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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos Costa Rica
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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

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With volcanoes, waterfalls, and rainforest right its doorstep, La Fortuna is ideally situated for an outdoor adventure. This small-group tour visits three natural Costa Rican wonders in one day, with the chance to hike around Arenal Volcano, swim beneath La Fortuna Waterfall, and spot wildlife as you walk the Arenal Hanging Bridges.
$120.00 $150 per adult
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Rachel D wrote a review Aug 2020
Quebec City, Canada73 contributions5 helpful votes
We took a morning tour and loved it. We came across many species of birds, owls and a rare grey hawk that was amazing. The views were beautiful. Bring water and layered clothing in case it rains or gets too muggy, and bug repellent. If you are not physically fit there is much walking.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Elaine L wrote a review May 2020
Playa Potrero, Costa Rica106 contributions6 helpful votes
We were content watching the clouds roll in and around the volcano. Breath taking views. A must see if you visit Costa Rica.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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D L G wrote a review Apr 2020
Phoenix, Arizona32 contributions12 helpful votes
Arenal is probably the best known volcano in Costa Rica and was our primary motivation for visiting the La Fortuna area. Unfortunately, we only saw the bottoms of the heavy cloud banks completely shrouding the volcano during our three days there. One of our trips was to Arenal National Park, which took quite an effort to locate. Many of the Park entrances are commercial operations, and finding the National Park entrance was a real challenge because of the poor quality maps and road signs. Once there, we paid a hefty entrance fee. The only facilities were a set of dilapidated restrooms and a couple of picnic pavilions. The roads were in poor repair, so the going was slow to the trailheads. The trails were dirt, winding under the jungle canopy with no views, but not a difficult hike. At the end of the trail, we found ourselves in a small clearing full of boulders. Were it not for the clouds, we should have had a nice view of the volcano. The highlight of the park visit was seeing a coati mundi and a small pit viper. Check the weather forecasts carefully before making the journey to La Fortuna. Even if the weather permits, you cannot get close to the volcano, because of its safety perimeter zone. We suspect that the best trails to Arenal are the commercial ones closer to town and easier to access.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Pamela H wrote a review Apr 2020
New Mexico381 contributions242 helpful votes
We took about a one-hour boat ride across the lake. This is a manmade lake. We are interested in wildlife, but saw very little on the boat ride. Had much better luck on river tours (Rio Frio, Tarcoles). Arenal volcano is sometimes visible from the boat but the peak is usually in the clouds. Peaceful, pretty boat ride, but I wouldn’t go out of my way to do it.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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L H wrote a review Mar 2020
San Antonio, Texas2,048 contributions384 helpful votes
While touring Costa Rica we had the opportunity to travel around this lake and see it from different viewpoints and our guide gave us great information on it. We were told it was completed in 1979 and created by evacuating and flooding the valley’s three villages and when the lake water level drops enough you can actually see some of the house tops and church top that were in the villages. A larger village was created further up river where these residents were relocated and when the lake is full they have lake front property. The lake is beautiful and you can view it from several directions while traveling through the countryside of Costa Rica.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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