The Irazu Volcano is an energetic volcano in Costa Rica, located inside the Cordillera Central close to the town of Cartago. The call should come from either the aggregate of "ara" and "tzu" or a corruption of Iztaru, which become the name of an indigenous village on the flanks of the volcano. In Costa Rica it's far acknowledged by using the name of "El Coloso" due to the catastrophes that it has provoked in the past.
The volcano's summit has several craters, one in all which contains Diego de la Haya, a inexperienced crater lake of depth. At 11,260 feet, the Irazu Volcano is the highest lively volcano in Costa Rica. It is effortlessly visited from San Jose, with a street leading right up to the summit craters and a weekly bus provider to the top. It is for that reason a famous visitor spot. The summit of the volcano additionally homes a few tv transmitters for television stations in San Jose.
From the pinnacle it's far viable to look both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on a clean day. However, such clear days are rare, and the volcano's summit is typically cloud-protected. The volcano is contained inside the Irazu Volcano National Park, which spreads throughout 5,705 acres. The national park contains both primary and secondary montane forests and is home to armadillos, owls, rabbits, foxes, woodpeckers, and hummingbirds.