“Are you locals and still do sightseeing here?” asked a tourist that was hiking the trail at Arenal Volcano National Park. The answer was yes. Living in San Ramon, which is located 71 kilometers (44 miles) away from the Arenal Volcano, it was pretty easy to get to La Fortuna downtown for my … Read more about Tips for doing a successful self-guided hike at Arenal Volcano National Park
Updated: March 5th, 2019 Cerro Chirripo in Costa Rica is the highest mountain with an altitude of 3,820 meters (12,533 feet) with a protected extension area of 50 thousand hectares (123,552.69 acres) of land. This makes this place to be visited for many local and foreigners travelers. … Read more about How to make reservations for Cerro Chirripo National Park
Definitely, it's not the famous Cloud Forest in the country and there is not much information about Los Quetzales National Park. What if we told you there is a cloud forest 1 hour and a half from San José that few visitors ever see and you can see also the Quetzal? no gift shop, no snack bar, no … Read more about Los Quetzales National Park
This place is one of the best-kept secrets. It´s a hidden gem guarantee. Do you want that we tell you where is this place? It´s located in the beautiful area of Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest. It´s 1.5 hours (maximum 2 hours) from San José, it's a powerful waterfall surrounded by surreal rocks … Read more about How to visit Rio Agrio Waterfall at Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest?
*** Note: Updated May 2018. This post was originally published in February 2015 and has been completely revamped for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Have you ever been close to a crocodile, caiman or any big reptile?! Well, if you are a biologist, crazy wildlife filmmaker or live next to a … Read more about Carara National Park: The River of Alligators
Facts about Barva Volcano¹ Area: 51000 ha .Around 126023.74 acres. This is the total extension of the National Park Braulio Carrillo) Altitude: 2906 meters ( Around 9534 Feet Above Sea Level) Type of ecosystem: Rainforest, Wet forest, and cloud forest Dry season: January until April … Read more about How to drive to Barva volcano without getting lost
This. Waterfall. is. light blue We have visited the Rio Celeste waterfall several times. One time we went there with no luck to see the stunning color. But this time was one of the nicest because of the time of the year (February). The color that you can see is like the pictures. LIGHT … Read more about Rio Celeste: A waterfall and its light blue waters
*** Note: Updated April 2018. This post was originally published in October 2015 and has been completely revamped for accuracy and comprehensiveness. It was Easter week, some days off to explore but also we know is the busiest time to travel around Costa Rica. We decided to do one-day trips from … Read more about How to get to Laguna de Hule