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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 16 March 2018

Very nice flora and fauna but close to the highway so very few birds, in fact we did not see a single bird. Nice walking trails that take about an hour. Trails are on both side of the road with one trail over looking the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Craig M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We crossed Braulio Carrillo on a coach, directed to Tortuguero from SJO, and even seen from a bus window it was still one of my favourites!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kickingleaves
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Having experienced rainforest in other regions - this is no match, but okay if you are looking for a really easy accessible experience close to San José. We accessed via route 32, note that entrance is not well marked so keep eyes open, paths on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nene M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Easy to find a short walk from the main street. A quiet place for relaxing. Sculpture exhibition was interesting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank solofem77
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Really enjoyed the zip lining tour in this park. Also got to see a three toed sloth! Lots of activities here.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dippy_sal
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We took the gondola through the tree tops and forest floor - Amazing views of animals and birds. Tapirs walked through the parking lot and were an unexpected treat. I wish we had had more time for the trails but our tour just gave us...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank karinnadeau2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Braulio Carrillo is spectacular. Pure jungle with the most amazing flora and fauna on Earth. It's a must in Costa Rica.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank gioconda2016
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We took the 6 in 1 rainforest tour from San Jose which included a direct pickup from our Condo. Pros: - Our tour guide for the animals, tram and in the van (Edgar) was great! He was friendly and extremely knowledgeable about Costa Rica and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is one of the biggest national parks in the country. The t do have three different trails who are maintained more or less.It is rain forest, so bring a light rain jacked and waterproofed shoes. We have seen much more interesting parks in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PeterThilo
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The entrance is little hard to find and a better sign should be placed. The thing is that the entrance is located along a very busy road and driving slowly is impossible. We loved the park. The jungle is remote and the amount of wildlife...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Ask your hotel to make the arrangement for your tour, is safe, cheap and fast... enjoy it!