Great San Jose to Poas Volcano and back cycle route - 3,400 ft/1,036m

If you are an avid rider and looking to do an adventurous cycle when here in Costa Rica, the climb to Poas via Heredia and then the descent via Alejuela is a great ride with a climb of over 3,400 ft (over 1,000m).  It is not for the faint hearted however worth the trek just for the views.

Expect a temperature change of around 20 degrees farenheit.  The temperature will start to drop as you climb with the min being around 60 degrees Farenheit (16 Degrees Celsius) and the high being in the high 80's Farenheit (30 Celsius).

On the way up you can stop at Cafe's, local shops and the area is famous for it's Cheese, Strawberries and great coffee.  There is a even a Starbucks visitor center there as this is where Starbucks makes their coffee.

Here at Bicirent we can provide you with the needed high quality Carbon Fibre bikes as well as a guyide if needed.  Contact via e-mail ( or via whatsapp on (+506) 8702-2135)

San Jose Cycling