Adventure Travel in Heredia

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Mountainous and beautiful, Heredia is one of the most scenic regions in Costa Rica. With its provincial capital sharing the same name, this very charming and picturesque province is a great destination to relax your cares away. However, this is not all that Heredia has to offer. Aside from being a place of quiet respite for the weary traveler, the province of Heredia is superb for an adventure travel tour. You can enjoy plenty of hiking, trekking, horseback riding, mountain biking tours, and whitewater rafting in Heredia.

Barva Volcano

Home to the famous Volcan Barva and the extraordinary Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, the province of Heredia also offers some of the best whitewater rafting tours in the country from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui. Explore Heredia City and see the amazing Spanish colonial architecture and pretty abode homes found here, while outside the city discover the lovely lush green coffee plantations.

Braulio Carrillo National Park

If you head north of Heredia, you will come to the incredible Braulio Carrillo National Park and the Volcan Barva. One of the best volcanoes to hike, the Barva Volcano has a well maintained trail that lets you trek to the summit and back in four to five hours. If volcano hiking is not for you, then take a walk around this lovely national park with its thick forestation, deep canyons, cascading waterfalls and raging rivers. Another fantastic adventure opportunity in this national park is to ride the Rainforest Aerial Tram. Offering some breathtaking views of the wildlife and forestation below, this tram lets you see the Braulio Carrillo National park in a whole new light.

Puerto Viejo

For a whitewater rafting adventure, travel north of this park to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui. With some of the best whitewater rafting tours, this former key regional port is now a premier ecotourism destination. Visit the terrific ecolodges in the area as you ride class III and IV rapids on the Rio Sarapiqui.

Adventure travel in Heredia is great fun for the entire family. And while these travel tours can be pretty costly, it is well worth it as you get a unique perspective of this province. Check our Adventure Travel Listings in Heredia to choose a tour operator that best meets your needs. Try and hire a bilingual guide to explore the province and make sure you ask your tour operator for the right references and credentials. Giving you a hassle free vacation, these adventure travel tours let you have the best vacation possible.

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