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Cerro de la Muerte (Peak of Death)

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Address: Costa Rica
Activities: Mountain biking

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For the mountain lovers

For the mountain lovers this is a "Sunday trip". Pretty near from San Jose is Cartago (about 30 minutes in car) and Cerro de La Muertes is pretty near from Cartago (50 minutes in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Marco S
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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

For the mountain lovers this is a "Sunday trip". Pretty near from San Jose is Cartago (about 30 minutes in car) and Cerro de La Muertes is pretty near from Cartago (50 minutes in car). In the road you are able to see some nice green areas and the "Paso de la Palma" which is the natural window that allows... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I don't remember the name of the lodge where we stopped for breakfast. It was a nice log lodge with lots of hummingbirds at the feeders outside. The guides at the lodge call farmers in the are in the morning and find out where the quetzal is being sighted. When one was seen we hopped into our car and followed... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The view is all at the top; as you descend into the middle and lower climate zones you are surrounded by trees. The trail can be narrow and slippery with is 12 km long. There is no early exit. Make sure you are a fit hiker before attempting. It was a lovely hike.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Planning my vacations in Costa Rica, I was offered to visit the Cerro de la Muerte place. I wanted a place to see lots of birds! people said that I could see Quetzales (a big green and red bird that comes from north central america), and lots of hummingbirds! I tried it and I was amazed. I have the most... More 

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Address: Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose

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