The safari float is perfect for the families or the ones who prefer a smoother activity, there is no physical activity required, you will be nicely seating on a raft with your guide flowing slowly down the river who will tell you everything about the wildlife and flora that surrounds the river, there are many animals to see like monkeys, sloths, iguanas , lizards, birds and much more!
How about a nice treat now? And a little taste of Costa Rican traditional snacks at mid morning sounds really good, right after the first nature activity.
Then you will be driven towards La Fortuna Waterfall, the main facilities offer bathrooms and changing rooms as well as a nice restaurant and an observatory so you can see the waterfall from above, once ready you walk down the stairs to only encounter a beauty of nature, the waterfall, donâ€™t think it twice and jump into water!
After having relaxed and enjoyed the cool water of the fall is time to go back up, get dry and get on the way to the ranch of Family Rodriguez so you can mingle with locals, make new friends and have a replenishing and delicious lunch!
The day keeps getting better and now it is time to explore the imposing Arenal Volcano, hike around its trails, seek for some more animals, the lava trails, see the majestic views that you will get and learn from your guide everything there is needed from this fantastic nature gift.
The day is not over yetâ€¦ right before the sun sets we will be on the way of a relaxing time at Baldi Hot Springs where you can explore the magical thermal waters pools and enjoy yourselves. When ready dinner will be included and you can feast on a nice buffet right before going back to your hotel.
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Adults10 years old & older
Children5 to 9 years old
Infants4 years old & younger
We will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel to start this great expedition. The exact pick up time will be confirmed on your itinerary once the reservation is confirmed.
The guide is going to provide all necessary equipment for the boat trip, life jackets and paddles on, as well as clear instructions to navigate down the river.
Your guide will take you down the river spotting flora and fauna to show you, a great chance to see monkeys, lizards, birds, sloths, and a beautiful calm scenery while navigating on flat water.
After a couple hours on the river, you will leave the boat and enjoy a delicious Costa Rican snack on a local family farm, tropical fruits, plantain and cheese, and a delicious coffee are part of the menu. A highlight of the day comes next, after a 30 minutes scenic drive!!
Its time for the famous La Fortuna Waterfall, a MUST TO SEE! Whether you plan on swimming or not, this 246 feet tall waterfall coming from the middle of the mountain is breathtaking. An observation platform offers a great view from the top right before you start the walk through 498 steps down to reach the swimming hole, your guide will guide you through and watch your belongings while you swim. You must bring a towel with you if you plan on swimming. After refreshing in the clear water, you will climb up back the 498 steps, you can do it at your own pace. Clean changing rooms are available to put dry clothes on.
A fresh and tasty typical lunch is going to be waiting for you at an outdoor private farm in the country side, allowing for a real contact of Costa Rica cuisine and our popular "casado" which translates to English as "married", it is the basis of our typical lunch and consist of rice, beans, salad, picadillo, meat of your preference (chicken, beef, fish, or pork), and fried sweet plantain. Vegetarian option is always available.
After a 20 minutes drive we will reach a world's famous one, Arenal Volcano. Even though is has been visible from the distance all day, at this point we will be on a 2 hours walk at the base of him and through ancient lava flows, allowing us for breathtaking observation points and learning interesting facts and history that our local guide has to share with you. Walking to the crater is forbidden, due to the unexpected gases and rough terrain, there is not even a trail there, you will be at the base of the volcano overlooking the giant mountain and enjoying the rain forest at the base of it.
Known as the largest hot springs on the world, Baldi offers 25 pools. Temperature and environment varying as you discover the big resort. A great choice for active people and families with kids.
Dinner is included at Baldi, the time for dinner can be coordinated upon arrival, it can be 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, or 8:00pm.
This extraordinary day is accomplished, leaving a very good taste of Arenal wonders and everlasting memories. We will drop you off back at your hotel.
Carlos was exceptional! Very enthusiastic on all the tours. His knowledge on ecology and geology made the boat and volcano tour very educational and engaging. Carlos is very sociable and friendly, paired with Edagar they were an team. Edagar was a very good driver and helpful at all times. Highly recommended for all/any Costa Rican tours!!!ðŸ˜Š
Read some of the most asked questions about 4 in 1 Safari + Waterfall + Volcano + Baldi Hot Springs.
We get it! You wish you had more time to explore the real rainforest, but sometimes that is just not the case. That is why we have come up with the perfect 3 in 1 Combo Safari Float + Waterfall + Volcano Hike so that in a nicely distributed day you can get as much as wanted done.More Details