Embark on an unforgettable hike through Rincón de la Vieja National Park, a jewel among Costa Rica’s 30 National Parks. Journey through the tropical dry forest, guided by experts who unveil the secrets of this enchanting park. Chase the allure of majestic waterfalls, such as La Cangreja or La Escondida (“the hidden one”), pass through mud pots and abundant vegetation. Rincón de la Vieja National Park boasts some of Costa Rica’s finest hiking trails, leading to mesmerizing viewpoints and other natural wonders. Discover the magic of this active volcanic wonderland as you traverse its awe-inspiring landscapes. On the way back, stop for a quick lunch in the local town of Liberia.

Easy loop (2.2 mi): La Oropendola Waterfall
Hiking time: 2 hours

Intermediate trail (6 mi): La Cangreja or La Escondida Waterfalls
Hiking time: 4.5 hours

What We Love

The chance to experience one of Costa Rica’s most magical national parks

What to Bring

Hat, sunglasses, hiking shoes, comfortable clothes, long pants, bathing suit

  • Duration 8 hours
  • Travel 1.75 hours each way
  • Private $1,100 (up to 2);
    $250 + tax each additional



    While making up just one third of a percent of the Earth's landmass, Costa Rica contains 4-5% of species estimated to exist on the planet.