El Santuario Waterfall Hike

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Gavilán is a village located on the northern side of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. It is a place surrounded by a natural wealth of protected rainforest and a variety of local wildlife.


  • Discover a hidden gem of Costa Rica
  • Enjoy a unique Waterfall Hike
  • Explore Gavilan de Upala


We will meet in Gavilan de Upala, the northern area of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. This is a basic to intermediate hike so we will take the trail adapted to your capacity and conditions. There are two trails We will hike for 25 minutes on nature trails where we can find different species of birds and plants until we reach El Santuario Waterfall. The waterfall is well hidden away on the outskirts of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano . The trail is 1 Kilometer singletrack so together it is 2 km. There are some hiking to do in elevation and some caves to go across. Later to reach the waterfall we have to swim 25 meters through a beautiful turquoise river canyon.


Entry Fee Equipment ( Dry bags and Life Vest )

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