This tour of the Rincón de la Vieja forest is an idyllic hike past waterfalls and pools of bright blue water. It begins with a drive through the fields of Guanacaste, and then the landscape will suddenly transform into a lush forest.
- 4 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 9:30 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
When you first arrive your guides will present you with a fresh, tropical drink. Then you’ll begin your hike down the forest trail. Some of the natural pools have warm water and are suitable for swimming, but not all — they have a delicate balance of minerals that must remain undisturbed. You'll pause by one of the waterfalls for a snack of fresh fruit.
This trail is near the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, a biologically rich area with large populations of exotic birds. One of the waterfalls you’ll pass is called the Jaguarundi Blue Waterfall, which is named after the small jungle cat that lives in this area.
After your 3 to 4 hour walk you’ll return to the Sensoria headquarters for lunch. The kitchen here uses fresh ingredients. Once you’ve finished by your lunch you can relax by the edge of a nearby volcanic pool before setting off on your return journey.
What to Bring
Bug spray, sunscreen, bottled water, a camera, comfortable clothes, hiking shoes, bathing suit, towel, and a chance of clothes.
Bilingual guide, walking stick, fruit snack, lunch (including vegetarian and gluten free options), and entrance fee.
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Similar things to do
This tour will take you to some of the most exciting parts of the tropical forest that surrounds Rincón de la Vieja Volcano. Rincón de la Vieja Volcano has recently become active again, and you may see some smoke billowing from the crater.
This tour offers travelers the ability to enjoy several exciting activities within the span of one day. It takes place at Hacienda Guachipelin, a hotel set just outside the Rincón de La Vieja National Park. The hotel is a working ranch and located on a beautiful piece of property. This is a good tour for active and adventurous travelers.