Guayabo Archeological Site Tour

Hidden in the jungle around Turrialbal lays a clue to Costa Rica’s long-forgotten past. Wander the ruins of an ancient civilization about which we know very little, but whose handiwork remains.

The settlement at Guayabo is estimated to have been home to about 10,000 people. Archeological evidence puts them here from roughly 1000 BCE up until 1400 CE, when they mysteriously disappeared a century before the Spanish arrived. 

Whoever these people were, they were intelligent engineers. Their aqueducts, roadways, and tombs have survived millennia, as have the circular platforms upon which they built conical homes. 

On this private tour you can explore the remnants of their lives and wonder at who they were.

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