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Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Orosi river valley is awesome to see and visit. We took a drive from Irazu through the valley on our way back to San José. The area is scenic and you get a real sense of being amongst locals. The best thing about our trip...More

Thank H H
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The church is from the 1600s. It is simply beautiful as is the area in general. Few tourist, but worth the trip.

Thank gary e
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a beautiful valley to spend some time. Orosi town itself is a cute little town with a nice small church/museum to visit.

Thank nldogbert
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived to this mirador recommended by someone at the basilica Los Angeles. We went out of curiosity and we were astonished. This is on of the most amazing views in Costa Rica. All locals go there for picnics and cook in stone barbecues. All...More

1  Thank Jose E
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This volunteer trip through Globe Aware exceeded our expectations. We did not know how it would go with our kids - only 6 and 11, but we knew it was important they see how other people/cultures live and how important it is to give back....More

1  Thank chiquitamimita
Reviewed 14 March 2017

an easy drive from our home and we think it makes a wonderful days outing. i'd say we make time for this 2 or 3 times a year.

1  Thank Char031256
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Snce you leave Paraiso, the closest town, you start to enjoy a rural sorroundings and then, the view of a wonderful valley, sculpture by a nice river. You have also a great lake where you can practice jet ski.

Thank rurolex
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you are interested to see where most of our fruit, veg ,coffee and chocolate originates , this is the trip for you. This was a wonderfully informative day, and of course you got to see how the Costa Ricans live and work. The Botanical...More

Thank Gloria Y
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A truly beautiful valley that's almost hidden. A real change of pace and scenery after staying in the cloud forests and the Pacific coast.

1  Thank TheLegalAlien
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Get out of the city and spend a day driving the loop around the Orosi valley. Great little restaurants, especially the one overlooking the football plaza in Orosi. Lots to do here - sightseeing, the Mirador, the green suspension bridge, Tapanti National Park, the balnearios...More

3  Thank saraCR72
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Hope L
25 March 2017|
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Response from rurolex | Reviewed this property |
-The valley itself doesn´t have a fee entrance and you can go without a tourguide. Just if you go to Tapantí National park you would have to pay for entrance but its not expensive. It´s a park in the valley. Regards,
17 May 2016|
Response from Belinda G | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the delay in my response to you question, the drive is about 1 hour and 20 minutes and is approximately 46 kilometers to get there Hope you enjoy the sites
21 July 2015|
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Response from 683kap | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I did not take that picture SO I do not know the name of the restaurant you are referring to. Sorry to be of no help on your request. Enjoy your day trip of the Orosi Valley. It is beautiful!