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Bogarin Trail, La Fortuna de San Carlos

4.7
#8 of 47 in Wildlife in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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  • Great trail for spotting wildlife. We didn’t have a guide but still managed to locate sloths, toucans, leaf-cutter ants and an iguana basking in the sun. The walk is shaded to get away from the heat.....  more
    Great trail for spotting wildlife. We didn’t have a guide but still managed to locate sloths, toucans, leaf-cutter ants and an iguana basking in the sun. The walk is shaded to get away from the heat.....  more »
  • Ever since I saw a David Attenborough programme featuring the sloths years ago, I have always wanted to see one in its natural habitat and Jason made this possible today. He navigated the trail... 
    Ever since I saw a David Attenborough programme featuring the sloths years ago, I have always wanted to see one in its natural habitat and Jason made this possible today. He navigated the trail...  more »
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  • These are only a few of the photos we captured at this wonderful trail. There’s many more on my camera of sloths , birds, butterflies , and frogs that were throughout the area . I highly highly recommend this place, and I would suggest that you get a tour guide. 35$ per person may seem like a lot, as some of the other reviews state , but for us it was well worth it and we would honestly do it again. There’s just no way we could have spotted the sloths on our own, and maybe a few of the people that couldn’t spot them would have had a better experience with a guide. We saw a total of 5 sloths including a baby. I would suggest Eduardo as a tour guide , he was truly engaging and helped us have a phenomenal time . He’s full of stories about the history nearby and will go above and beyond to make sure you have a great experience .
  • This was an easy, flat hike. We were lucky enough to have a guide available to take us through (highly recommended!). Without a guide it would have been near impossible to see wildlife as they are well hidden in their natural habitat. Our guide, William, is incredibly knowledgeable as he grew up in La Fortuna area. William scouted out many sloths for us to see and helped us take incredible photos with our phones through his telescope. I'd highly recommend this tour - it's been our best chance of seeing wildlife while in Costa Rica.

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