Costa Rica's highest volcano at 3432 mts , its name is of indigenous origin most probably derived from Iztarú, the name of a pre-Columbian village near the volcano.

The Irazu Volcano has a long history of eruptions which consist of huge clouds of vapor and ash. Its most recent eruption was in in 1963.

Often these eruptive clouds are accompanied by tremors and underground rumblings that can be heard all around the slopes of the volcano, and sometimes even as far away as the central valley.

  1. Irazú Crater and Turrialba Volcano
  2. Irazú Summit
  3. Irazu volcano crater
  4. Bizarre volcano landscapes
  5. Shores of the lake found inside the volcano crater
  6. Potato fields
  7. Taking the view while making our way up to the Irazu volcano
  8. Scenery on our way up to the volcano
  9. Flower fields on the way up to the Irazu volcano.
  10. Getting to the Irazu volcano.
  11. Road up to the volcano
  12. Friends at the top
  13. Irazu Crater
  14. Moon-like scenery
  15. Grey plain
  16. On the way to the crater
  17. Cafeteria & Souvenirs
  18. Green lagoon in crater
  19. Irazu Volcano

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