Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Hike to the top of a dormant volcano at Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens, a nature reserve full of tropical plants and rolling green hills. Go for a relaxing stroll through the 80 hectare (400 acre) park, spotting the colorful birds as you go. Take the challenging, self-guided hike to the top of the volcano along steep paths, and immerse yourself in the rainforest. Enjoy the views from the top, or take a swim in the lagoon found within the volcano's crater. Be sure to bring plenty of water and food. To visit Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens on your trip to La Fortuna de San Carlos, use our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip maker tool .
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  • We did it in July si it was hot. We had to stop a few times to catch our breath and drink water. For the final strech we followed experienced hikers to give us the motivation. It was all worth it. Wha...  more »
  • We did a great trekking in cerro el chato and it was amazing. Is virgin nature and there is no path.  more »
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