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  • CAÑON DE LA VIEJA

    Rincón de la Vieja, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • Arenal Volcano

    Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is reknown for the natural beauty of its volcanoes. In Guanacaste, you have Rincón de la Vieja Volcano with its various ranches dotted on and around the volcanic craters and plugs of this spectacular landscape. Arenal volcano in the Central Valley is famous for incredible beauty and teems with myriad options for days of fun. Below, you'll find some of our most popular volcano tours. Don't see what you are looking for? Just ask us, we are always happy to help shape your unforgettable Guanacaste experience.

Buena Vista Volcano Eco-Adventure Day

Beautiful vistas await you at the Rincón de la Vieja volcano's premier lodge and eco-tourism destination. Zip-line over rivers and canyons carved out over lush rainforests. Ride Horses around the craters of the volcanic range and experience the countryside like a real Guanacaste cowboy. Enjoy the famous Buena Vista waterslide, which is 1,275 feet of pure adrenaline, also set in the middle of our Costa Rican rainforest. A large authentic Guanacaste buffet lunch awaits you for refueling and nourishment midway through the day. Then it's off to the natural volcanic hot springs where mud baths, natural steam rooms and large hot springs will be waiting to relieve the "stress" of the day.

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Cañon de la Vieja Adventure Day Pass

Cañon sits at the base of the Rincón volcanic range. Enjoy rafting and tubing down river canyons, rappelling, zip-lining, spa, mud bath, buffet lunch, horseback riding and more. White Water Tubing This trip is about 3 kilometers (1.864 miles) long, and it takes approximately 1:30 hours to complete. We leave the hotel in a jitney bus and in about 10 minutes we arrive to the river bank where the tour starts. We use the safest equipment, helmets and life vests. Everyone will get their own tube and a guide will follow with the group as well.  We offer class II and III rafting depending on the condition of the river and the weather conditions at the mountains in the Rincón de La Vieja volcano. The recommended outfit for this trip is shorts or bathing suit, water shoes and a t-shirt. It is not recommended to bring objects or items that might become loose and get lost. Canopy Tours (zip-lines) The canopy has a total of 9 cables and 17 platforms which crisscross the canyon of the Colorado river. It offers an amazing view of the zone's nature. The zip-lines range from 150 mts. (492 feet) to 360 mts. (1181 feet) and 45 mts. (147 feet) high. Just like in our other activities, special safety equipment is used, as well as expert guides making sure the experience is safe and enjoyable. The trip lasts about 1:30 hours. Recommended accessories for this trip are: shorts, sneakers, t-shirt and camera. Rock Climbing & Rappelling At the river bank you can enjoy the adrenaline rush of rappelling down the natural stone wall, which is about 20 mts. (65 feet) high. Once you reach the bottom, you can climb up again. Helmets, safety harnesses, and leather gloves are used. The time of this tour depends on your individual ability. Our guides will accompany you at every moment of the activity. The recommended accessories for this activity are: short or pants, sneakers and t-shirt. AQUETZALLY SPA Aquetzally Spa was created in an attempt to make our facilities even more relaxing. Here you can enjoy different and unique treatments that use the region’s natural products. The spa is in the vicinity of the Colorado river and the Rincón de La Vieja Volcano.

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Guachipelin Ranch Adventure Day Pass

Adventure beckons at Hacienda Guachipelín, positioned at the foot of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Guachipelín Ranch and Spa is an eco-tourism hotel and a working horse and cattle ranch, celebrating the Guanacaste region’s cowboy heritage in the heart of the savanna. Guachipelín Ranch and Spa offers one of the most popular family tours currently available in Costa Rica. Natural hot springs, jungle forests, pristine waterfalls, and bubbling volcanic mud pools are just some of the many attractions you can enjoy during a stay with us at the Adventure Park in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.  Hacienda Guachipelín Hotel is the ideal place in Rincón de la Vieja for an active vacation. Adventurers will thrill to swinging like Tarzan on the many cables and rappel ropes of the Canyon Canopy Tour, or shooting the rapids of the Rio Negro River on a Tubing Adventure. Ride Costa Rican ranch horses to natural volcanic thermal hot springs or spectacular waterfall pools. Transform yourself on our “cowboy-for-a-day” tour. Have fun bird watching, hiking trails, and trekking to the active craters of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.   Beautiful views and a great location awaits at Guachipelín Ranch for the day and enjoy tubing, zip-lining, horseback riding, rappelling, hot springs, mud baths and a buffet lunch. One of the best zip line canopy tours available in Costa Rica —miles of incredible zip lines over rivers and canyons.

