On this exciting tour, you'll hike through the secondary rain forest around the Arenal Volcano National Park, the site of the 1968 eruption that awoke this previously dormant volcano. After exploring the national park, you will go to the Tabacon Hot Springs for an evening of relaxation.
- 7 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 8:00 AM, 2:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
To begin the tour, you will be picked-up from your hotel and driven to the Arenal Volcano National Park, where you will walk along the old lava beds in the park. Along the beautiful hike, you'll learn about the active volcano, the tropical forest surrounding it and the abundant wildlife from an informative guide. Perhaps the most fascinating part of the tour is what you will learn about this captivating ecological paradise.
Next you will be going to the Tabacon Hot Springs, a truly luxurious, world renowned resort. This natural hot spring resort features a hot river that flows through a series of pools and tributaries. From cascading falls to tropical gardens, Tabacon is a very unique location, very well deserving of its immense popularity.
Important Notice: Tabacon have very strict cancellation policies, so any modification or cancellation 15 days before the day of the tour, will be penalized in full.
The Arenal Volcano National Park packs all of Costa Rica's allure into one place: incredible hiking, magnificent views, abounding wildlife and the country's most active volcano. Hiking and horseback riding tours allow you to get up close and personal with this incredible area, which encompasses close to 30,000 acres (12,000 ha) and extends into eight different life zones. Overlooking everything is the imposing Arenal Volcano which sits right inside this wonderful park.
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What to Bring
Closed toed shoes, a camera and light jacket for the hike, swimsuit and flip flops for the hot springs. If desired, extra clothes to change.
All transportation, a guide, entrance fees.
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Great and relaxed hike, nice springs with a nice buffet.
The whole trip was amazing. Gustavo was an incredible guide for arenal teaching us so much about the history of the volcano. The springs were amazing- would absolutely recommend to anyone.
Excellent guides. Informative, patient, accomodating. Hot Springs also excellent. Would return.
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