Explore the beautiful Central Mountain region of Costa Rica, and be amazed by the enchanting cloud forests and rainforests. Only a short distance away from the bustling San Juan Santamaria airport, you can find yourself in a quiet cloud forest listening for bird calls on a guided birdwatching hike or ziplining over the treetops of a rainforest canopy. Driving through the mountainous terrain, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous rolling green hills dotted with grazing cattle and coffee farms. You might see the Turrialba, Poas or Irazu volcanoes off in the distance, offering impressive backdrops for epic photographs. This area includes plenty of things to do for both adventure seekers and nature lovers such as zip lining, cloud forest hikes, waterfall explorations, or rainforest aerial tram rides. And for the urban explorer, the cities of San Jose and Alajuela are just a short drive away.
Guests staying at the Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel have a golden opportunity to look for rare Costa Rican birds such as the Resplendent Quetzal on this 2-hour guided hike. Surrounded by a 2000-acre private nature reserve, the hotel offers professional birding guides who are Greentique certified with local daily knowledge of the reserve’s bird populations. The tour begins early in t ...
Suggested age range: 6+
Nature, Romance, Learning Family, Waterfalls
Welcome to Paradise! You’ll discover 5 cascading waterfalls as you leisurely walk through the misty cloud forest trails while visiting La Paz Waterfall Gardens. On this Private guided hike you’ll learn about the jungle and its natural inhabitants while visiting animal sanctuaries, insect, frog and snake exhibits, an aviary, orchid and bromeliad houses and that’s not all. Wild jungle cats, ...
Suggested age range: 1+
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