The tour begins in Peñas Blancas River. During the trip you will have the opportunity to observe many different animals and numerous bird species. The boat doesn't use a motor so that you can enjoy the sounds of nature... Sit back and relax, get immerse in the forest while the guide teaches you every sound and how to look for the amazing wildlife around you!
Every activity opens the appetite and we know it, that is why right at the end of this activity we will feed you with some home made Costa Rican treats.
A most see is La Fortuna Waterfall and of course we will take you there, to some astonishing views, amazing pictures, refreshing waters and a blessed experience in nature!
After the greatest lunch you will have while in Costa Rica and some down time with the locals is time to get on our way to finish the day at the Arenal Volcano National Park, hiking through the former lava trails, in between the newborn rainforest where you will continue to spot great beautiful mammals, birds and reptiles and while learning the history of this giant and its importance to the small country.
The day is now almost over but there is still some wonderful time left and is time to visit and explore the great The Springs Resort and take part of its healing and relaxing pools of natural hot water coming from the veins of the volcano that rises right before you.
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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.
Los Perdidos Hot Springs belong to the luxurious The Springs Resort. Perdidos Springs (Lost Springs) consist of trails and seven spring fed pools located within a forest canyon. These pools range in temperature from 90ËšF to 101ËšF. Couples and families enjoy such charming spot.
Dinner is included at one of the restaurants at The Springs Resort, 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.
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