Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, San Jose
(4.5/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Explore Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, a lush tropical rainforest that draws visitors for trekking and observing exotic plants and wildlife. Overlooking the dense green landscape, the inactive Barva Volacno--a peak of 2,906 m (9,534 ft)--supports an extraordinary biodiversity due to the range of altitudes, from the high altitude Volcán Barva to the humid lowlands on the Caribbean slope. Trek among 6,000 species of plants, or take the aerial tram for 2.6 km (1.6 mi) which glides you smoothly through the treetops. You'll find an abundance of wildlife in this habitat, with over 500 bird species and 150 mammals. Watch for white-faced monkeys, jaguars, bare-necked umbrellabirds, the common tink frog and the largest venomous snake in Costa Rica--the matabuey. Put Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo and other San Jose attractions into our San Jose vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • the Park is huge, not far from the capital is ideal for hiking and observe the flora. Already the journey of ida offers beautiful landscapes
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  • A park in their environment more pure, where everything in your environment is full of wonderful places. The Barva volcano which is a beautiful lagoon, with lush greenery, is the main protagonist, is the third most high of Costa Rica. One of the most large of Central America in extension. Walking through this park is a real adventure, their trails nestled in dense vegetation, where you will enjoy a good day of hiking. Wild berries mixed with vegetation, you can appreciate a vistada white mist.
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  • The variety of flora and fauna, the closeness with nature you will live an unforgettable experience
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  • Awesome! If you want to feel close to nature that's the place.
  • Its a wonderful park, majestic views, its always foggy or rainy and the temperature is cool, even a little low. Be careful when driving through this park.
  • Nice
  • one of the most exciting parks in costa rica... a must visit
  • It's always green