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#1 of 8 Nature & Parks in Cartago
The Pacuare River ( above Siquirres) offers a beautiful waterway where you can experience pristine tropical rain forest while white-water rafting on class 2-4 rapids!
The cabins are comfortable; the food (all carried in and cooked on-site by the guides) was healthy and tasty, and I am confident to recommend this adventure to everyone with a cooperative spirit and a reasonably f...
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#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Cartago
Superbly landscaped and we'll maintained, this beautiful garden about 30 km south of San Jose has 1,000 orchid species with many in bloom, a nice Japanese garden, large sections of cactii, ferns, palms, bromeliads...
Lovely gardens, including Japanese garden, a bonsai collection in a greenhouse, Lovely grounds for a walk.
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#3 of 8 Nature & Parks in Cartago
Here it is.... Birds, green hills and mountains, all kind of trees, flowers... there is the Savegre river which sound makes it all very peaceful.
This attracts many birds and you hardly need to go any further!

Tapanti National Park

Orosi 8.3 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Orosi
Once in the park we saw even more as we gradually gained elevation, including a view of an Ornate Hawk Eagle on the ridgeline above.
... seeing some exiting birds and insects, hope to be blessed to see some mammals also, its the place to be.- Road from San José is very good, and the last 5kms of gravel are in good condition for every type of car.-
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#4 of 8 Nature & Parks in Cartago
Drove up to the old park entrance (long closed) and then drove back on the evac route to Irazu volcano.
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#7 of 8 Nature & Parks in Cartago

Parque Charrarra

Orosi 3.4 mi away
#2 of 2 Nature & Parks in Orosi

Get your Birds! Ujarras

Ujarras 5.5 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Ujarras
#8 of 8 Nature & Parks in Cartago

Laguna Don Manuel

San Jose, Costa Rica 8.4 mi away
#9 of 16 Nature & Parks in San Jose

El Copal Reserve

Pejibaye 9.5 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Pejibaye
The road through the surrounding area includes many small communities where Cris shared his insights about how the locals live, what challenges they face, and where there is a need for policy reform and/or partner...
Birding is very good, we recommend you arrange a bird guide in advance to get the most out of the visit.