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Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

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North Of San Jose 19 km, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Restful place with well maintaned paths. For foreigners the entrance is 12$. It might seem a lot but it really is a beautiful place to hike and to take pictures. We had a lot of fun

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CelinaL213
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Saved my review to the wrong attraction! The park is a lump of rock that the road passes over and you find yourself quickly into virgin jungle, with its own weather system. Very im[ressive!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank grumpyguts
Reviewed 30 January 2019

This park is amazing filled with lots of Flora and Fauna. Definitely worth stopping if you are passing by San Jose. It is about an hour and a half from the San Jose airport. First the tour guide takes you around to see the tropical...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank marilenr0904
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Central American Rain Forests are so dense they are nearly impenetrable. Plus with 48 species of poisonous snakes do you really want to be poking around out there. Here's how to avoid it and still see the rain forest. We took a luxury bus tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

The hiking trail is well maintained and gives you a true taste of the Costa Rican rainforest: dense, beautiful and varied shades of green, algae growing on every rock, leaf cutter ants and birds all over. On the other hand, the hike is short, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Erica H
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Took the bus to Braulio Carillo park today, which left from Gran Station del Caribe (Calle Central & 13 Avenida) on the route fron San Jose to Guapiles (operator Guapilenos but info on the website of Caribenos) cost was 1.485 colones each way, took about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We visited for the morning from San José, and even with a later arrival around 8am, were able to see a impressive sampling birds, such as a Crested Guan, Hummingbirds, and Tanagers to name a few. Good physical condition is helpful for this hike as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank thetipsymermaid
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Went there on a daytrip from San Jose. Beautiful park. Lots of wildlife and great rainforest. Was there in September therefore very small crowds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Win T
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

If you want a nice place, good trekking and relax environment you must go to Laguna Barva. I went with my wife & baby boy ( 1.5 y/o) and we could enjoy this place. It is moderate level to walk. If you go there you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank VeCesarAugusto
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This place is magical with it's flora and fauna amazing rain forest tours and trails. If you want to get away from it all this is the place, peaceful and stress free.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Saul A
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23 March 2019|
Response from VeCesarAugusto | Reviewed this property |
Hi, In my opinion it is safe. I think that you won't have any problem. Have a nice trip.