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Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

It is a well maintained and clean park where one can just walk about or just sit, relax, and chill out.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

I only visited the Parque Braulio Carrillo by the side of the Barba Volcano. The road it is not that good but it has very nice trekking trails. It worth to visit it.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The aerial tram was so peaceful! We only saw an eyelash viper, but I would still recommend it!! There was a tour afterwards through butterfly garden and snake and frog exhibits that I could have done without. I think if we didn't have the kids...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank robinmax11
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The park is beautiful and the sights along the beaches are amazing. You can spot some animals if you are lucky, but not as many as I have expected. The entrance to the park is complicated and ineffective. You have first buy the tickets in...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank 826itzhakz
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We totally missed the entrance to the park. There was no roadsign. Because the road goes uphill trucks go very slow. There are 3 lanes, but strangly enough always 2 lanes are going down and 1 up.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank AnnekeBr
Reviewed 13 February 2016

It is a wild and huge park (more than 20 km).There are a couple of walkable trails and in one of the main entrance you can enjoy a zip line allowing to have an incredible perspective of the park

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

The park entrance is found just off highway 32. There are 3 trails, 2 of which are fairly easy to navigate and are roughly 2.5km combined, the third is 2.5km and the terrain is a bit rough in spots. It's not a very popular park...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 29 January 2016

It is absolutely beautiful forest. They have Tourist attractions like zip line and gondolas. If you go on the gondola trip. You zoom through the forest, which is simply spectacular. We spotted several birds, their nests, little animals and amazing trees that we never saw...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Picked up from hotel in La Sabana area of San José. The park is about an hour away from San José. Passed by coffee plantations on the way to the park. Given a tour, nature trail that is paved. Awesome spread of Costa Rican food....More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Jereme L
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The drive along Hwy 32 through Braulio Carrillo rain forest is worth it, especially if you do not have the time or ability to take a closer look.

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