This is the quintessential Arenal Volcano tour to do when you’re in La Fortuna! The Arenal Volcano Rainforest & Natural History tour takes you through lush rainforest along the base of Costa Rica's most famous volcano. Our experienced, bilingual naturalist guide will point out interesting plants and wildlife in the vibrant primary and secondary rainforest of the nature reserve that skirts the Arenal Volcano National Park.You’ll then arrive to the observation point of he Arenal Volcano -- this is the closest you can get to the base of the Arenal Volcano -- and the perfect vantage point to take remarkable photos as the sun sets behind the Arenal Volcano. Then it's time to head to the Baldi Hot Springs. Enjoy more than 15 different volcanic hot pools, swim-up bars, free lockers, restaurant, with friendly, personalized service at this Arenal hot springs location. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious dinner at the resort resturant.
Depending on your choice we start the adventure at Arenal Volcano National Park to hike through 4 km (2.5 miles) trail called "Lava Slides of 1992" which will take us as close to the Mighty Arenal as possible without risking your safety. From there, if the skies are clear, the views of the Arenal Lake, the secondary forest, and the areas devastated by previous eruptions will be impressive but if your choice was the Hanging Bridges we will go to Mistico Park where we will go for 2 miles Hike and with some luck, we will be able to see: howler monkeys, spider monkeys, white faced cappuccino monkeys, Lots of birds, snakes, armadillos, coatis, and other animals the third option is to start the day with a raft ride by the river Peñas Blancas where you will enjoy one of the best places to appreciate nature and wildlife; After our hike on the rain forest or the Safari trip we will continue our journey to La Fortuna Waterfall a beautiful place with a lot of vegetation around it, once there we will hike down (500 steps with some resting areas) to the waterfall base to go for a swim On the cool pristine waters of La Fortuna river, after all this exercise you will be hungry so we will take to a nice restaurant near by to enjoy a delicious lunch.
What to bring: Hiking shoes or tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, raincoat or poncho, insect repellent, swimwear, and money for snacks, tips, or souvenirs.We include: Transportation to and from your hotel or Airbnb in air conditioned minivan with Wi-Fi, bilingual naturalist guide, Safari Float by Raft, La Fortuna Waterfall, Costarican Lunch, and insurance policy.Pick up time: It will depend on the place of collection, exact time will be sent in final confirmation.Duration: 7 hours
Especially for those who visit La Fortuna with limited time, or for those who want to do it all, we have designed this in combo, to allow you to visit the most important attractions around the area. Our incredible Arenal Volcano are not to be missed, so we start the adventure at the Arenal Volcano National Park to hike through 4 km (2.5 miles) trail called “Lava Slides of 1992” which will take us as close to the Mighty Arenal as possible without risking your safety. From there, if the skies are clear, the views of the Arenal Lake, the secondary forest, and the areas devastated by previous eruptions will be impressive. At around 11:30, we will arrive at the second place of interest, La Fortuna Waterfall, famous for its height of 70 meters (230 feet). There you can take a refreshing swim in its cool waters or take pictures of its beauty. Afterwards, around 1:00 pm we will stop at a restaurant near downtown La Fortuna for a delicious a la carte lunch with 5 options to choose from. Later, at 2:30 pm, we will head to the Arenal Hanging Bridges, to hike through the 3.1 km (1.92 miles) trail circuit high above the tree canopy, and across a circuit of 15 impressive hanging and stationary bridges trying to find wildlife as our main objective In the evening, we will make our last stop at the hot springs of your choice. Choose the hot springs of your preference, with or without dinner at the time of reservation. You can enjoy the springs from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, then we will pick you up and take you back to your hotel or Airbnb in our modern minivans.
Get the best Adventure Tour in Costa Rica. Start your day with a bang with our Rafting and ATV Adventure Combo in Arenal. In the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel for your ATV adventure. After safety instructions and a bit of practice, you'll soon be off and running. You will experience the beauty of the canyon walls on your morning ATV Quad tour. Relish breathtaking views of Arenal Volcano as you pass through tropical plantations of banana, papaya, yucca, avocado along with black pepper and fruit trees.Nextstop; White Water Rafting in Rio Balsa. Your rafting guide will teach you everything you need to know and give you some time to demonstrate your skills before taking off on an action-packed two-hour rafting tour, which winds through the heart of the Rain forest. Known for its fun, thrilling white-water rapids including “Magnetic Rock” and “Dredges,”the Balsa River is one of the best in the area. Don't forget to take in a natural beauty between rapids! Perhaps you will spot a monkey or sloth along the route.Your guide will stop along the way, so you can jump off the banks or take a swim. They will prepare fresh tropical fruits and offer you a refreshing ice-cold drink. At the end of the tour, you will be treated to a well-deserved Costa Rican lunch