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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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Great place to see the quetzal!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Kim M
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Silver City, New Mexico
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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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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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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