The Northern Mountains

Jungles, waterfalls, adventure, volcanoes

Cloud forests and lush jungle are the best way to describe the Northern Mountain region of Costa Rica.

This area is made for adventure lovers from zip-lining to white water rafting. 

The two main tourist towns in this region (Monteverde and La Fortuna) are both amazing places for all travel styles. 

Map Of The Northern Mountains

The northern mountain area of Costa Rica is big, but most of the region is small towns, jungles, and forests. 

The most popular towns for tourists are by far Monteverde and La Fortuna. 

Northern Mountains at a Glance

Nearest International Airport

Both the Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela and Liberia International Airport are good options

Popular Things to Do

zip lining, hiking hanging bridges, white water rafting, relaxing in hot springs

Best Way to Get Around

Rental car, day tours with transportation

Best Time of Year to Visit

Dry season is from late December until mid-April


Need to Know

Main Language

Spanish. Most people in tourism speak English


Costa Rica Colones, but USD is widely accepted


110v/60 (the same as the US)

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