DURATION: 4 horas
LOCATION Turrialba
RATE $70

You will be able to walk on the trails of the Guayabo National Monument, which is the most important archaeological site of the country, located 45 minutes away from Turrialba downtown.  There you will learn about our native indigenous way of living, culture, handcrafts, monticules construction and roadways. You will observe petroglyphs, palm mats, graves and more!

You will be amazed by the ingenious way of constructing water capture tanks which still work for water storage, but above all, by the countryside beauty that will capture and take you back into the past, all in the midst of a secondary forest surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna.  Furthermore, the Guayabo river canyon and its evergreen forests add beauty to the Monument site, making this a 100% nature adventure experience. You will be accompanied by a local trained guide who will give you valuable information. Enjoy and learn!

Departs: 8:00 a.m.

Pick Up place: Turrialba Downtown (Parkings or Hotels -Ask for advice) 

Includes: Local guide, site’s fee and transportation

Recommended ages: From 7 years old

What to bring: Light clothes, hiking shoes, repellent, water and camera

Nature everywhere



Certified by the Costa Rican Turism Board

 The Tourism Declaration is an acknowledgment granted by the Costa Rica Tourism Board as guarantee of the legality of the tourism activities and reach one of the main objectives, the accomplishment of the highest quality

Associated to Turrialba Chamber of Commerce

This chamber is a non-profit organization that seeks to build a long-term sustainable city, promoting the growth of the prosperity of the community through the improve of the environment for businesses and tourism

Code of Conduct


The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism is an initiative to join the tourism private sector and the childrens rights and prevent sexual exploitation of children at tourism destinations.

Insurance Policies

Explore Turialba carries out safe activities with well-trained guides, safety procedures to prevent any kind of inconvenience, and also covered by the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS), to enjoy safe fun in every service you take


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