Length

4 Hours
dash board

Activity Level

Easy.

Great for:

History lovers; nature lovers; culture lovers
  • Guayabo was a mysterious ancient city that was home to over 10,000 people. These people mysteriously vanished just before the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century.
  • Guayabo National Monument, is Costa Rica’s most important archaeological site and the country’s only named national monument.
  • Conserved archaeological structures such as causeways, mounds, bridges, aqueduct tanks, and others can be found at the site.
  • It also protects high evergreen forest patches, typical of mountainous rainforest.
  • You will take a guided walk through the park in the company of a guide. You will learn more about how the ruins were found, their excavation, and the history of the aboriginal people who once lived here.

This tour will take you on a visit to Guayabo National Monument, Costa Rica’s most important archaeological site. Here you will take a guided tour through the ruins of an ancient aboriginal city and see its remaining archaeological structures. You will learn more about how the ruins were found, their excavation, and the history of the aboriginal people who once lived here.

Transportation, entrance fee, and bilingual tour guide.

Shorts or trousers, tennis or hiking shoes, rain jacket, a hat or a visor, sunglasses, a bottle of water, insect repellent, and sun block.

No health restrictions. The tour involves walking.