Day trip

La Fortuna: Juan Castro Blanco National Park Guided Hike

La Fortuna: Juan Castro Blanco National Park Guided Hike

Activity provider: Ecoterra Costa Rica

From US$ 138 per person

Get out of La Fortuna and cross the plains of San Carlos to Juan Castro Blanco National Park, popularly known as the "National Park of Water". Learn about the area as your guide leads you through stunning scenery.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Observe high-altitude birds
  • Enjoy amazing views of the plains of San Carlos
  • Explore beautiful cloud forest trails
Full description
Visit Juan Castro Blanco National Park, surrounded by cloud forests at more than 2000 meters (6560 ft.) above sea level. Enjoy a hike with opportunities for birdwatching and beautiful views. Explore a prime location for birdwatching and have a chance to see the spectacular quetzal bird in its natural habitat. See the cloud forest and learn about its significance to the entire northern part of Costa Rica. Finish off your tour with a delicious lunch in the middle of the Costa Rican cloud forest before your return trip.  
  • Transportation from your hotel in comfortable air-conditioned minivans with Wi-Fi
  • Guide
  • National Park entrance fee
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Walking sticks
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Additional food and beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • March and April are good months for spotting Quetzal birds
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • There is a 2-adult minimum required to operate the tour
  • Baby seats are available at no extra cost, subject to availability
  • Transportation included from most hotels in the La Fortuna area or the main road to the Arenal Volcano

Product ID: 226150