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Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Springs
Price:
US$85.00
Duration:
5 hours

The Arenal Volcano tour transports guests to the active northwest side of the volcano. The tour begins with a hike and depending upon which side of the volcano the lava is flowing, we go either to the trail "Los Tucanes" at the National Park or Mirador El Silencio. It is possible to observe a great variety of plants, wildlife, magnificent lava rock formations and the Arenal Lake just in time for sunset!
During the tour, our experienced guides will provide interesting and educational information regarding the history of the majestic mountain and the Arenal Volcano National Park. The tour concludes with a relaxing stop at the mineral hot springs.

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Safari float trip on the Peñas Blancas River.
Price:
US$40.00
Duration:
5 hours

Experience the peacefulness of the forest traveling on Peñas Blancas river, with the opportunity to observe many animals like: monkeys, sloths, iguanas, turtles, crocodiles, and several types of birds. Our boat does not have a motor, this way you will enjoy the journey quietly rowing and taking photos, while you enjoy of drinking and tropical fruits without disturb the animals.
In this tour will be accompanied by experienced naturalist, who will explain many fascinating details about trees, plants, birds and other animals.

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Tour to the Venado Caves.
Price:
US$40.00
Duration:
4 hours

For those people that would not matter get wet and muddy. In this fascinating adventure under ground, only 45 minutes from La Fortuna, we will take you through narrow passages and incredible labyrinths and chambers where we will see the famous formation of rock named "La Papaya," and other stalactites and stalagmites that they surely will astonish to everybody.

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Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge.
Price:
US$50.00
Duration:
9 hours

The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge is considered one of the richest sites in the continent for the observation of birds. Beside an abundance of birds, Caño Negro is also refuge of many other animals like: sloths, three types of monkeys, caimans, lizards, bats, and a variety of native flora of the wetland.
Our tour to this beautiful region, leaves from La Fortuna, driving for about an hour and a half until Los Chiles.
This s a rustic town that meets to only five kilometers of the border of Nicaragua, it is here where we take the boat down to Río Frío for about three hours.
From the beginning of the trip, our professional guide will explain each one of the plantations that we will see on the way, as well as the flora and fauna of the region.

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Combination tour with Ecocentro Danaus.
Price:
US$110.00
Duration:
13 hours

This tour is for visitors to see Fortuna area looking for a different natural experience; a combination created for the nature lover.
At Danaus Eco-Center, our first stop, you will enjoy and learn about the natural history of butterflies of Costa Rica. You will also see a great variety of tropical plants and traditional crops, organically farmed in the gardens.
Our next stop is in La Fortuna Waterfall. This waterfall has a huge swimming hole with large rocks nearby, perfect for a rest after and invigorating swim. Then we drive back to town to have lunch at "Lava Rocks Restaurant."
In the afternoon we start the tour to the volcano. you will see a great variety of plants, wildlife, the magnificence of Arenal formed lava rock and the surrounding forest. We walk up the lava flows and watch the sunset as we await darkness to see and hear the glowing rocks of lava tumbling down the side of the mountain. A sight not to be missed. Now, put on your bathing suit again to relax in the thermal waters of Tabacón Resort for a few hours and have dinner there.

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Combination tour and Hanging Bridges.
Price:
US$130.00
Duration:
13 hours

This tour begins to the Hanging Bridges of Arenal, a hiking trip through the tropical humid forest of 3 kilometers passing 15 bridges from 5 to 100 meters long and up to 60 meters high; an spectacular scenery to see birds, reptiles mammals and insects. Next stop, the Fortuna Waterfall. It has a huge swimming hole with large rocks nearby, perfect for a rest.
Then we drive back to town to have a lunch at "Lava Rocks Restaurant".
In the afternoon we start the tour to the volcano. you will see a great variety of plants, wildlife, the magnificence of Arenal formed lava rock and the surrounding forest. We walk up the lava flows and watch the sunset as we await darkness to see and hear the glowing rocks of lava tumbling down the side of the mountain. A sight not to be missed. Now, put on your bathing suit again to relax in the thermal waters of Tabacón Resort for a few hours and have dinner there.

