Rincon de la Vieja & Liberia City Tour
Take this tour to explore the picturesque hiking trails of Rincón de la Vieja National Park. The tour lasts between 2.5 and 3 hours.
- Duration: 7 hrs
- Available Days: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
- Schedule: 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Spanning 14,084 hectares (34,800 acres), Rincon de La Vieja National Park has pristine tropical dry forests, waterfalls, and hot springs. Your guide can tell you about the incredible variety of plants and animals that call this park home. This hike includes stops at panoramic vistas where you’ll get an idea of the vastness of the park, all while keeping a safe distance from the openings of the volcano.
Rincón de la Vieja Volcano is an active volcano, with 9 distinct cones. Along the trail, you’ll see mud pools and streams with pockets of boiling water. Openings called fumaroles serve as vents for volcanic gasses, which create a stream of bubbles.
Hiking trails cover irregular terrain, so participants should be in relatively good health. This tour includes a break in Liberia City for lunch and shopping.
Attraction VisitedRincon de la Vieja National Park
This 34,800 acre (14,084 ha) national park is home to an intriguing combination of volcanic geological wonders and pristine tropical forests that span six life zones. Of course the main attraction is the smooth cinder cone volcano, Rincon de la Vieja (6217 ft, 1895 m), comprising of nine contiguous craters that dot the volcanic national park.
What to Bring
Hiking or running shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, camera, sun block, mosquito repellent, sun glasses, and a hat.
Lunch, water bottle, fruit juice, guide, transportation, and park entrance fee.
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Daniel was the best. We had him to ourselves do the tour was super personable. Danny was extremely knowledgeable, kind & engaging. We saw him a few days later as our transfer driver & he remembered our names. Great experience!
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