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Bogarin Trail

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Open Now: 05:30 - 19:00
Open today: 05:30 - 19:00
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Best tout in La Fortuna

Bogatin trail is amazing. Giovanni is funny, knowledgeable and an incredible tour guide. His... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ivy S
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Amazing visit!

We came across this place by chance. At first we decided not to book the guide and to walk the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wernigerode, Germany
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Our private trail offer a lot of wildlife just 5 minutes away from downtown La Fortuna, this tour are for nature lovers, Giovanni has 20 years guiding in the area so he has a lot of information to share with you. We offer 3 different tours: Early...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Calle 480, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 8819 3189
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bogatin trail is amazing. Giovanni is funny, knowledgeable and an incredible tour guide. His passion for preserving the land and wildlife of Costa Rica is infectious. The grounds are beautiful and well thought out. In two hours we saw sloths, lizards, turkeys, frogs, alligators, vultures,...More

Thank Ivy S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came across this place by chance. At first we decided not to book the guide and to walk the trail alone which we soon realised was a bad decision. We booked onto the tour and had William as our guide. We were really happy...More

Thank Safehaven14
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am surprised to know that about 10 minutes walk from the town center, there is a natural reserve. I do not expect much because who would think there are so many wild animals 500 meters from downtown? Yet we see so many! It is...More

Thank Alexoz02
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the honor of having the owner, Giovanni, giving us a tour. It was nice that it was just myself and my fiancé on the tour. Instead of placing us with a group who pre-booked, Giovanni took us out himself. It is clear from...More

Thank keschoos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Mr. Bogarín himself as our guide and it was fantastic. He knew all sorts of bird calls and we saw many animals, and quite a few sloths. He spotted tiny frogs that we never would have seen on our own. At one point,...More

Thank Vivian Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a knowledgeable, kind, humble, and funny man Giovanni is! He took his time showing me all the animals,I was able to see so many species of birds, 3 sloths waking up and eating breakfast, an iguana, a caman, a poisonous frog that Giovanni caught...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met Geovanni at his property at dawn and he shared coffee and bread with us before giving us a personal tour of the hand built and planted trails. He is a special person in this world and he has created a precedent setting wildlife...More

Thank SScheibel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early morning tour with Giovanni. Bc we said we wanted to see Tukans, we went with our car to another place to see them, cuz early in the morning there are not many in the park. After that we went for about 2h...More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Similar to the other reviews, this place is amazing and you won't be disappointed. We had Giovanni as our tour guide who founded the park. He was passionate, informative and funny. We saw an alligator, multiple types of frogs, tucans, sloths, iguannas, and birds. Go,...More

Thank apirogovsky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a very rainy day we eventually gave up on the volcano hike and, in desperation really, ended up at the Bogarin Trail. What a stroke of luck!!! Despite it's small size, this place is just teeming with life. They have c 25 sloths on...More

Thank Edward H
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Jeff W
14 March 2018|
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Response from Bogarin T | Property representative |
lafortunasancarlos com bogarintrail @ gmail com 506 8819 3189
11 May 2016|
Response from Belinda W | Reviewed this property |
What is the question? I spent some time here Pennie, and would be happy to help, just let me know what it is you want to know. The message cut off so it is unclear.