Volcano Tours located in Costa Rica
in Costa Rica have captivated the attention of tourists from all over
the world making Costa Rica’s volcano tours the top attractions of
Costa Rica. Manuel
Rica is the
most visited park behind the Poás Volcano
Park. Costa Rica is part of the Pacific Ring Fire Circle with over
200 identifiable volcanic formations but just 100 show signs of
volcanic activity and only five are categorized as active volcanoes.
These volcanoes are a direct part of Costa Rica’s spectacular
natural diversity. Volcanoes in Costa Rica played a major role in
the country’s lush landscape. The numerous Costa Rica volcano
eruptions over the past millennia have made the soil in Costa Rica
rich in minerals and fertile. The rich soil contributed to the dense
verdant forestation, which supports wildlife species, a vast variety
of birds, numerous exotic and tropical trees and plants.
Rica’s volcanoes have three volcanic range systems. The three
divisions are: The Guanacaste Range, the Central Volcanic Range and
the Talamanca Range. There are so many things to do in Costa Rica.
Rica’s most famous volcano is the Arenal Volcano. Spewing steam and
hot gases on a consistent basis contributes to the Arenal Costa Rica
volcano as being the most active and most popular.
de la Vieja Volcano
de la Vieja Volcano’s summit is the highest point in Rincón
de la Vieja Volcano National Park.
The volcano has a large number of fumaroles
on its slopes. Its most recent eruption occurred in February 1998.
first mountain you see when you drive into Costa Rica from Nicaragua
is the Orosi Volcano. You'll find a good panoramic view of the Orosi
Volcano from the Santa Rosa National Park.
Volcano is the highest on the volcanic mountain ranges. Sleeping for
centuries Miravalles, has had no geysers or explosions. The road
passes through country and offers super views of Lake Nicaragua.
upper regions of the Tenorio Volcano have yet to be explored, making
this ‘wild country.’ Located near the base of Tenorio, horseback
and hiking tours are offered providing a close-up view of the
wildlife in the forest.
Volcano in Costa Rica
provides an extreme example of the effects that acid rain has on
vegetation. Several miles around the caldera the vegetation is
stunted brown and black. The
area around the Poás
includes a mountain rain forest, cloud forest, and very humid low
is located in a small agricultural community of
Rica. The volcano has not had any activity of eruption since colonial
days. One of the four cones located in the southwest peak contains a
Volcano is the highest
active volcano in Costa Rica. On a clear day, both the Pacific and
the Atlantic Ocean can be seen from the top of the Irazú
Volcano. Unfortunately, the volcano's summit is
usually covered in clouds much of the time.
Turrialba Volcano summit has three craters, one of which has sulfur
and pits. Below the summit is a mountain
range and cloud forest,
Turrialba is adjacent to Irazú
and both are among Costa Rica's largest
El Viejo Volcano
Viejo Volcano is the only volcano in the Talamanca Range. To
the northwest of Poás is the demolished crater of El Viejo that has
not been active for thousands of years.
The countryside is covered by beautiful cypress, cedar and heart of
palm forests. It is an ideal place to hike in the jungle and get a
closer look to nature.
Rica volcano tours in the area offer hiking, forest canopy tours,
horseback riding, river-rafting, all-terrain vehicle riding and
wall-climbing. What more can you ask for! There are so many things to
do in Costa Rica.