Bijagual Waterfall Horseback Riding.
The Bijagual Waterfalls plummet from high cliffs deep within the jungle. Climbing the small mountain range between Carara National Park and the Protected Zone of Turrubares, the road to the Bijagual is a rewarding experience, alternating between breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the coastal fishing villages and dramatically changing vegetation. Early risers assisted by expert naturalist guides will observe the abundant wildlife, which is easy to spot in the many canyons crossed by the winding road.
After this scenic drive, visitors continue on horseback providing up-close access to this magical place. The jungle trail leads visitors to within a few hundred yards from where the roaring sound of the waterfalls blends in with the calls of Toucans and Red Macaws. Explorers will experience the pleasure of nature with a plunge in the pristine pools at the base of the waterfalls. Then continue to be followed by the exploration of this mystical site, and the observation of the abundant wildlife.
Duration: 8 hours
Horseback riding to La Fortuna Waterfall
Experience the breathtaking, naturally cool, La Fortuna waterfall. You will enjoy spectacular views of the lush environment of flora and fauna as you ride on horseback to this amazing 60 meter high waterfall. Upon reaching your destination you will trek through the rainforest to reach the waterfall where you can swim or just relax.
Horseback riding surrounding the Arenal Volcano
This horseback ride is really different to other tours, we depart from a private farm. The tour is near the surroundings of Arenal Volcano, not the conventional route, we ride through a trail used in the past years for locals of the area. We cross rivers, from where you can appreciate beautiful views, besides you will be really closed to the volcano. During the tour we'll be visiting a view point where you can clearly see the old lave rivers from passed eruptions
Includes: transportation, local guide and refreshments.
Suggested equipment: comfortable shoes, long trousers, a cap or a hat and camera.
Horseback riding from Arenal to Monteverde.
We leave from La Fortuna early in the morning to the Arenal Dam. A motorboat takes us to the other side of the Arenal Lake to El Castillo, a town where the horses will be ready for us. We ride for three and a half hours, crossing rivers, grasslands and forests. We will climb up over 3300 feet (1 km.) until we reach the cloud forest. This is probably the most spectacular trip you will find in Costa Rica traveling by horseback on the old trade route used by locals for decades.
On our horseback tour, traveling to or from Monteverde, you avoid some of the worst pothole filled roads in the country. In addition, it gives you the opportunity to see some of the most stunning scenery in the world as you ride nearby the Children's Rainforest" Reserve and the Monteverde Cloud Forest! This is a remarkable adventure and you maximize your valuable travel time.
Duration: 4 hours
Hacienda Baru Horseback ridingexperience in this tour.
The tour starts with a delicious typical breakfast, after that we will enjoy the nature Flora and Fauna of this important place in the South Zone. The horseback riding is through primary, secondary and selectively logged tropical rain forest. We stop the tour for lunch and a rest in the peacefulness of this magic place, we will return in the afternoon after a marvelous
Duration: 6 hours.
Horseback Riding Volcán Turrialba - Volcan Turrialba Lodge
The Volcán Turrialba will allow you to explore the interior of it's crater in a journey that will take approximately one hour and a half, horse back riding in a forest typical of the Paramo (tiny vegetation).
You will ascend to the peak of the volcano, where you will have the opportunity to appreciate one of the best panoramic views in this country at 3328 meters above sea level.
A short list of some of the visible sites from this place includes Irazú, Barva and Poás Volcanoes, the Atlantic Cost and all of its plains, Central Valley (Valle Central) and the highest mountain chain in the country: Talamanca, located south of the Turrialba Volcano.
This tour will take approximately 5 hours. Given the nature of this journey, which starts at 2800 meters above sea level, we recommend this tour be taken by people in good physical shape, age being no consideration, of course.
Volcán Turrialba is the only one in Costa Rica that enables you to horse back ride or walk in its crater, being this a unique and once in a lifetime experience that we are sure will be of your complete satisfaction.
HorseBack Riding Monteverde - 100% Aventura
This tour begins at our facilities where our receptionists will welcome you, and help you with the formalities necessary for this tour.
Soon you will be transferred to the horse stables, so that you will become familiar with the horses, and where a bilingual guide will go over the suitable techniques in order to control the horse during the tour.
We will start off by riding through private trails and country roads for a total duration of two hours.
During the tour, it will be possible to observe the abundant flora and fauna of this region, which is very particular since it is located on the continental divide. From there, you will be able to enjoy a spectacular view of the Gulf of Nicoya, and on a clear day, you will be able to see Arenal Lake and Volcano. Half way through the trek, we will take a short break for picture taking, and then we shall continue through the trails and local farms until returning again to our facilities, where the tour ends.
Long trousers, repellent of insects, comfortable shoes and camera.
Horseback Riding in Jaco - Discovery Tours
1. The firm favorite is our waterfall and spa tour. Join us for a 2 1/2 hour tour which takes us to our secret waterfall. Ride along the deserted farm tracks where we will point out all that nature provides. Arrive at the waterfall to chilled fruit drinks. Immerse yourself in the gentle cascades. Eat fresh local fruits while we give you a skin treatment you will never forget. Then amble back refreshed and relaxed to base.
2. Ride along the stunning Hermosa Beach track situated parallel to the beautiful beach of Hermosa. Watch the surfers taking on the waves. Don't forget to look out for the leaping manta rays and dolphins that frequent the waters off the pacific coast or the caymen that live in the nearby waterholes. (2 to 2 1/2 hours) or (3 to 3 1/2 hours include tour of turtle hatchery).
3. Due to the very nature of this ride it is reserved for experienced riders only. We hack out into the mountains above Hermosa for a 4 hour ride of breathtaking views, nature spotting and deserted trails. This ride gives plenty of opportunity to canter and gallop on our highly trained responsive horses. If you can ride this is the tour you have been looking for. (4 to 4 1/2 hours) or (Full day which includes a mountain top lunch and a trip to the waterfall).
All our tours include transport from Jaco and the surrounding area