La Fortuna: Juan Castro Blanco National Park Guided Hike

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Get out of La Fortuna and cross the plains of San Carlos to Juan Castro Blanco National Park, popularly known as the "National Park of Water". Learn about the area as your guide leads you through stunning scenery.


  • Observe high-altitude birds
  • Enjoy amazing views of the plains of San Carlos
  • Explore beautiful cloud forest trails


Visit Juan Castro Blanco National Park, surrounded by cloud forests at more than 2000 meters (6560 ft.) above sea level. Enjoy a hike with opportunities for birdwatching and beautiful views. Explore a prime location for birdwatching and have a chance to see the spectacular quetzal bird in its natural habitat. See the cloud forest and learn about its significance to the entire northern part of Costa Rica. Finish off your tour with a delicious lunch in the middle of the Costa Rican cloud forest before your return trip.  


Transportation from your hotel in comfortable air-conditioned minivans with Wi-Fi Guide National Park entrance fee Bottled mineral water Snacks Lunch Walking sticks Insurance

Important Information

  • March and April are good months for spotting Quetzal birds Children must be accompanied by an adult There is a 2-adult minimum required to operate the tour Baby seats are available at no extra cost, subject to availability Transportation included from most hotels in the La Fortuna area or the main road to the Arenal Volcano

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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