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Arenal Volcano Tours

There are very few destinations on the planet like Arenal in Costa Rica. With its iconic perfectly formed volcano, an extensive lush tropical rainforest, lovely natural hot springs, numerous wildlife observation options, a beautiful lake and friendly people, Arenal really does have it all.

This charming place is a perfect getaway and a thrilling option to add to your Costa Rica travel itinerary. During these Arenal Volcano tours, you will discover a natural jewel in unique and sustainable ways, while enjoying everything this welcoming destination has to offer.

The mighty Arenal Volcano

Located in the Central Volcanic Mountain Range, in the northwestern part of the country, the Arenal Volcano is an active stratovolcano measuring 1,633 meters. Its volcanic cone is one of the most emblematic sights of Costa Rica.

For many years, the Arenal Volcano was considered Costa Rica’s most active volcano, spewing lava and rocks frequently, but has been in a resting phase since 2010. You can still see fumes coming out of it every so often and it builds up to an impressive sight.

Created in November 1991, the Arenal Volcano National Park covers an area of 12,000 hectares. It is home to abundant flora and fauna, including more than 500 species of birds, making this area a paradise for birdwatchers. You can also find sloths, monkeys, deers, coatis, pumas and numerous species of reptiles and amphibians. A visit to the Arenal Volcano National Park is sure to give you some great views and insights into Costa Rica’s wildlife.

Adventurous, fun and relaxing activities

Apart from the incredible landscape, this vibrant destination is certain to have an activity for everyone. Whether you are in for an adventure filled stay or looking for a more relaxed few days, Arenal has countless options of things to do. For instance, you can take a walk around the base of this famous volcano with a naturalist guide, a fun white water rafting experience on the balsa river, or a floating safari to spot wildlife.

If you want to get a different perspective, you can enjoy the view over the rainforest from the hanging bridges, a day-trip to the rural community of Juanilama, a tasty visit to an organic farm, or a cooking workshop to learn about local gastronomy.

You can also go on an early morning bird watching excursion, discover frogs in a night walk or simply relax in the hot springs. Lastly, the most adventurous can go horseback riding to the famous La Fortuna Waterfall or enjoy an exhilarating zip lining experience.

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