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Guanacaste Hiking and Cultural Tour

This fun filled day trip takes you on an authentic tour of Guanacaste. The tour will start with a gorgeous hike at the volcano Rincon de la Vieja. A guide will take you on the trails through the rainforest's  where you can see volcanic craters, waterfalls, and bubbling hot springs.  Visitors have been known to spot tapirs, monkeys, birds, cloths, jaguars and quetzals while trekking along the trails. Rincon is an adventurous hike that you want to bring shoes good for hiking, insect repellent, and sun repellent. After the beautiful hike you will be able to relax as your driver and guide take you around Liberia where you will stop for a traditional Costa Rican Casado. Once you are done with lunch your guide will take you around Liberia where you will learn all about the local history and culture. You will be able to stop and get out where ever you would like.   

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Miravalles Volcano Eco-Adventure

Las Hornillas Volcanic Activity Center is located in the volcano slopes of Miravalles; here you can observe hot water springs, bubbling mud holes, fumaroles and steam boilers that attracts national tourists as well as foreigners.  This is the only place in Costa Rica where you can take a walk inside the crater, watch and feel steam coming out from the boiling mud. Prove the therapeutic properties of the famous mineral clay and the hot springs warm water, meanwhile you enjoy a wonderful landscape of this typical region of Costa Rica.  Our tour includes a visit to the Volcano's Miravalles rainforest.  The horseback ride and the tractor tour leave from the Volcanic Activity Center and starts moving into the Volcano's Miravalles private reserve.  Enjoy this two hour tour in the primary rainforest, with very safe hanging bridges, trails with waterfalls and a visit to Catarata Escondida (Hidden Waterfall).  This stunning and isolated mountain is a reserve for all nature lovers who do not like crowded places.   What to bring:  T-shirt, long pants (Horseback Riding), walking shoes, swimming suit, towel, sandals, insect repellant, sunscreen, binoculars, camera, and a hat.

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Nicaragua Volcano and Cultural Day Tripper

Instead of just visiting Costa Rica, why not check off another country on your list? Nicaragua. The beautiful Maderas and Conception volcanoes are truly a sight to behold as you take a journey back in time visiting Central America's colonial past. The volcanoes are located on one of the largest freshwater islands in the world. Later, you''ll visit one of Nicaragua''s most active craters, on Masaya Volcano. There, you can enjoy the geological beauty and admire the vegetation that surrounds the area. Afterwards, you''ll stop for shopping at Malaya’s indigenous market, where you can find some of the region''s finest handicrafts. From there you''ll move to Granada, where you''ll step back in time. This is Central America's oldest European-founded cities. More than 20 colonial-era churches a sited throughout the city, notable for centuries-old colonial buildings. Street fairs and events: you never know what might be going on when you stroll down the cobblestone streets of this colonial city.  

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Puma & Sloth Rainforest Journey

  To start your best outdoor/wildlife adventure day, we will pick you up from your hotel and drive approximately for 45 minutes to the outskirts of the town of Cañas for a walking tour around the rescue shelter. Las Pumas is the largest animal shelter in Latin America, housing big cats such as pumas, jaguars and monkeys, deer and even toucans. It's a nature and animal lovers' paradise, with a myriad of trails to follow. After this great kickoff to your day, it'll be a quick stop along the way to the town of Bijagua to enjoy a delicious Costa Rican lunch — right before entering "sloth territory." Bijagua is a special place to observe the two different kinds of sloths in Costa Rica: both the two- and three-toed species. Located on the Caribbean slopes of the Miravalles and Tenorio volcanos, the panoramic views of Costa Rica's topography are amazing, something you'll only discover by traveling through the country's mountains, across or down its rivers, along and up its volcanos and spotting its widely varied wildlife.  In this magical place, you can also see Blue-jeans frogs, the Green and Black Poison Dart frog and the most famous of all, the Red-eyed Tree frog in memorable and pristine rainforest locations. Needless to say, the absolute highlight of the experience is spotting this plethora of wildlife in natural and unique habitat — yet enjoying the view from safe observation areas. Definitely a Costa Rica "Must Do."

