Top 20 Experiences in central valley
Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike
This tour includes 3 different activities: The Volcano hike, La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Hanging Bridges. You will enjoy a secondary forest right in the base of the Arenal Volcano and a primary rainforest with great biodiversity in the hanging bridges, among this forest you will find yourself arriving at 15 different bridges in a variety of levels from the ground which will help you cross the area. Then, La Fortuna Waterfall, you will go to the base where you can enjoy its water by swimming in its natural pool. Please note there are are 500 steps to descend and the same number to return to the car. Remember to bring towel and bathing suit.
Full day Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings
The tour that has it all!! In this tour we will proudly show you the spectaculair nature that La Fortuna area has to offer. We will take you allong rivers, over high hanging bridges, jungle staircases, mountain trails, the magnificent la Fortuna waterfall, butterfly garden, Maleku Indian village, giant tree forest, el lago verde, lava rock fields, the highest scenic Arenal viewpoint, Wildlife watching and to end visit a Hot spring resort with natural mineral hotwater. All of this including, entrance fees, expert guide, warm typical lunch, fruitbreak, coffee break, cacique cocktail
Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
You will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park. Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature’s most intriguing phenomenons of a turquoise waterfall. After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together that creates a chemical reaction of volcanic minerals, giving the water it's blue hue. You will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!! After your swim, we will stop by a local restaurant for a plentiful Costa Rican style lunch! Finca Verde - Sloths & More - You will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants, flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals. We will take you by Llanos de Cortes Waterfall in Bagaces where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.
Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
Explore several attractions and sites on this full-day Arenal Volcano Combo Tour from San Jose. Enjoy views of waterfalls, volcanoes, rainforests, plantations, and wildlife on the way to Arenal. Learn about Costa Rican Coffee and food; taste some of the best coffee in the world and Costa Rican authentic cuisine. Do zip lining & rappelling in the rainforest and learn about the indigenous culture of Costa Rica. Relax in the thermal mineral waters of the Arenal Hot Springs at the base of the volcano, near the town of La Fortuna. Lunch and dinner are included.
Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
The best TOP Ranked tour from San Jose 3 destinations in one day. Coffee Experience, Unique Poas Volcano Crater and one most beautiful nature park and waterfalls. We will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. we will continue to Poas Volcano National Park, where there is a noticeable change in temperature and exuberant vegetation of the cloud forest. At La Paz Waterfall Gardens we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds. There are also, educational animal exhibits to enjoy such as the Aviary, the Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Jungle Cats Exhibit, and the Frog Exhibit
Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna
Pure Trek is La Fortuna’s most popular canyoning & waterfall rappelling operator. Since 2001, our professional and certified guides have lead thousands of clients of all ages through our well maintained canyon for an adventure of a lifetime. This half-day canyoning tour will take you deep inside the Pure Trek canyon to experience a series of waterfall rappels, and activities like rock climbing and the “Monkey Drop” – you will get wet! Keep your eyes open for a chance to see toucans, sloths, monkeys and other exotic wildlife. After canyoning, you’ll head back to Pure Trek’s headquarters to enjoy in a delicious, garden-fresh lunch. Pair Pure Trek canyoning with any of our combo options for a full day of fun and adventure.
Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience
Our adventure begins when we pick you up at your hotel in our comfortable passenger van. (Please note pick up will be ONLY in La Fortuna area hotels;. The pick up time depends on the Hotel location). Then we travel to our private farm located next to the Arenal Volcano and National Park where you will have wonderful views of the biodiversity of the area. Here you will be introduced to our professional bi-lingüal guide who will give you all the information you will need to begin your adventure. You will start out in open plans where you can warm up with your quad.
North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour
North Fields Cafe offers a two hour local family owned experience in Costa Rica, located close to Arenal Volcano area and its hot springs
Arenal Highlights (Hanging Bridges, Fortuna´s Waterfall, lunch & Arenal Volcano)
3 tours in one day. -Mistico Hanging Bridges from 8am to 11am. -La Fortuna Waterfall from 11am to 1:30pm. Lunch time for one hour. -Arenal Volcano Walk from 2:30 to 5:30pm. Departure: 7:30am Return: 5:30pm Includes: Transportation, all entrance fees, bilingual naturalist guide, water, cookies and lunch What to bring: Camera, binoculars, comfortable clothing, raincoat, walking shoes, insect repellent.
Bites and Sights: Walking Food Tour in San Jose
Unmask the beauty and culture of contemporary Costa Rican life on this San Jose walking tour. You’ll get up close and personal, through local food, history, culture even the herbal remedies of folk medicine. Enjoy a hands on lesson on exotic plants, fruits, vegetables in the Borbon Market. We’ll take a stroll through the vibrant Central Market, tasting empanada with cheese and beans. Seeing diverse sites like the Cathedral, National Theater, and the beautiful Morazan parks will help you get to know the country and its rich history and from this experience, you’ll have another sense taste to get more in tune with San Jose. For the end visit Mr. Sloth Coffee Shop where you will find gourmet coffees and chocolates produced by women, in this special place tasting and learn to prepare Cafe Chorreado, enjoy a tamal cooked by local families and wrapped in a banana leaf, learn how to make plantain empanadas with cheese, try our famous Agua de Sapo make with sugar cañe and lemon.
