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Bogarin Trail

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Calle 480, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 8819 3189
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Wow! Animals are all around

We read that you needed reservations, but we just drove in to see if they were available for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jen C
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Durham, NC
Excellent tour!

This tour was great! Our guide, Gio, actually owns and built this trail himself and was extremely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melissa A
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Our private trail offer a lot of wildlife just 5 minutes away from downtown La Fortuna, this tour are for nature lovers, Giovanni has 20 years guiding in the area so he has a lot of information to share with you. We offer 3 different tours: Early Birdwachting Tour: from 6 AM we will walk around the trails looking colorful birds and other wildlife like: slots, toucans, frogs, snakes, parrots and some other animals of the rainforest. This hike includes Costa Rican typical breakfast. Sunset Hike Tour: we start at 3 PM where wildlife get active again seeing colorful birds in the bird feeders next to the reception area. Following we will follow the trails in order to get a close up view to slots, toucans, parrots, caimans, frogs and more. Amazing Night Hike: explore the forest when is more active, at night; amazing creatures go out; we will look different frog species, bats, insects, fire flies and much more.
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Hours Today: 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle 480, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 8819 3189
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was great! Our guide, Gio, actually owns and built this trail himself and was extremely knowledgeable. He knew bird calls and exactly where to look. He also provided a telescope that provided a close up view of the animals and gave excellent pictures...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time and the cost is much more reasonable then many of the other “local tours”. William was an extremely knowledgeable and helpful guide. He really made this tour!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Most importantly, don’t fall for the flashy signs that say “Sloth Tour” on the main hwy 142. To get to the real Bogarin Trail you have to turn off 142 on a small side road. There you will find a small building with William, his...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

100% the best thing to do in La Fortuna. Giovanni was a brilliant guide, worth every penny. We saw so many animals including sloths, frogs, cayman, toucans, lizards and got fantastic photos of all. Highly recommended 😊

Thank Alice G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

William and his family are genuine people with an obvious love and respect for nature and Costa Rica! We loved our tour and learned so much! Thank you to the Bogarin family for your hospitality!!! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family run. Created by Giovanni with his bare hands. A wonderful walk on the wild side to see creatures in a very natural habitat. This is not a tourist trap. Giovanni is attentive, knowledgeable and really works to let you see wildlife that you would...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our walk! William was friendly,informative, and extremely knowledgeable. He was able to spot a variety of animals including many sloths, frogs, camin, and birds. We all were amazed and delighted with his stories and wealth of information on the flora and fauna...More

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Jeff W
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Bogarin T | Property representative |
lafortunasancarlos com bogarintrail @ gmail com 506 8819 3189
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penniediver
May 11, 2016|
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Response from Belinda W | Reviewed this property |
What is the question? I spent some time here Pennie, and would be happy to help, just let me know what it is you want to know. The message cut off so it is unclear.
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