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Rincón de la Vieja National Park Hike

Enjoy a nature lover’s paradise, where you will view fascinating volcanic attractions like fumaroles, bubbling mud pots and boiling hot springs at the foothills of the active Rincón De La Vieja Volcano. Experience this wonderful scenery with tropical flowers, stunning trees and crystal clear streams while you hike for 2 hours through exciting trails, viewing some of the most stunning geology in Costa Rica. You should also spot many animals, potentially such as sloths, coatis, spider-monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, peccaries, deer and some 260 bird species, including toucans, curassows, bellbirds, parrots, hummingbirds, owls, woodpeckers, tanagers, motmots, eagles and many others. Lunch included.  

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Rio Perdido Eco-challenge

Nature is incredible around the world in so many different ways to expose the power of the mother earth on lands, water and air. Costa Rica is a young country and contain a lot of natural minerals and energy coming through Centro America from the Pacific Ring of Fire, Costa Rica has many years working hard using the volcano's energy to produce electricity. Rio Perdido is located at the base of Miravalles Volcano, the first volcano in Costa Rica used to build a geothermal plant and produce electricity for the town, Rio Perdido it's a hit sustainability Destinys of Guanacaste. They work to build out all the infrastructure as accomodation, roads and the activities in developing according to the ecosystem and geography of the place. The  adventure of this challenge starts, driving through the driest Guanacaste lowlands, later the off road to get the place between on gorgeous landscapes of the Rio Perdido Canyon and mountains; once you get the place the tubing on the river will refresh your expedition; you will fly by carbon fiber zip line quietly, on silence hearing the wildlife and the river over the canyon of Rio Perdido. The lands of these places offer you an excellent bike park, until 20 km of trail specialized for mountain bike use in all the levels, throughout the dry lands at the Miravalles volcano; the natural warm river coming from the warm stones of the volcano provides a wonderful experience on a natural wilderness, a complete natural warm river to feel the energy of the nature. Also the hot springs pool area is a very nice place to take a jump, sunshine with a cocktail and enjoy the life. The restaurant of Rio Perdido is one of the highlights of the place, the infrastructure, the view, surroundings, customer service and special the food it's something that you can't miss on this trip. 

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Sensoria Lands of Senses Journey

Costa Rica is located at the heart of the gold coast of Central America, just 10 degrees above the line of the equator. Central America and Costa Rica are amazing nature destinations, featuring magical ecosystems developed over thousands of years, gathering natural resources from North and South America, collecting incredible biological value with an amazing quantity of animal, plants, insects, reptiles, microclimates, different types of forests, volcanoes, special micro-ecosystems and abundant wildlife. Central America hosts a great variety of biodiversity formed by its tropical weather patterns, multifaceted geography, life-bearing ocean currents and many more factors that have made it a showcase of evolution. Costa Rica's first mountain range emerges out of Guanacaste province; Orosi and Cacao are small, dormant volcanos; then there is the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, which is the one of the biggest in this country. The entire mountain is a volcano and it features nine craters; but just one is active, belonging to the three main active volcanoes of Costa Rica at this moment. From the heights of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano we can see both the Caribbean and Pacific lands of the country because this Guanacaste mountain  range divides this nation's territory.  Sensoria lands are located on the Caribbean slope of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, and this special positioning is the reason of its Magical Rainforest, a beautiful little paradise in the middle of nowhere where you can discover a natural blue water river in an amazing virgin rainforest, full of exotic wildlife of Costa Rica: snakes, frogs, tropical birds and mammals such as monkeys, raccoons, and on a lucky day a tapir or felines like Jaguars and Pumas.

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Vandara Paradise Combo Tour

Vandara is located northeast of Liberia, surrounded by tropical dryforest. This is the perfect place for those seeking rest and relaxation. At the hot springs area you'll discover a variety of pools with differing temperatures where you can relax and rejuvenate your body after a long day of activities, such as horseback riding, canopy zip lining and watersliding. You will enjoy beautiful views and also admire a variety of birds and other wildlife, including monkeys and sloths. You will love this combo tour, for sure!

