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It's necessary to buy the tickets ahead of time. You are only given 20 minutes at the crater and visibility is usually poor. All of the other trails are closed to the public now, so you pay $4 for parking and $15 to enter and...More
Poas was simply majestic for my group. When we arrived at the summit (after donning our mandatory hard hats), we saw nothing but thick cloud obscuring the peak and surroundings. Then, ten minutes later, the fog lifted, and we saw the gargantuan crater of the...More
Two star because of the price and because no one knew (not even locals) that we had to do a reservation to enter. We were lucky the gate person tell us how to do the reservation on the phones of our local friends. The volcano...More
We reserved the 7am slot, 1st slot in morning. They told us that it was too foggy that we won’t see anything, so they asked if we would prefer to go up with 8am group. I asked if it was ok if we head back...More
The hotel concierge helped us buy the tickets online the day of the visit. Keep in mind that this is somewhat of low season and we went on a Wednesday. We got there about 20 minutes early from our scheduled time and they allowed us...More
My wife and I visited Poas Volcano park on July of 2019. They have scheduled groups of up to 25 - 30 cars allowed to enter every 40 minutes. Then you can spend up to 20 minutes at the viewpoint which is far away from...More
I had this question unanswered before we went, now I would like to share what I learn with you.
First, let me start with the tickets, you must get your tickets beforehand, but depending on the day of the week you are planning to go,...More
We had great experience, went by ourselves. Make sure you buy your tickets online in before and print. Arrive about 15 minutes before to the main gate and inform guard your tour time. After that all the rest is easy and ask the wind to...More
Let’s start with the booking process. It is as client-unfriendly as it gets. You need to get an account first, then order your slot, then you have 8 minutes to enter passport details of everyone attending (seriously???) and complete payment.
The slots are strict 20...More