Welcome to Alajuela
Costa Rica’s second city is also home to one of the country’s most famous figures: Juan Santamaría, the humble drummer boy who died putting an end to William Walker’s campaign to turn Central America into slaving territory in the Battle of Rivas in 1856. A busy agricultural hub, it is here that farmers bring their products to market... Read More
Top experiences in Alajuela
Overnight Tour: The Big Forest Hike Adventure
Enjoy an overnight tour in which you will hike from El Castillo, near La Fortuna to Monte Verde. You will go on a guided tour through the rainforest mountains and rustic unique farms. It is a strenuous hike in the wilderness and a change in altitude of 800 meters will be involved, so you must have a good physical condition. You will enjoy a wonderful adventure where you will meet locals and learn to identify plants and a variety of animals. This tour Includes lodging, dinner, breakfast and a trail snack.