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Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

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North Of San Jose 19 km, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
506 283 5896
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North Of San Jose 19 km, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica
506 283 5896
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Reviewed 30 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

2  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

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

2  Thank Jereme L
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank mtscribe
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Ok, everyone in Costa Rica will tell you you're in the real Jurrassic park, BUT because of the pure size of Braulio you can really get into the jungle and feel its true size and feel. Great example of untouched nature.

Thank Leigth M
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Some ranger stations along the main road through the park, where hiking trails start; we would have expected more places where you can stop to look at the surroundings; meeting of two rivers under a bridge is fascinating. I don't think you need to plan...More

2  Thank Silke M
Reviewed 12 October 2015

If you enjoy walking and watch the nature go there,is not too far from San Jose, You can go in public transport, but the bad part is that the way back you have to wait for a bus and be lucky to get space to...More

Thank Ricardo V
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Decided to pay a visit on the way back to San Jose from the Caribbean coast. Was very quiet so luckily didn't have to wait from the tram, was worth doing but very expensive for what it was. Cost $60 each. Tram lasted an hour...More

1  Thank Gill H
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Want to know more about nature and rain forest, hiking inside the Baraulio Carrillo National park, in the contolled areas will give you a whole idea about what it is.. just get ready with stuff to eat and hiking shoes...experience the drops...

1  Thank HillTravelCR
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Amazing experience, you really feel in contact with nature. Not the best NP in Costa Rica, but anyone will enjoy it!

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Hannah G
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Response from Raquel R | Reviewed this property |
Ask your hotel to make the arrangement for your tour, is safe, cheap and fast... enjoy it!