The first time I set foot on the Sendero Pacifico was in January of 2018. Having worked with trail communities for over a year now, I can speak from personal experience that The Sendero Pacifico is much more than just a trail – it is a project in sustainability and community development. That’s what makes it so rewarding to hike!
This is a NEW project, and building a trail is a process. The systems are still being put into place… There are very few maps, parts of the trail are not developed as a discernable trail, and there are sometimes unforeseeable dangers to the unexperienced hiker. Therefore, its highly recommended that you hike this trail with a guide.
The current Sendero Pacifico route is 37 miles/60 kilometers in total and terrain varies from easy to strenuous. For more information about Sendero Pacifico, you could reach out to World Trails Network: Americas or coordinate directly with one of the active trail communities: Monteverde, San Luis de Monteverde, Veracruz, or Guacimal.