Written by Peter Conrad
October 18, 2012
There are so many things to see and do in Arenal in your costa rica vacations, and this opportunity we want to suggest some one day tours in this magic place.
There are diverse tours in the area that will help travelers to enjoy Arenal in any way they want. Nature lovers can take hikes and horseback rides, walks along hanging bridges and underground cave excursions. For the adventurous there are canopy tours, waterfall rappelling, mountain bike rides or rafting trips. Do not forget relax your body in geothermal hot springs for a perfect end of your day.
4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour: This activity includes four important attractions in the area which are: the hanging bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park and the Hot Springs. Lunch and Dinner are included too.
Arenal Volcano Hike and Hot Springs: Within the national park, the short trails (3.4 km and 2 km) pass through both secondary forest and lava fields from previous eruptions. A very good option if you want to know more about this impressive volcano.
Río Toro Rafting (Class 3-4): The "Rio Toro" offers a series of more than 45 continuous class 3-4 rapids – you will spend more than 2½ hours rafting through unexplored, tropical wilderness on a personalized, small-group tour. The thrilling "Rio Toro" is located only 1 hour from La Fortuna.
Horseback riding to La Fortuna waterfall: A four-hour horseback ride of five and a half kilometers from the township of La Fortuna, across charming farms and forests, to the fabulous waterfall of 70 meters. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural pool of the fall.
ATV Tours: On this exacting tour, you ride through the tropical forest, located between the town of La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano. The ride will take them through banana, papaya, yucca, avocado, black pepper and fruit tree plantations.
Fishing on the Arenal Lake: Enjoy a day of fishing and you may catch Guapote, the great fighter of the lake. From Arenal Lake you will also see beautiful views of the volcano, which is the perfect scenery for fishing. This excursion is by motorboat and can take half to a full day.
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