Upper Balsa River White Water Rafting Class 3/4 in Costa Rica
The balsa river is the best white water rafting choice in the northern area of Costa Rica this great class 3 &4 on the upper part, Balsa River for an adventure you won’t forget anytime soon! Stop along the way to rest a bit, do a little swimming, and enjoy some fresh Costa Rica fruit. After white water rafting, you will get a clean towel and a water bottle, and we’ll take you to a local restaurant to have a Costa Rica style lunch Daily tours leave at 08:30 am from La Fortuna for our Class IV White Water Rafting Adventure on the Balsa River and includes round trip transportation from local La Fortuna hotels, all equipment, guides, fruit on the river, towels, water, & costarican lunch. We come back to La Fortuna town at 13:30. This tour is appropriate for anyone with 5 years and older.
White Water Rafting Pacuare River Full Day Tour From San Jose
This one-day trip is a full day of paddling exciting whitewater past cascading waterfalls and the spectacular rainforest. The Pacuare’s class 3 and 4 rapids are suitable for beginners and experienced paddlers, ages 12 and older, who are ready for adventure and being physically active all day. After an early pick-up at your San Jose area hotel, we will drive to Cartago – Costa Rica’s historic capital city – and through small towns and countryside to the rafting hub of Turrialba. We’ll stop for breakfast (included) and afterward head to the Pacuare River put in. At the river, your guides will outfit you with rafting equipment and give a paddling explanation and safety talk. Then the fun begins! We’ll paddle 18 miles downriver through class 3 and 4 rapids like “Huacas,” “Rodeo,” “Pinball,” “Cimarrones,” and “Dos Montañas.” Along the way, we’ll stop for a riverside picnic lunch. After finishing rafting, you’ll be able to change into dry clothes before driving back to San Jose.
Manuel Antonio National Park Sightseeing and Wildlife Day Tour from San Jose
Explore the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park on this full day tour from San Jose. Enjoy some of the most beautiful white sand beaches of Costa Rica and discover the abundant wildlife at the rainforest trails of the park, like monkeys, sloths, agoutis, iguanas, exotic birds and others. Stop on the way to Manuel Antonio at the crocodile bridge; at the town of Tarcoles to search for scarlet macaws in their natural habitat; and at the Jaco Beach look-out point to explore a little of the most popular beach town of Costa Rica.
Sloths Watching Tour through Sloth's Territory
Sloth’s Territory is a private reserve located in El Tanque, less than 10 minutes away from La Fortuna downtown (Arenal Volcano). The place, managed by the Rodriguez Perez Family, it’s a truly gem with vibrant flora & fauna. The observation hike, a truly enigmatic experience is developed through a safe path. this trail runs the reserve along La Havana River, and offers the opportunity to observe many kind of animals in it’s natural habitat. Two & three-toed sloths, opossums, red frogs, porcupines, different kind of birds such as; Toucans, Tanagers, Royal Flycatchers, Hummingbirds, Parrots, Honeycreepers, Cinnamon Woodpeckers, enrich the activity. Our expert guide will carefully show you, all our different attractions and will give you through a unique lifetime experience. The tour includes a trained guide during the whole hike with professional telescope and it finish with a break to enjoy our more selected seasonal fruits (most of them from our organic field).
Day Trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Costa Rica. This tour you will have the opportunity to see pristine beaches with coral reefs, bordered by exhuberant vegetation and the natural wonders of the tropical rainforest.
Full day Hanging Bridges, Arenal Volcano, Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings
We start visiting the hanging bridges of Mistico park. The guide is with you to help you learn about the ecosystem. Hiking over the bridges and trails you enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding forest, Arenal volcano and lake. From here we take a short drive to the park that's right at the foot of the volcano. We hike a trail through the big lava rocks from the '68 eruption Here we reach a viewpoint with amazing views of the Arenal volcano, the surrounding lava fields and the Northern valley. We then stop at a restaurant where they serve a wide variety of local-style dishes. Now it's time to get wet. A 20minuts hike through a jungle staircase takes you into a deep canyon to the immense la Fortuna waterfall. You can swim in the refreshing pool of the waterfall and hang around on the big rocks to relax for a while. Having experienced all of this you can choose if you want to join us on a visit to a small hot springs resort. To add to the fun we pour some typical style cocktails.
Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna
On this tour you will go to the Tenorio Volcano National Park. In this park you will witness the rare phenomena of the blue river. The hike itself is medium tough and takes about 4 hours. It takes you to the stunningly beautiful waterfall, a high lookout point and the place where you can see the river change color. After the hike you will enjoy lunch and have some free time to take a quick dip in the river before heading back to La Fortuna.
Baldi Hot Springs Day Pass with lunch or dinner included
Baldi is considered the World's Largest hot springs, it is located in La Fortuna, San Carlos, Costa Rica.Amidst the tropical rainforest, these 25 thermal water pools are filled by crystalline waterfalls, for the use and enjoyment of the visitors.
Balsa River White Water Rafting class 2/3 in Costa Rica
This 2.5-hour journey with your professional guide down a lush Costa Rican river offers the thrill of big waves and excitement for the whole family. Navigate 10 kilometers of white water rapids, stop along the way to rest a bit, do a little swimming, and enjoy some fresh Costa Rica fruit. After white water rafting, enjoy a Costa Rica style lunch at a local restaurant.
Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal
Set a course for adventure with this ziplining/white water rafting tour! Zip through the jungle canopy before paddling down fun Class II-III rapids, all under the watchful eyes of your guides/instructors. Pick-up/drop-off, lunch and refreshments are included; professional photography will be available for purchase separately if you choose.