La Paz Waterfall Gardens: Venture deep into the heart of the mysterious cloud forests of Costa Rica with a trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens, on the slopes of the looming Poás Volcano. You feel like you've travelled back to the Jurassic era in this unbelievable environment, where stunning geological features, lush rainforests and cloud forests, tumbling waterfalls and incredible animals coexist in a paradise setting.
Take the Pan-American Highway towards the city of Alajuela. En route you can see the Agriculture Monument, the Juan Santamaria Monument and the famous Mango Park, named for the shady fruit-bearing trees that grow there. Next, travel through the coffee plantations, ferns, flowers and strawberry farms towards the Caribbean and the otherworldly Poás Volcano in the Central Volcanic Mountain Range. Here, nestled into the foothills of the mighty mountain above, you will discover La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a stunning spot where you can explore many spectacular trails and visit the White Magic Waterfall, the most spectacular in the area.
Here, wander the trails to discover the unbelievable butterfly farm, the hummingbird garden, and the frogs of the tropical rainforest. There are also many rescued animals, including jaguars, ocelots, sloths and beautiful capuchin and spider monkeys. You might even have a chance to feed the hummingbirds or toucans from your hand, an unforgettable experience you will treasure forever. This magical location will reveal all the secrets of beautiful Costa Rica when you visit La Paz Waterfall Gardens, the jewel in the heart of Costa Rica.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotels in San José.
Start/opening time: 10am.
Duration: One day.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Insect repellent, binoculars and camera are recommended. Not suitable for wheelchair users. Min. 3 years old.