Half-Day Hiking in Pico Blanco Itzkatzú Trail

12 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

This hike is ideal for those adventurers who are in downtown and want to get to know some of most famous San José mountains. These mountains belong to the Protective Zone of Escazú and are part of the Cordillera de Talamanca. The best known hills are: • Monkey Trail Hill 2,428 m.a.s.l. • Cedral Hill 2,420 m.a.s.l. • Pico Alto Hill 2,353 m.a.s.l. • The most famous Pico Blanco 2,271 m.a.s.l. Its name refers to its rockier side which can be seen from miles away. Come join me to hike these unknown but spectacular hillsides! Join me on these spectacular hikes off the beaten path! Distance: 5 - 7 km approx. (A shorter or longer distance can be arranged if previously requested, as long as it is within the same time schedule) Duration: 4 - 5 hours Difficulty: Medium / High Departure: 8:00 a.m. Note: The terrain on this hike features dirt roads, mountain trails through rain forest paths

Itinerary Details


7:30 a.m.:
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel or meeting point.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.:
You will arrive at the starting point where you will drink a hot cup of coffee or tea. You will start the hike to Pico Blanco, take your first views of the beautiful San Jose mountains. During the hike, you will have some snacks and be reaching the highest point about 2,271 m.a.s.l. Rest your feet and body at the hilltop. Then you will continue our hike downhill.

12:00 p.m.:
You will return to the starting point where you will have a brunch and do some stretching exercises.

1: 00 p.m.:
Our guide will drop you off back at you hotel or meeting point.
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