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Arenal and Cerro Chato Volcano Hike in La Fortuna

  • Satisfy an appetite for adventure in Arenal Volcano National Park 
  • A great choice for nature-lovers and fit travelers
  • Stay safe and on-track during the trek with a guide 
Extreme Arenal and Cerro Chato Volcano Hike in La Fortuna
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Extreme Arenal and Cerro Chato Volcano Hike in La Fortuna

This hike in Arenal Volcano National Park will sate your appetite for adventure. Suitable for active and fit travelers, this challenging excursion reveals the volcanic landscapes of Cerro Chato, Arenal Volcano. Trekking with a guide means you won’t worry about getting lost and you’ll have a better chance of spotting monkeys and tropical birds. Plus, you’ll end with a cocktail at some hot springs.

What to Expect

After hotel pickup in La Fortuna, you’ll travel to Arenal Volcano National Park and embark on a challenging hike to Cerro Chato and Arenal Volcano. During the trek, you’ll pass lava-carved landscapes, see some of the Arenal Hanging Bridges;,and, with luck, spot native tropical birds and monkeys.

Continue to the Arenal Observatory Lodge to learn more about the park’s geology and absorb sweeping views of the national park. After watching the sunset, travel to back by car and soak aching muscles in some nearby hot springs, where you’ll enjoy a cocktail.

The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.

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1 - 5 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great hike

Daniel was our guide and he provided a fun and enjoyable walk around the volcanoes with plenty of knowledge lots of animals, plants and picturesque scenery.

Thank Wre2nxt
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile
Great hike, best activity we did in La Fortuna

Would highly recommend this hike. We did several different tours/activities while in La Fortuna and this was definitely the best. The hike itself is challenging, humid and you have to use ropes to climb up/down a few sections but it was well worth it and...More

2  Thank Joehuggyb
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile
Hiking, rain, mud, nature and a lot of fun!

This hiking tour was worth every dollar we spent! We started at 10a.m. and were picked up close to our bnb. We rode with a bus to the starting point of our trail. Our guide Eric was extremely motivated and friendly. You could see how...More

2  Thank SimonD4173
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this hike. We did it during the wet season so we couldn't see the tops of the volcanoes as they were constantly covered by clouds. The hike also isn't up the actual volcanoes as this has been banned. The tour guides were...More

1  Thank clare m
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile
Great hike, even in the rainy season!

This all-day affair was a hell of an experience, and super fun even though we got absolutely soaked during the actual hike. It's a challenging hike, but our guide did a great job leading the way. You'll need to use your hands a few times,...More

Thank Wesley V
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