Cartago

In Cartago you will find a very big variety of activities for your vacation, as well as National Parks and monuments. Is a great place to enjoy of the rural tourism while learning about the culture and history.

Our favorite spots

Want to know more about those places to explore? Click on the area of your interest and learn more about the attractions, where to eat, maps and much more!

Attractions

VOLCAN IRAZU NATIONAL PARK
Fewer than 30 miles from Orosi, the Irazu volcano is Costa Rica’s most frequently visited tourist sight.
BASILICA DE NUESTRA SENORA DE LOS ANGELES
The site of a summer pilgrimage for more than a million people, the basilica is most revered religious site in Costa Rica.
SANATORIO DURAN
A 45 minute drive north of Orosi on the road to Volcan Irazu, the Sanatorio Duran is an abandoned hospital believed to be the most haunted site in Costa Rica.
GUAYABO NATIONAL MONUMENT
Just 30 miles from Orosi lies the most important archeological site in the entire country.
HOT SPRINGS
The Orosi valley is home to several hot springs, providing relaxing and therapeutic experiences for both families and couples.
TAPANTI NATIONAL PARK
Tapanti National Park, Costa Rica’s second largest cloud forest, is a very popular attraction in the Orosi valley.
LANKESTER GARDENS
The Cartago province’s chief attraction for flower lovers features a scenic Japanese garden and over 1000 types of orchids.
OROSI CHURCH AND MUSEUM
Orosi’s historic and picturesque church and museum are the town’s most easily reachable attractions.
MIRADOR DE OROSI
Offering majestic views of the valley below, this scenic overlook and picnic area is only 3.5 miles from Orosi making it a popular destination for hikers and cyclists.
CASA DEL SONADOR (COFFEE ROOT CARVINGS)
This family-run woodworking studio maintains a unique tradition of creating artistic sculptures from gnarled coffee-wood branches.
CACHI DAM/CACHI LAKE
The area’s most important engineering project, the Cachi Dam generates white water on the Reventazon River suitable for rafting and can be reached easily on the way to the ruins of Ujarras and other nearby attractions.
ROCK CLIMBING
Just ten miles away, Escalada Cachi is the Orosi area’s premier rock climbing destination.
RAFTING IN THE CARTAGO PROVINCE
The Cartago province offers unique and exciting tours which will appeal to rafters of all ages, skills, and experience levels.
HORSEBACK RIDING TOURS
The best horseback riding tours in the Orosi Valley.
PARAGLIDING
Paragliding is perhaps the most exciting activity available in Turrialba.
RUINS OF UJUARRAS/MIRADOR DE UJARRAS
The ruins of Ujarras are a free historic sight not far from Orosi. A nearby mirador provides a spectacular overlook of the surrounding area.
COFFEE TOUR
The best coffee in Costa Rica is grown organically in the Orosi Valley.
CHARRARA SPORTS PARK
Charrarra provides outdoor activities fun the entire family, including the area’s only volleyball and tennis courts.
MONTE SKY
A private nature reserve less crowded than Tapanti National Park containing abundant fauna and flora, Monte Sky features an impressive 300 foot high waterfall.
TROUT FISHING
Visitors looking to catch and eat their own fish are well served by the Orosi Valley.
SPAS AND MASSAGES
Visitors to Orosi looking to relax in a natural setting will find an experience to fit any budget.

Related Posts

attractions in orosi

Attractions in the Orosi Valley

Map of the Orosi 224 Loop Here are all the attractions that you can find while visiting the Orosi Valley. This town offers something for everyone. Scroll down to find your favorite things to do.

%d bloggers like this: