Costa Rica Travel – It is an extreme hike, not only because of the risk involved, but also because the traveler must be in excellent physical condition to conquer the volcano crater. Tour guides lead tourists from Bajos del Toro at Valverde Vega, to the warm lagoon in the crater of Poás at the National Park.
The tour lasts approximately six hours and is promoted on the Internet. According to the announcements online the cost is ¢ 6,000. Those adventurous enough to do this hike can expect steep slopes, passing by farms and entering unauthorized sites of the park.
Volcanologist of the University of Costa Rica (UCR), Raúl Mora Amador, warned that people who take this tour are at great risk because where they visit they are exposed