Costa Rica is a renowned nature travel destination or eco-tourism destination because of its biodiversity. Due to the tropical weather all year through, the flora and fauna of the country is exemplary. Costa Rica is ranked third worldwide in environmental performance index. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west and Caribbean Sea on the east, Costa Rica has picturesque beaches. It also has rainforest, mountains and lowlands making it an ideal tourist destination. San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica and hence is well connected by air from around the world. There is a huge array of hotels in Costa Rica to suit every budget and every need.
Heredia – The City of Flowers
Heredia is a small city, in the central valley region of Costa Rica located at about 12 kms northwest of San Jose. Even though Heredia is the smallest province of Costa Rica, it is one of the most beautiful holiday locations. Called the city of flowers, Heredia provides almost everything that a tourist could ever demand from flora and fauna rich Costa Rica. It is surrounded by coffee plantation and lush foliage giving the feel of living in the wilderness to the tourists. The hotels around San Jose are situated in harmony amongst the rain forest, coffee plantation and natural reserve.
Trekking, bird watching, canopy adventure activity are some of the main tourist attractions in Heredia. Due to its large biodiversity there are a number of animals, insects and plants that one can spot in the area which are rare or endangered. But by the far the most famous activity for people visiting Costa Rica is bird watching. One can see hundreds of resident and migratory birds. It is truly a paradise for nature lovers.
Feel the Adrenaline Rush
Canopy Adventure is a family owned business located in the mountains of Heredia. It is an eco tourism project with the main purpose of conservation and protection of cloud forests and flora and fauna around the area. It is also a tourist attraction as it offers them an opportunity to experience the forests, valleys and waterfalls through an exhilarating adventure activity that consists of trekking and zip lining. Canopy in Heredia is a tour that consists of platforms and cables suspended around old enormous oak trees on which one can zip line over ravines and waterfalls.
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