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Vast stretches of protected jungle, alluring and majestic volcanoes and some of the richest and move diverse wildlife on earth. You will encounter all this and more by mountain climbing in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica is one of the true gems of Central America, with 25% of the countries landmass designated as protected national park and the country containing a truly stunning 5% of the worlds biodiversity, all backed up by some of the most progressive environmental laws in the world. The landscape and terrain provides amazing views and magnificent scenery seemingly everywhere you look, and mountain climbing expeditions are privy to many of these on the astonishing mountains and volcanoes that dot the land. Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips in Costa Rica, and prepare to be blown away by the sheer variety of the sights and sounds.

Mountain Climbing in Costa Rica

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Costa Rica

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a very relaxed place to enjoy mountain climbing, and the raw natural beauty and overwhelming amount of different animal species mean you will be constantly be reaching for your camera for some epic photos.

Some of the mountain climbing can be quite tough, so being fit and in good shape before arriving is recommended, as it will ensure you enjoy everything more.

The villages, towns and cities are full of intriguing histories and culture which they are very proud of, providing endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do.

Why should I choose Costa Rica for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

The biodiversity

The array of flora and fauna in Costa Rica is truly mind-blowing, as it is home to nearly 500,000 different species, including many distinctive rare and exotic species of reptiles, amphibians, monkeys, turtles, wild cats, butterflies and moths. Part of the reason for this diversity is its location between North and South America, where the different species from each continent mixed many years ago.

The scenery

Costa Rica has it all when it comes to scenery, from paradise-like tropical beaches, lush and green rainforests and jungles, to towering volcanoes and mountains and a myriad of tranquil and idyllic waterways. When undertaking mountain climbing you will be able to have sweeping panoramic views over much of this scenery, as well as the opportunity to navigate much of it.

The culture

Costa Rican culture is a beautiful and intoxicating blend of indigenous and colonial influences, as well as dashes of the many other immigrant cultures that call it home. These cultures have all shaped Costa Rican art, music, dance and writing, and Costa Rican people have often been called 'the happiest on earth'. There are endless things to see and do whilst not indulging in mountain climbing, with the country being a manageable size to get around.

What can I expect from the weather in Costa Rica?

Tropical climate all-year-round, with dry season running from December-April and rainy season going from May-November.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Costa Rica?


What currency is accepted in Costa Rica?

Costa Rican colon

How can I get to Costa Rica?

There are two international airports, with the majority of flights coming from the USA.

What’s the country code of Costa Rica?


What’s the high season for Mountain Climbing in Costa Rica?

December-April during dry season.

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