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Arenal Volcano Hike Tour at the National Park

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  • Guided hike up Arenal Volcano ups your chance of spotting wildlife
  • Tour guide entertains and informs on the way up
  • Ideal way to visit Arenal on a time budget
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Arenal Volcano Hike Tour at the National Park
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Overview
Join a guided tour to Arenal Volcano for better chances of spotting wildlife on the way to a scenic vista point overlooking Lake Arenal. This trail takes you right past the volcano’s most recent lava flow and includes an optional thermal hot spring experience at the end of the day. Those without private transportation will additionally benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off from La Fortuna area hotels.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your selected hotel in the La Fortuna area. Take a short drive to the active western side of the Arenal Volcano, and then begin your hike.
The Toucan Trail leads through the rain forest and over a solidified lava flow on a moderately challenging ascent that concludes at a vista point over Lake Arenal. Afternoon departures even have the chance to see lava rolling down the side of the volcano.
During the hike, your guide provides insight into the area’s history and helps you spot local plants and animals you might miss on your own.
Finally, conclude your tour with an optional stop at a mineral hot spring (not included) before getting dropped off at your hotel.
Reviews (15)
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Reviewed yesterday
Jacamar Tours

very informative guide, Harold. He is passionate about his beautiful country and its natural wild life, birds, flowers and plants! He made our trip memorable!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank olenew
Reviewed 3 days ago
Beautiful Hike, Logistics Could Be Improved

We weren't able to book the AM or PM tour online specifically through TripAdvisor, which was disconcerting to us to have to pay and not know if we were getting our preferred time. We ended up going to the tour operator's website and booking through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roja1972
Reviewed 1 week ago
Arenal Volcano Hike Tour

Our guide from our tour was wonderful and so knowledgeable!! He made sure we were all comfortable and checked in on us during our hike. We had a chance to get to know him to learn more about the people of Costa Rica!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisasummerfun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Hike, hot tubs and food!

What a magnificent day adventure! The hike was awesome and a bit challenging. The views were spectacular and the landscape was other-worldly. After the hike, we went to Baldi and the tubs were relaxing for the adults and exhilarating for the adult-kids and kids in...More

Thank Headedwestboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great, informative hike, beautiful view!

This is a great hike with great views- and although you could do it alone, I think it is well worth the money to have a guide who can give you the history and tell you about the plantings, etc. that you encounter. Our guide,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisa R
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