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Tapanti National Park

| Edge of the Talamanca Range, near Cartago, Orosi, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent57%
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4 weeks ago
“Very clean and well maintained place”
6 Mar 2017
“Lovely day out”
| Edge of the Talamanca Range, near Cartago, Orosi, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

the Tapanti is an unknown Park that is very well conserved for it's the water shed for most of the water in Cartago and some of San jose its very close to El Salto Ecolodge so its easy to get to from here I have...More

2  Thank elsaltoeco
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Hi just want to correct that there are many internet sites that advertise a night stay at La Esperanza del Guarco Biological Reserve. I just called 22-06-56-15 and the young lady told me that is not true. The park does not offer overnite stay.

3  Thank Rusticito
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Some very nice hikes here that are fairly easy (the incline on the way up can be challenging for some). Beautiful waterfall across the river - some swimming areas are available. It was wonderfully quiet when we were there on a Saturday morning.

2  Thank Kimberleemcpike
Reviewed 11 February 2015

It was a bit of a drive to get to Tapanti from where we were staying but it was well worth it. The rain held off just long enough for us to see a marvellous selection of birds just by walking along the road. We...More

1  Thank teawren2015
Reviewed 10 February 2015

The trails are not difficult, the place has a small museum on the entrance. The trail to the waterfall is really nice (difficult to see the waterfall), the park was BBQ facilities, parking space. If you like to explore the nature or tree diversity, this...More

1  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 6 February 2015

I rented a bike in Orosi and rode up to Tapanti National Park. The ride up took about 1.5 hours (distance is 11 km one way) on a poor bike. It is a beautiful ride, during the week there is not much traffic. On the...More

1  Thank Randy S
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This is one of the hardest and largest trails in Tapanti. It's a 2,5 kms semicircular and thickly forested nature trail. It climbs steeply up and down, it's also very muddy and there are many fallen trees along the way. You'll need at least 2h...More

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I'm going back there at my earliest opportunity but next time I'm going early in the AM when it's more likely to be clear and less likely to be raining. Next time I'm bringing a rain jacket. I cut my hike short because of the...More

3  Thank gleason64
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Our hotel arranged (Orosi Lodge) arranged a cab driver to leave us there and go back to pick us up 3h later. We paid him $40 for both rides. We arrived in the early side, the park was just opening and we didn't see many...More

1  Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Unlike many other protected areas in Costa Rica, Tapanti is not congested with tourists. This can provide a worthwhile experience in hiking, bird watching, animal spotting, tree diversity, epiphytes, etc. The park is large and unspoiled. The trails are adequate not contained in an extensive,...More

4  Thank RMK4
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Hello there, When you came there, if I can ask you...., where did you go ? Did you treck ? Did you have a place to sleep that you would recommend ? Thank you for your help
8 February 2017|
Response from Algonquin18 | Reviewed this property |
There are about three trails and we only did a short 45 min loop hike to riverbed. You could get a good workout walking between the three trail heads which are spread out along the park road. I'm not sure the park is geared... More
El valor de la entrada al parque cuanto es?gracias
9 January 2017|
Response from Anabelle G | Reviewed this property |
Horario todos los días de 8am 4pm, entrada 800,00 colone
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Se pueden acampar en el parque?
12 November 2016|
Response from Juan A |
Uy vieras que eso no se ahi seria bueno que llame o escriba por la pagina oficial de ellos
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