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Arenal Hanging Bridges and Zip-Line Combo

This adventerous combo tour is an amazing way to spend the day in Arenal exploring the beautiful tree tops of the tropical rain forest with ziplining and exploring hanging bridges. Start with the famous hanging bridges at Mistico. Our experts will introduce you to a wonderful world of flora and fauna on this volcanic tour that will take you back in history. Then fly through the trees and rappell down waterfalls where naturally formed canyons on the slopes of Arenal Volcano await you. Release your spirit of adventure at the Spider Monkey Canyon, splashing through crystal clear streams, conquer the magnificent canyon walls at your own pace, jump into huge refreshing big and clear pools of water and hike across natural formed rock walkways, with zip-lines and hanging bridges you will be sure to have a day filled with adventure. Our experienced guides are there to help you every step of the way with instruction and safety checks. We recommend wearing quick drying clothing, tennis shoes, hiking shoes or multi-sport sandals, to bring a spare change of clothes, and insect repellent.  

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Arenal Hanging Bridges and Zorbing Combo

This is the ultimate and unique adventure. Start by walking through the top of the jungle on hanging bridges then challenge your friends and family to a zorbing race.  Start with a nice walk through the top of the jungle. This is a self guided walk through the rainforest on hanging bridges where you can see the beautiful plant and animal life of Costa Rica. You will walk over 15 bridges and 6 of them are hanging.  Next try the outrageously fun activity called Zorbing. Experience the ultimate sensation of descending a unique and thrilling course in a purpose built sphere designed to provide an intense adrenaline rush with loads and loads of laughter. Zorbing is best described as an amazing practice in which people roll down a hill inside a large ball sphere made of plastic. You will experience thrilling descent down a 190-meter hill with a 26% slope that includes winding turns just to ramp up the intensity. This experience is like no other and is the most thrilling the Arenal area has to offer. Our instructors are certified and specialized giving you maximum safety, excitement and above all fun.

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Arenal Hiking and Hot Springs Combo

Spend a day at the world famous Arenal Volcano National Park. Enjoy stunning views as you drive along Lake Arenal, closing in on one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world. You will have front fow seats for one of natures natural wonders and thenput on your hiking shoes for the walk of a lifetime around Arenal volcano. Here your guide will show you wildlife in it's natural environment as well as spectacular hidden waterfalls that you can swim in. Once you have worked up an appetite enjoy the Observatory Lodge's famous dining room with stunning plate glass window views of Arenal and traditional Costa Rican cuisine.  Then spend the afternoon soaking in the natural hot springs at the base of the volcano at the world famous Eco-Termales that has numerous natural hot springs and waterfalls from warm to piping hot! Soak those tired and aching muscles and breathe a sigh of "Pura Vida" relief before your guide drives you back to your accomodation safe and sound.

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Arenal Volcano Sloth Sanctuary Trip

There is nothing cuter than a baby three-toed sloth, especially when you are observing it in its natural habitat. Explore the rainforests near Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano, where you can observe sloths up close and personal in their natural environment; there also is an area of 3 hectares of accessible trails to explore, great for all ages. On the trails, you will appreciate the wide biodiversity of the wildlife and tropical plants native to the area, including heliconia, orchids and palms. During the tour, you can spot the famous two- or three-toed sloth, Guatusas, large numbers of birds (there are more than 150 different species) basilisks, iguanas, insects, red frogs and others. Additionally, there is a butterfly garden with a special exhibit for the display of larvae, pupae and eggs. There is a reproduction facility for some 30 different species of butterflies and it is one of the most popular attractions in Arenal. In the middle of the property, there is a lake that is a natural habitat for many species of animals, among which are the Chocuaco (Boat-billed Heron), the red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) and the caiman (Caiman cocodilus) among others. The medicinal plant garden is another attraction. To date, the facility has over 60 different species of medicinal plants being cultivated. After a hearty Costa Rican lunch, you will experience Costa Rica’s world-renowned Arenal Volcano and Rainforest on the rest of this adventure-filled day trip. This destination is a must-see attraction while visiting Costa Rica. You will discover the enormous and breathtaking Arenal volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the Western hemisphere. You will go to the Arenal Observatory Lodge where you will be able to explore miles of trails through the rainforest around the Arenal volcano. You will have a chance to see waterfalls and a large variety of bird and animal wildlife in their natural environment. This trip can also include a short shopping trip in La Fortuna for souvenir shopping if you so desire.  

