What to Do in San José, Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica is the capital of the province of the same name. It is located in the central part of the country, in the mid-west of the Central Valley. The city is the largest in the country and is a major tourist center.

La Paz Waterfall Gardens

La Paz Waterfall Gardens is a private eco-park and wildlife refuge in the Alajuela Province of Costa Rica. It’s a beautiful and popular day trip from San Jose. The tour includes roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, and a guided tour of the park.

The park is an ideal place to see a wide range of animals. Visitors will have the chance to observe over a hundred species of animals, including ocelots, pumas, raccoons, sloths, anteaters, and many more. There are also over three kilometers of walking trails and jungle trails.

Among the attractions at La Paz Waterfall Gardens are butterfly observatory, snake garden, frog exhibit, and several animal exhibits. The aviary is home to 40 different types of exotic birds. You can view macaws, toucans, and other bird species. In addition, you can learn about the lifecycle of butterflies in the butterfly lab.

You’ll also see several waterfalls and a cloud forest. Moreover, you’ll have the opportunity to hand feed hummingbirds.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve

Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve is one of the most biodiverse places on earth. It has more than a hundred species of mammals, hundreds of different birds, and countless species of frogs, orchids, and other plants.

Located in Central America, the reserve is a protected area tucked away in the Cordillera de Tilaran mountain range. There are six ecological zones, each with its own unique microclimate.

A good time to visit is during the rainy season, from May through November. The dry season is from December … READ MORE -->