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Cerro de la Muerte (Peak of Death)

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Great Drive to the Costa Rican Cloud Forest

This is one of the highest points in the region offering many stops along the way where you can... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Aurelio C
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Minnesota
Not as bad as it sounds/translates

Anybody with good driving skills, the ability to concentrate on a very serviceable yet curvy... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
bones007
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4 Oct 2018
“Great Drive to the Costa Rican Cloud Forest”
17 Sep 2017
“Not as bad as it sounds/translates”
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is one of the highest points in the region offering many stops along the way where you can find great food, fresh fruits, cheeses, and flowers. Be careful while driving because the road is slippery and always be aware that there will be creatures...More

1  Thank Aurelio C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Anybody with good driving skills, the ability to concentrate on a very serviceable yet curvy mountain pass road, can do this (yes, a sense of adventure does come in handy). Bare in mind, that this so called death mountain refers more to historical pre-motorized travel...More

2  Thank bones007
Reviewed 28 June 2015

For the mountain lovers this is a "Sunday trip". Pretty near from San Jose is Cartago (about 30 minutes in car) and Cerro de La Muertes is pretty near from Cartago (50 minutes in car). In the road you are able to see some nice...More

2  Thank Marco S
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I don't remember the name of the lodge where we stopped for breakfast. It was a nice log lodge with lots of hummingbirds at the feeders outside. The guides at the lodge call farmers in the are in the morning and find out where the...More

6  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 15 February 2015

The view is all at the top; as you descend into the middle and lower climate zones you are surrounded by trees. The trail can be narrow and slippery with is 12 km long. There is no early exit. Make sure you are a fit...More

2  Thank WinkySAT
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Planning my vacations in Costa Rica, I was offered to visit the Cerro de la Muerte place. I wanted a place to see lots of birds! people said that I could see Quetzales (a big green and red bird that comes from north central america),...More

5  Thank TravelBatours
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