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Horseback riding to La Fortuna Waterfall.
Price:
US$30.00
Duration:
4 hours

This is a good combination of horseback ride and hike and a beautiful stage. Those are trained horses that will take you until the entrance of the waterfall through pastures, forest and tall hills. The views of the Valley of San Carlos and the tropical forest that enclose it are spectacular.
At the end of the road, we will leave the horses and we will descend walking for a natural trail until the base of the waterfall.
This fantastic area is very quiet and special to relax and swimming for a while.

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Horseback riding to Monteverde.
Price:
US$65.00
Duration:
4 hours

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.

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Early bird walk.
Price:
US$40.00
Duration:
5 hours

Birds are most active early in the morning and become active again as the day cools into evening. Join us for one or both of these walks in the La Fortuna area or near your hotel, for an amazing display of tropical birds. You are likely to see toucans, parrots, oropendolas, colorful tanagers and parakeets. For the more experienced birdwatcher, we can focus on seeing, Royal Flycatchers, White-fronted Nun birds, Cinnamon Woodpeckers and other less commonly seen species.
We will tailor the tour for you. "Early Bird Walk" includes coffee and a fruit snack. We will wrap up both by listing and discussing the birds we have seen.

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The Children Rain Forest.
Price:
US$90.00
Duration:
25 hours

Birds are most active early in the morning and become active again as the day cools into evening. Join us for one or both of these walks in the La Fortuna area or near your hotel, for an amazing display of tropical birds. You are likely to see toucans, parrots, oropendolas, colorful tanagers and parakeets. For the more experienced birdwatcher, we can focus on seeing, Royal Flycatchers, White-fronted Nun birds, Cinnamon Woodpeckers and other less commonly seen species. We will tailor the tour for you.
"Early Bird Walk" includes coffee and a fruit snack. We will wrap up both by listing and discussing the birds we have seen.

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Expedition to Chato Hill.
Price:
US$60.00
Duration:
6 hours

We begin the journey transferring us from La Fortuna around the Arenal Volcano to get to the hotel "Observatory Lodge," there we start the hike toward the summit of Chato Hill through a very dense primary forest. When we arrived up we go to visit the lagoon on the top, where you can swim besides taking photos and discover the surroundings.
Then, we continue descending, always enclosed of a very dense forest, where you could appreciate birds, plants, animals, insects and immense trees, as well enjoy the sensation of liberty having a beautiful views of the San Carlos Valley as well as of the Arenal Volcano. The end of the walk will be in La Fortuna Waterfall, where we will descend again in order to arrive on the dot base of it and enjoy a beautiful natural landscape that makes it very special. After a refreshing swim we will return to La Fortuna town by car.

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Walking to Celeste River.
Price:
US$90.00
Duration:
12 hours

We leave La Fortuna after a typical breakfast in route to Rio Celeste, we'll arrive at the Tenorio Volcano National Park, were we'll begin our 7 Km hike (approximately 4 hours) through the tropical rain forest. We'll arrive "Los Teñíderos" of the Rio Celeste, the site where two streams of crystalline water come together and form the heavenly color blue that gives the river its name.
We'll return through trails, rich with ecological wonders, that lead us to the "Ollas" openings in the earth where we can excavate healing muds, take a mud bath, and a dip in the natural hot springs all while observing the attractions of Tenorio Volcano.
We'll continue our hike through the jungle to seek out the volcano's furnace vents that expel gases of extreme high temperatures. On our decent we will get to see the spectacular Rio Celeste waterfall whose color makes it one of a kind. Our final reward is an exquisite lunch at the end of our journey.

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Night walk.
Price:
US$30.00
Duration:
3 hours

The Dendrobates Reserve accounts for about 300 hectares of primary and secondary tropical rain forest and is managed by the local Association for the Development of the Forest and Zone Fluca, who are in charge of the protection of the natural resources of flora and fauna. The night walk is a unique experience. You'll enjoy the nocturnal activities of the rain forest and observe different
types of frogs: The Tree Frog and Bull Frog plus some of the more colorful and attractive species for which the reserve gets its name - Dendrobates Pumilio or Poison Dart Frog. You may also see snakes, night birds, and other animals and insects.

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Tour Kayak on the Lake Arenal.
Price:
US$45.00
Duration:
4 hours

Depart from La Fortuna in the morning or in the afternoon, to enjoy a pleasant morning of kayaking on Lake Arenal and breath taking views of the Arenal Volcano. On your trip you may observe different species of birds like the "Flycatcher", "Kingfisher", "Great Blue Heron" and "Aninga" and may also possibly hear the Howler monkeys!

