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La Fortuna de San Carlos

Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall

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    What to Expect
    After being prepared with the security instructions, you will set off, accompanied by our guide, along the 3 km. (2 mile) trail, riding through reforested areas and private farms until we reach the Pino Blanco Waterfall lookout.

    Along the way you will delight in the vegetation of the mature forests along the La Fortuna River, cross the thrilling hanging bridge, and discover some of the frogs, toucans, insects, and monkeys who make this area their home. 

    Once we arrive to the majestic La Fortuna Waterfall and river, you will have the opportunity to take pictures, or climb in for a refreshing swim, or just enjoy the breeze off the water and the beauty of the river canyon of over 100 meters (320 ft.) in height. 

    You will double back and return to the reception area on the same trail, passing again by the beautiful Pino Blanco Waterfall for one more view. 

     Along the ride back, you will have the chance to visit the Maleku Indian Cultural Rescue Center. In this small representative project you will learn about the traditional dress, cultures, crafts, beliefs, and language of these cultural ancestors of Costa Rica. 

     Horseback riding experience is not necessary for this exciting adventure. The guides will provide you with the basic riding instructions and the confidence you need to start riding. Our healthy and tame horses will give you a very enjoyable ride. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Fortuna downtown hotels.
    Return Details
    Only when the people booked the tour.
    • Professional guide
    • Horseback ride
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Use of helmet
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Minimum age is 4 years
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 14 people per booking
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We were driving to our resort and saw the billboard for this tour group, then passed by the agency location which is on the main road. It’s a really nice and large facility so we called the number on the sign and asked if they had a horseback riding tour for the very next day
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    Response from Arenal Mundo Av... P, Guest Service at Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello Friends, We are very grateful with your comments. For our work team it was a pleasure to have been able to share and be part of this great adventure, we are very happy with your visit and we hope you will visit us again, to share more unforgettable great adventures. Pura Vida!!!
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    Our group of 8 (3 adults and 5 teens) very much enjoyed our morning horseback riding and experiencing the waterfall. Some of our group were first time horseback riders so it was nice to have kind and helpful staff. The ride was easy and comfortable. The horses were gentle and
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    I thought this was a ride to the falls but it’s a ride to the stairs to the falls. The waterfall is gorgeous and totally worth the stairs but be ready to work for it. I probably wouldn’t have paid the extra for horses had I known before booking online that they were separate
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    Great experience! We were led by Stephanie, who was wonderful. Warning: the horses can go a bit fast! And there are a LOT of steps down to the waterfall, which you will have to climb up again on your way back.Totally worth it, but be forewarned if you are out of shape or not
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    Miguel escorted us on horseback up to the La Fortuna waterfall and it was such an incredible experience! He stayed by our side the entire time and made sure we were comfortable and relaxed. He also offered to take pictures throughout the journey. It started pouring rain on our
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    Response from Arenal Mundo Av... P, Guest Service at Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall
    Responded 29 Aug 2019
    Wonderful to have enjoyed with you in our park . Our guides are your adventure companions, they offer the best environment and are waiting for safety. When you like it, it will be a pleasure to welcome you again.
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    Key Details
    • Arenal Mundo Aventura
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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