited the city of Orosi, Cartago, and the Lankester Botanica Gardens. Beautiful weather, about 78 degrees but up in the mountains it was about 55degrees. We had a wonderful lunch at the La Casona Del Cafetal which is part of the coffee polantation of La Casona.

Visited December 2012
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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“Visit to Orosi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This community is everyday Tico life. The folks are friendly and welcoming. Orosi Lodge is a fine place to stay and there are several Sodas (local restaurants) in the area. Maricelli's Guayabo on the main drag by the mercado is a good visit for local flavor. If you go, tell Maricelli that Jim from NC says hola.

Visited November 2012
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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“Volunteering in Orosi with Globe Aware was phenomenal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

OK I went for a week to the Orosi valley. So much fun - ziplined, went water white water rafting down the Reventezon and visited some natural hot springs and a coffee plantation. Its a peaceful beautiful place made all the more so by spending time with the locals volunteering. I went with Globe Aware so that I'd have a guide with me the whole time, but am sure there are other ways to go about it. We worked ia primary school for a couple of days, worked on a community garden organic gardening project and at a center for the disabled. I can't say that these are the neediest people in the world, but they do have a whole lot less than what i'm used to seeing and they seem happy and it made me so grateful for everything. I will be returning. I loved having this comprehensive feel to a place

Visited February 2012
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Fremantle, Australia
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“Good to spend a couple of days”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Just make sure you choose the best time of year to travel to this place, as its soooo beautiful & has many hikes through the mountains, visit the hot springs, not the one in town but there is one just out of Orosi, the locals may help you with the directions,, it is easy to get to walking about a good hour ( ish) , my husband & I spent hour siting on the rocks and having a hot soak in the small pool right next to the river,,the mirador is another good walk from town up the mountain bearutiful views of the valley of Orosi

Visited November 2012
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Beautiful River Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Costa Rica has many nice places to visit, but this one specially will give you the taste of what Costa Rica was many years ago maintaining its beauty. It is a place to enjoy a weekend or some soft adventure tours. Very nice place

Visited January 2012
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