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Itinerary
The tour starts at the Arenal Observatory Lodge on the southwest side of the Arenal volcano. The lodge has a panoramic view of the Volcano, Arenal Lake and the Tilaran Mountain Range which is the continental division line of Costa Rica. After arriving at the lodge, you will go on a hike for about 3 hours and will get the adrenaline of crossing two hanging bridges. Afterwards, you will head to a natural hot spring river where you will be able to relax and swim for about 1.5 hours. You will make your way back to the lodge in time to see the sunset over the lake before returning to La Fortuna.
Locations visited
Arenal Natura Ecological Park
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
Lake Arenal
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Overview
Visiting Arenal Volcano doesn’t need to take a full day when you visit as part of a guided tour. This excursion takes you on a hike across hanging bridges, to swimming holes beneath a waterfall, and to the Museum at Arenal Observatory Lodge, all before ending the day with a relaxing dip in a hot spring. Efficient transportation and commentary from your guide make this tour both easy and informative.
Highlights
  • Guided tour to Arenal Volcano from La Fortuna
  • Pre-planned itinerary packs in must-see attractions
  • See volcanic gases, hike, swim, and more alongside your guide
  • All transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Reviewed 24 March 2018
The Highlight of our trip

We ended up having a private tour for the afternoon with Harvin for our family of five. We were able to choose the time of the trip and I felt the price was reasonable for what we did. We booked through Eder at Home Vacations...More

Thank mnmexico
Reviewed 14 March 2018
Fun tour

I went on the afternoon tour to Arenal Observatory followed by the hot spring. Wilmer picked us up at our house and then picked up the rest of the tour group. We met up with a second guide once we got there, so the group...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile
Awesome Tour!

My wife and I had a great time with Wilmer and Errol on the tour to the observatory lodge and the hot springs. They were flexible and knowledgeable in showing us the area. We had an initial obstacle with a roadblock, but they managed to...More

Thank Emurph4
Reviewed 10 February 2018
The tour that wouldn't end.

As the previous reviewer mentioned, we were a huge group of at least 40. I was picked up 20 minutes later than scheduled and we made a pit stop at a convenience store to pick up snacks and ponchos (but really, it was just to...More

2  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile
Fun day and very informative

From the time we were picked up at our hotel Wilmer was an incredible host. He kept the bus ride fun and interesting. Along the way Errol pointed out many species of animals and explained Costa Rican life. Errol was our guide. He is incredibly...More

Thank Shauna1967
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