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Borinquen Canopy and Hot Spring Experience

Experience enchanting forests, listen to the roaring waters of rivers and waterfalls, discover the legacies of ancient cultures and spot rare species of birds, lizards and mammals. Ride your horse up hills and mountains while observing the serene horizon that changes with the hours, magically capturing your attention and taking you on a fantastic daydream. Afterward, let the adrenaline rush through your body as you fly high over the tree tops on over 1.5 km of canopy zip lines. After this exciting adventure, spend the rest of the day relaxing in the thermal pools and taking volcanic mud baths that surely will rejuvenate your body.

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Heliconias Rain Forest & Hanging Bridges Hike

Nestled in between Miravalles Volcano and Tenorio Volcano is Heliconias Rain Forest and it's famous hanging bridges. Enjoy a nature lover’s paradise, where you will view fascinating scenery with tropical flowers, stunning trees and crystal clear streams while you hike for 2 hours through exciting trails, over hanging bridges while viewing some of the most stunning geology in Costa Rica. You should also spot many animals, potentially such as sloths, coatis, spider-monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, peccaries, deer and some 260 bird species, including toucans, curassows, bellbirds, parrots, hummingbirds, owls, woodpeckers, tanagers, motmots, eagles and many others. Lunch included.

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Monteverde Cloud Forest

Embark on an enchanted treetop walkway tour personally led by your guide. Walk along eight different bridges ranging in length from 150-510 ft. Enjoy more than 400 species of birds, such as the three-wattled bellbird, the bare-necked umbrella bird and the resplendent quetzal as you move through this majestic forest. After approximately 2 hours in the trees, descend to the forest floor and head to the Monteverde Butterfly Garden (or mariposario), that supports more than 20 butterfly species. You will also have the chance to see the Hummingbird Garden, a spectacular scene. You can also learn about the insects’ life cycle and adaptations in the Insect Exhibition.

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Monteverde SkyTrek

Explore one of the most biodiverse tropical cloud forests in the world. We will spend the day zipping through the canopy, exploring the top of the jungle by gondola and hiking an extensive network of hanging bridges. Guides will point out bird life and wildlife as well as explain the different flora and fauna of the area. After exploring this beautiful natural wonder, lunch is served and you will definitely work up an appetite.

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Nicaragua Volcano and Cultural Day Tripper

Instead of just visiting Costa Rica, why not check off another country on your list? Nicaragua. The beautiful Maderas and Conception volcanoes are truly a sight to behold as you take a journey back in time visiting Central America's colonial past. The volcanoes are located on one of the largest freshwater islands in the world. Later, you''ll visit one of Nicaragua''s most active craters, on Masaya Volcano. There, you can enjoy the geological beauty and admire the vegetation that surrounds the area. Afterwards, you''ll stop for shopping at Malaya’s indigenous market, where you can find some of the region''s finest handicrafts. From there you''ll move to Granada, where you''ll step back in time. This is Central America's oldest European-founded cities. More than 20 colonial-era churches a sited throughout the city, notable for centuries-old colonial buildings. Street fairs and events: you never know what might be going on when you stroll down the cobblestone streets of this colonial city.  

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Rio Celeste and Cortés Waterfall Day Trip

In the midst of the rainforest lies one of the most spectacular rivers of Costa Rica: Rio Celeste. On your way to this amazing place, lies yet another amazing place: the "Llanos de Cortés" waterfall. This beautiful, hidden gem is located down a short, steep trail, whose cascading waters you'll be able to hear from the parking lot. The falls drop into a tranquil pond with a white sandy beach that’s perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Go "backstage" and relax on the rocks behind the waterfall curtain. Next, you'll visit “Los Teñideros,” where two streams of crystalline water merge into one; the mix between the minerals of the river and the minerals from the volcano create the famous celestial blue hue that gives the river its name. On your descent, you will discover the spectacular Rio Celeste waterfall, whose color makes it a one-of-a-kind. This is definitely an experience you will never forget!    

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