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Booking Tours/Day Trips

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Booking Tours/Day Trips

We are going to the Arenal area for the first time in late January - staying at Hotel Lomas del Volcan.

If we are interested in doing a tour or day trip (e.g. zip line, canyoning, hiking tour) is this something we need to arrange in advance? Or can we decide what we are in the mood for, say, the night before book that day?


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Sightseeing Tours, Cultural Tours, Walking Tours, Horseback Riding Tours
Arenal Adventures
Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips
San Jose, Costa Rica
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1. Re: Booking Tours/Day Trips

Some times ...and some tours ...are booked for some specific times and days...I will try to book in adavnce...for example a visit to some of the Hot Springs...

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2. Re: Booking Tours/Day Trips

I would add to this that it's better to do your research online and make your own decision about what tours you'd like to do. I was just in CR myself, and I found that I couldn't really get helpful information about what to do once I was down there. Everyone is somehow tied to certain companies (most people probably get kick-backs of some sort for recommending certain companies and not others), so my most successful things were the ones I pre-booked because I read about them on Trip Advisor. We did not have luck with the random trips/tours we found.

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3. Re: Booking Tours/Day Trips

We are going in Feb. and are staying at the Lomas Del Volcan as well. We just finished booking our tours on line through Desafio's website(Arenal Hike and Repelling) and through Arenal.net (Eco Termales Hot Springs and Sky Trek). Both were easy to deal with online and just require some faxed information. These tours are very popular and so we decided to book in advance. Any Questions just ask.

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