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Rincon de La Vieja National Park

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Address: Costa Rica
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Tue - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
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This 35,000-acre national park centers around a volcano that last erupted...

This 35,000-acre national park centers around a volcano that last erupted in 1995.

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US$120.00*
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Cool Volcano view

This is worth the stop if you are interested in volcanic activity. It was a great stop and I recommend to friends.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Hollie_Z1
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth the stop if you are interested in volcanic activity. It was a great stop and I recommend to friends.

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Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an awesome fun trip. We met Jose our tour guide via person at hotel who charged us only $100 per person to go on this trip. Trip included, horseback riding, zip lining, mud bath, hot springs, pool, and lunch. Lunch was great food! Zip lining was scary but fun. We had a great time!

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Stone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent nature walks with superb guides, or a do it yourself opportunity. Comprehensive explanations of volcanic activity and modern applications for non fossil fuels in generating power. Good explanations of flora and fauna with opportunities to see coatimundi, howler monkeys and cappucin monkeys. An excellent visit.

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Lenexa, KS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique national park. $15 for foreigners, less than $2 for Costa Ricans. When we were there it was constantly misting, as a line of clouds would form along the volcano ridge and its precipitation would blow to us while under blue skies. Hot scenes of sulfur vapor coming up out of the ground and >200 degree boiling/bubbling pools were... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A variety of forest, open and hill walks in this park. First off take good (deet!) insect spray. If you can bear it, cover up, in Feb ,when we were there we got "dined on" dont let that put you off but go prepared. Also carry enough water, it can get very hot out in the open. The waterfalls, mud... More 

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Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very enjoyed the visit this natural park. We were very lucky to meet Walter at 'Las Pilas' ranger station. He is a very enthusiast and knowledgeable guide. Walter walked us through a non-conventional path of the park and showed us different types of plants, trees and animals. We highly recommend visiting the park with him. Thanks Walter! Paola, PIlar... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although many tour operators offer guided tours up Rincon, we thought we'd do this one on our own. It's about 30 minutes out of Liberia on very good roads, hard to get lost. You pay about $5US per person to get in and then can sign up with on of the operators in the park to do some adventure activities... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We spent most of our time on the Green Trail which is a 2-hour hike. You get to traverse through 4 completely different ecological zones. If you follow the trails as suggested the most impressive was (for me) the volcanic mud pots and the finale was the waterfall. It rained lightly almost the entire time we were there, but we... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

On our day at Rincon, the upper area was closed due to the volcano being "too active". But that was OK with us. We hiked the 2 hours of the trails that were well marked and easy to follow, and they enable you to experience both the rainforest and the drier areas. By the way, there was NO rain in... More 

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Damascus, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a great full day adventure for those who are active. I would not recommend for children under 12.(of course depending on the child). My favorite was the white water rafting and my fist time adventure was repelling and rock climbing. The meal was also very good and everyone was very friendly. Don't plan on carrying anything on the... More 

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