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“Good tour” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Arenal Volcano riding tour

Arenal Volcano riding tour
Arenal Volcano | La Palma, Alajuela 824417, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 12 Activities in Alajuela
Type: Mountains, Adventure
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Owner description: With our healthy and well trained horses, we start this incredible guided tour, crossing rivers and through the trails in the rain forest, enjoying all the views of the San Carlos plains, and the amazing lava paths of the majestic Arenal Volcano. We can see also, monkeys, birds like toucans, turkeys, hawks, falcons etc.Departure time: 8:30 a.m. / 1:00 p.m.What to bring: Long pants, hiking boots, suns screen, mosquitoÂ’s repellent, camera, binoculars and rain gear.
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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“Good tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Good Tour, but the food need to improve a little more

Visited January 2012
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“Tour guide was the absolute best!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

The tour guide, "JOHNNY", who was hired by Costa Rica Dream Adventures, made our day at the volcano, river cruise and rain forest trek the most outstanding adventure we could ask for. He has been doing this for over 20 years and his knowledge was totally unbelieveable. From plant names, to animals we should be looking out for, to the layers of the soil--even the best place to have "casada"(great lunch dish), our day was exceptional due to JOHNNY. Our flight from Tambor to Aernal was also great and NATURE AIR pilots were the best. They directed their flight coming back so we would fly over the volcano and points of interest were pointed out by them. What a great day due to wonderful people that were ozzing with knowledge.

Visited March 2012
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upstate new york
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“Arenal is Amazing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

The flora and fauna around Arenal Volcano is inspiring! The volcano is an incredible sight. While in Costa Rica, if at all possible, you should visit one of the volcanic national parks. Arenal is among the most beautiful I have seen. The fact that the clouds cleared and we were able to see the summit and the activity was incredible.

Visited February 2012
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Albuquerque
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“Quite Scenic. No Action.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Cloud forests and drive around lake are very scenic. But no volcanic action in at least last year. As you are forewarned, the ride is very slow. And long sections into & out of Santa Elena are unpaved.

Visited January 2012
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North Carolina
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“Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

If you cant walk this is the best way to see the Volcano.

Visited January 2012
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