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You never know if you're going to get to see a view of the volcano or not but we took the chance and were really glad we did. Our tour guide getting us there was amazing and told us lots about the volcano, surrounding region...More
Great experience to see the volcano that recently was active but we were allowed to stay and enjoy the scenery and appreciate nature in a very limited time, also required us to wear protective helmets.
It's an amazing experience.Involve it in a progrmme tour with other attractions to visit other places too.There is nothing to do or visit close and the pointview is for 20 minutes. The view is just a miracle of natur.Feeling the power of the earth.
Getting information on Poás was not easy, there was differing information whether the volcano was closed or not. We just tried it and were lucky.
It is necessary to book ahead online. The price for foreigners is 15 US Dollars. We took the public bus...More
Given the fact that you can just stroll upward a mile to the one and only viewpoint - every other being closed off - this was a disappointment. You get one great view if weather is good (it was for us).
Besides that: no documentation...More
We booked the 11:00 am tickets but ended up going with the 10:40 am group. Glad we did because visibility was awesome!
Rent a car if possible, as viewing time is only 20 minutes - and then there's nothing else to do.
First off, make sure to make a reservation, as you will not be admitted without one. Also be sure to bring your passport (of a photocopy of it). The cost is $15 per person. You wait in a reception area, and they run an instruction...More
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