On this hike we will travel through the area of Valverde Vega in Alajuela, and to Bajos del Toro to visit an area which is recognized for its stunning waterfalls.
Discover the most hidden gems of Costa Rica located in a remote valley between extinct volcanoes and experience the richness of the natural forest.
We will visit unbelievable waterfalls that change between blue and turquoise colors. Their tones vary in the summer or winter due to volcanic activity at Poas Volcano.
Come join me. One trip. So many ways to explore.
Distance: 6 - 7 km approx. (A shorter or longer distance can be arranged if previously requested, as long as it is within the same time schedule). Duration: 8 - 10 hours. Difficulty: Easy / Medium. Departure: 7:00 a.m. Note: The terrain on this hike includes dirt roads, mountain trails through rain forest paths and along streams
Guide/Expert from the area
Hotel pick up & drop off
What's Not Included
ADULT: Age: 13 - 62
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
• Each vehicle will carry a waste basket with a plastic bag for disposable masks, gloves, tissues, etc. Bags are properly handled and disposed by our staff at the end of the tour.
• Our vehicles will be equipped with a hygiene kit, including gel hand sani
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
What To Expect
Bajos del Toro
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel or meeting point.
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.:
You will arrive at the starting point where you will have a typical Costa Rican breakfast close to Bajos del Toro.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.:
You will start the hike to Bajos del Toro that means “low bull,” where you will take your first views of these hidden gems. During the hike to the waterfalls, you will have some healthy snacks. It should takes approximately 2 hours each. This will depend on several different factors, including; fitness levels, terrain, elevation, weather, and pack weight.
Upon our arrival, you will have the opportunity to swim in one of the waterfalls! Free time on your own.
1:30 - 2pm .:
You will have your lunch in a nice little spot alongside the waterfalls.
2:30 -3 p.m:
We will start the return to the hotel .
Admission Ticket Free
Amazing experience, looking forward to the next trip!
What can I say, this was an amazing hiking experience near San Jose. Transportation was arranged, all meals were provided, couldn't be any easier.
If you're looking for a real hiking experience versus a bus walking tour, doticotours is the perfect choice for you.
Calling Hiking and Waterfalls Enthusiasts
Eric (owner) and Natalia provided an excellent hiking trip that the locals typically take. The volcano and mountainous sights during the reasonable drive from San Jose to Bajos del Toro were unique to other tours we took...must take photos and an incredible day altogether.
Highly recommend you hikers and waterfall lovers make this trip a "Must Do" on your trip to Costa Rica. The breakfast and lunch were also delicious and fresh at a local restaurant.
Went on this tour with Eric in October 2021 with a buddy of mine. The views, waterfalls, and water were incredible. The hike was very challenging and we were really tired after, but we sort of had a glow about us the whole time. Eric is very personable and easy to talk to. He provides great information about this gem of a place.
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This was the best tour ever. The tour guide was very encouraging and considerate.
The tour was an amazing experience of 4 gorgeous waterfalls. The terrain was challenging at times but the tour guide would stop and slow down as I needed. This tour is for real adventurists and the challenge is more than worth it.
I also was able to book a solo tour on the company website.
Absolutely Amazing Hiking!
Absolutely amazing hiking! We were promptly picked up from our hotel at 6 am. We had a nice Costa Rican breakfast on our way to the trailhead. We arrived at the trailhead after about 2 hours. The hiking was through muddy fields and crossing many streams. We went to the Roca Verde first and then to Catarata Germelas and Catarata Celestial. There were over 500 steps on the way to Catarata Germelas and Celestial. Also, the last section of the Celestial must be descended using a rope to get to the bottom of the waterfall. We had lunch at the Catarata Celestial before returning to the car. The hiking was about 6.3 miles with 1220 feet elevation gain.
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