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La Amistad International Park

Costa Rica
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: This World Heritage Site, straddling the boundary between Costa Rica and Panama, features great biodiversity and is the home to members of three Indian tribes.
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Leon, Nicaragua
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Together with our tour-guide Karen (melishka1234@hotmail.com) we drove to the 'Parque International La Amistad' (International Friendship Park). This enormous National Park is located in the South of Costa Rica and extends into Panama. One of entrances of this park is close to the town San Vito. We hiked 1 hour to a beautiful and refreshing waterfall. There were many colorful... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My visit was one of my life-changing experiences. La Amistad is actually an enormous park, encompassing two countries, and is not quite accurately described as being in the Osa Peninsula, although perhaps a part of it is. The park contains some of the most wild and unspoiled lands in western Panama and southeastern Costa Rica. I was able to hire... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Our visit to the park was amazing! Our guide, Pablo, took us on a hike in the early morning to view birds and natural wonders and we had an amazing time! The hike was wonderful, the forest was amazing, and our guide, Pablo, was a wealth of information! The park is an attraction that no one should ever miss! The... More

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

(FYI: This review covers the Southern Costa Rica area of La Amistad International Park. Because the park is located in two countries, Trip Advisor has multiple reviews of this park, including one in the Bocas del Toro area of Panama.) Located in Southern Costa Rica and Northern Panama, La Amistad (Friendship in English) represents one of the first attempts at... More

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