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“Great Hike!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park
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$2,066.25*
and up
8-Day Costa Rica Natural Wonders Adventure Hike
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Carate
Certificate of Excellence
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Fairfield, California
2 reviews
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“Great Hike!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

Go early in the morning. THe hike to the entrance during peak sun light is brutal! Worth it though when you get to Corcovado and start the hike!

Visited December 2012
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“Corcovada from Carate with Guide Eric”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Eric has lived in Carate his entire life, and is a generous, kind, and expert guide. I learned so much from him. When he saw our interest in wildlife, he went out of his way to make sure we had a great experience, even chasing down a crocodile for a photo op! We hiked from Finca Exotica into the park - 3.5 hours - and back. An amazing experience! Saw all four species of Costa Rica monkey!

Visited March 2013
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“Wild and magnificent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2013

Shared a boat (from Drake Bay) and two guides with another family. Within 30 minutes of landing near Sirena station, we had excellent views of maccaws, monkeys, peccaries and tapirs! The rest of our day hike was naturally less intensive, but highly enjoyable. Our guides, Rebecca and Eddie, were a terrific team and Rebecca did an outstanding job of teaching our children.

Tips: start as early as possible, pack a lunch and plenty of water, and check for ticks.

Visited March 2013
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Chateauneuf de Grasse, France
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“la sirena”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

animals and birds, history from our local guide, what's going on now with the park and its future, would have been cool to stay the night and do the crossing through the park. Can stay in the barracks and camp at the la Sirena hdqtrs.

Visited March 2013
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“Fun but not necessary”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

If you like the outdoors and love to hike definitely do this. Try to leave as early as possible. Even a 5:00 am start wasn't early enough because the animals aren't out in the heat when we finally reached the heart of the park.

Visited December 2012
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