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Sunset Lake Cruise.
Price:
US$37.00 without lunch and US$45 with lunch
Duration:
hours

Enjoy a pleasant sunset on Arenal Lake and breath taking views of the Arenal volcano. In this two hours boat ride you will have the opportunity to see a huge variety of birds such as "Flycatchers", "Kingfishers", "Anninga" and mammals such as monkeys, coats and sloths.

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Sky walk.
Price:
US$19.00
Duration:
2 hours

It's a combination of suspension bridges and platforms built in the cloud forest of Monteverde that offers an opportunity to explore the forest canopy in a safe and easy manner. The tour includes 2.5 kilometers of trails and six suspension bridges across deep canyons at the level of the treetops. The longest bridge is about 243 meters in length.
Skywalk allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective, which stars with a walk on the ground through the forest, and takes you up to explore the tops of the trees.

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Serpentarium Monteverde.
Price:
US$ 7.00
Duration:
1 hour and a half.


This marvelous amphibian and reptile Zoo, is perfect to learn all about Costa Rica's fauna. With modern and spacious facilities, it creates a natural environment for the animals and at the same time offers high comfort and security to our visitors. Only here you can appreciate more than 40 species of snakes, poison snakes, reptiles, lizards, iguanas, amphibians, and turtles.


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Original Canopy in the Arenal Tabacon Resort.
Price:
US$45.00
Duration:


Located at the base of the active Arenal Volcano, Tabacon Resort and Spa is probably the best place to sit and watch the daily activity of the volcano. With an amazing system of hot springs and pools, great food and service, professional massages and the deluxe Tabacon Hotel, this is one of the premier destinations in Costa Rica. The tour begins at the Group Reception area next to the Tabacon Spa.

The tour itself consists of a series of platforms mounted in the trees of the nearby rainforest, across the road from Tabacon Spa, located between the hotel and the new Las Fuentes Spa. The visitor moves from platform to platform using high-angle equipment and techniques on a new system designed especially for this location. There are 8 platforms, 2 horizontal traverses (zip lines), 2 rappels and an inclined glide from the treetops down to poolside at the Las Fuentes Spa. The price of the tour includes the entrance to Las Fuentes Spa, where you can soak away all your stress in the many hot water pools.

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Canopy Tour in Termales de Bosque.
Price:
US$45
Duration:


This site, located only 15 minutes away from Cuidad Quesada in San Carlos. Surrounded by natural hot water springs and a humid forest, THE CANOPY TOUR CHALLENGE offers the tourist the opportunity of sliding from tree to tree while taking glimpses at the different levels of the rainforest canopy.

This version of THE CANOPY TOUR takes about 1 - 1½ hour and presents 7 platforms and four traverses along with a military-style climb up a rope ladder and a rappel. The climate is warm and humid year round and it is recommended that customers wear shorts and a t-shirt or light long pants. As well don't forget to bring your swimsuit, since right after your adventure through the jungle you might like to relax at the hot water springs, or try a mud facial along with a massage done by the in-house experts. The project also has a very comfortable hotel. The rooms come complete with private bath and hot water.

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Original canopy Tour in Monteverde.
Price:
US$45
Duration:


This is the home and first location of THE Original CANOPY TOUR and is situated in the heart of the cloud forest, located in the private reserve of the Cloud Forest Lodge. To start the Tour we will game an explanation of the equipment and then start the 15 minutes guided hike through the cloud forest up to the first platform where we can see the real beauty of the area. Te Tour consists of 11 observation platforms, 8 horizontal traverses, 2 short observation walkways and 2 rappels.

Once on the platforms the clients slide from platform to platform, assisted by our expert personnel, and then rappel back to the forest floor. Included in the Tour is a climb up a 7 meter rope ladder through the middle of a huge strangler fig. The platforms vary in height from 7 to 25 meters above the forest floor and in areas the traverses are more than 50 meters high. The cloud forest generally has several layers to the canopy, which can all be seen on the Tour.The climate in the Monteverde area is normally warm to cool. Shorts can be worn, but jeans are comfortable as well and hiking boots and a windbreaker are a good idea, as it rains frequently. Insect repellent, camera and binoculars are recommended. The tour lasts about 2 - 2/12 hours.

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