For anyone who may be preparing to visit beautiful Costa Rica, an itinerary full of fun and exciting things to do and see is sure to be planned. Even if a whole month is going to be spent on this country there is no way to experience all there is to offer. Costa Rica might be small in size but it is in fact one of the richest and most biodiverse locations in the planet. Following are the top five theme parks in Costa Rica to visit.
1. The Aerial Tram
Fifty miles from San Jose, tourists can take a ride on the aerial tram, the first ever built over a rainforest. The overhead view of this diverse and unique ecosystem allows riders to see for themselves what most will only be able to view on a television or computer screen. Aside from the tram, guests are also invited to take part in various nature hikes designed to accommodate various levels of physical capability. The truly adventurous can choose to spend a night at the Rainforest Lodge, cleverly designed to camouflage with the surrounding forest.
2. La Paz Combo Tour
The La Paz Combo Tour combines various aspects of Costa Rica into one, unique experience. Included in this comprehensive tour is the chance to see four currently active, steaming volcanoes, astonishing sulfur pools and a guided tour of the famous La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Guests are also treated to an authentic cup of coffee brewed directly on a coffee plantation.
3. Selvatura Park
Selvatura Park is another popular tourist theme park. The tour helps visitors get to truly experience and get in touch with Costa Rican nature first hand with the chance to walk through its treetop walkways, view many diverse insect displays as well as receive the unique chance to experience a private collection of exotic reptiles and amphibians. The park also possesses more than one butterfly garden full of thousands of beautiful species of the insect. After the tour, guests are invited to a satisfying lunch to end a day full of excitement and fun.
4. Panaca Animal Theme Park
Also close to the capital San Jose, lies Panaca Animal Theme Park. Perfect for families, this park provides a unique opportunity most would not expect- the chance to learn more about the often overlooked domesticated animals we become so used to seeing yet never really learn much about. Visitors will be surprised at how they took these animals for granted, and many discover that they actually possessed a more extensive knowledge of exotic animals than these commonplace creatures.
5. Parque de Diversiones
For those who enjoy the excitement of rides, Parque de Diversiones is sure to be a hit. For a very small fee, visitors can enjoy and have fun in the many thrill rides and mechanical attractions at this amusement park.
The trip to Costa Rica is sure to create many memories that will last a lifetime. Each theme park listed above is sure to invoke new levels of interest in tourists who wish to add an extra bit of excitement to their vacation.