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Bogarin Trail

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Bogarin Trail
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“great guide”(12 reviews)
“morning tour”(7 reviews)
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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 October 2012

You will be surprised at how much wildlife you will see on his tour. He is very passionate about wildlife and knows where to spot the things that you’ve come to Costa Rica to see, but would not notice or find on your own; about...More

4  Thank FLtourista
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I wish I could leave an actual review but we never got a hold of him. We stayed at the Nayara Hotel & Spa and we email him from there and he asked what days we would be in town. We responded with an email...More

3  Thank Need2Explore
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Giovany shared his wonderful trail with us and we saw many sloths, an owl and frogs. He was friendly and has such an interesting story of how he turned a cow field into the forest we hiked through. The trail was flat and easy to...More

Thank gpt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

if you want to see the tropical animals in nature, this is the place for you. we've been at Corcovado and manuel antonio national parks but this was the best tour we had thanks to Geovanni that have incredible knowledge of those animals. he imitate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is just outside town but with the amount of wildlife we saw you would think it was the middle of the forest. We saw several sloths, countless birds and even a Coati. Our guide was very knowledgeable and patient. He carried a large...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very made very welcome by William one of the 3 brothers running the place...he was an excellent tour guide, knowledgable on plants, animals and La Fortuna...he also has amazing eyesight! While sloth sightings can't be guaranteed we got to see 5 when we...More

1  Thank Christa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the very start, Giovanni so obviously cared about giving us a great experience. He made sure we saw sloths, toucans, blue jean frogs, red eyed tree frogs, and myriad rare birds, and he knows them all by plate number in the bird book!, all...More

Thank Jodi G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience!!! Giovanni has such a respect for the animals and the land; his passion for wildlife conservation and the rehabilitation of injured or abandoned animals is inspiring. We spent the afternoon walking the trail with him and we were able to see...More

1  Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highest recommend this we had an amazing time, giovani was a great guide explaining his preserve, the animals and the trail. It was fun and we saw tons of animals including sloths! It’s an easy trail and more of a walk then a hike!...More

Thank Cbb587
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled right in the town of La Fortuna, at the foot of the Arenal volcano, one would never guess that this lush sanctuary of native species was nothing but stripped grazing land a mere 18 years ago. Bogarin's dream was to restore this piece of...More

1  Thank CdnSKO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite things I did in Costa Rica. The guide is worth every penny as we were able to see sloths, toucans, owls, frogs and many other birds in their natural habitats. Giovanni was such a great guide, wanting us to get the...More

Thank Rohit D
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This is hands down the absolute best tour you will ever do! Must ask for Giovanni. He is so entertaining and knowledgeable. You will fall in love with him and the breath-taking surroundings. We saw tons of sloths, toucans, frogs, lizards and much more!

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Jeff W
15 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.