International Park La Amistad


The park area is equally split between Costa Rica and Panama, as part of the former La Amistad Reserves of the Talamanca mountain range. It covers 401,000 ha of tropical forest and is the largest nature reserve in Central America; together with a 15 km buffer zone, it represents a major biodiversity resource at a regional (ca 20% of the region's species diversity) and global level.


LOCATION: Área de Conservación La Amistad - Caribe (ACLA-C): 88% (175250 ha)

Área de Conservación La Amistad - Pacífico (ACLA-P): 12% (23897 ha)

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to expert

FITNESS: Proper training no previous experience required. Hiking this trail, short sections of the trail are quite strenuous.

AGE LIMITS: Contact us to discuss age limitations

NOTE: During the rainy season, this trail can be quite slippery in places.


- Warm clothing, fleece and/or rainjacket

- Comfortable shoes for hiking (Waterproof)

- Sun block

- Water bottle

- Camera

Check the weather forecast before going hiking.