Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste take you to discover this amazing place full o lush green, wildlife, and a rain forest. Enjoy visiting La Fortuna Waterfall, the botanical garden, and relax at the Hot Springs Park of your choice. This is one of the most exotic places in Costa Rica where you will find an extraordinary variety of flora and fauna. 

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour from Guanacaste starts early by driving towards the cities of Liberia and Cañas and Tilarán, the windiest town in Costa Rica. We will drive through the wind fields from where you will observe the amazing views of the lake and the Arenal Volcano. There is a stop in the middle of the way, right by the lake. There you can try delicious coffee and smoothies and taste its delicious sweets, sandwiches, or take a full breakfast. Of everything just in front of the extraordinary views of the lake and the surrounding landscapes.

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour continue driving around Arenal Lake and once we arrive at La Fortuna, your activities start at the Botanical Garden. Here you can appreciate a diversity of plants, amphibians,  sloths, reptiles, insects, toucans, etc. As well, you will visit the butterflies farm and a natural lagoon, where is possible to observe colorful frogs. As well there is an Indigenous Cultural House. As well as a garden of medicinal plants and orchids and you will end with little bird watching.

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste continues later visiting La Fortuna Waterfall. Here you will find a 70-meter fall with very nice natural pools to swim and relax. The trail consists of 400 stairs that will take you down to the waterfalls and pools, this is a real challenge, but the treasure at the end is simply extraordinary. The surroundings are amazing and you will find seats to rest along the trail.

For the last, the Arenal Volcano Tour takes you to the Hot Springs Park of your preference. Here you will relax in the many healing pools with different temperatures offered to the guests, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch before returning to Guanacaste.

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 Rates Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour

From Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove, Villas Sol
2 people4 people6+ people
$280 p.p$210 p.p$180 p.p
From Four Seasons Costa Rica, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo
2 people4 people6+ people
$290 p.p$220 p.p$180 p.p
From Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Westin Conchal, Las Catalinas, and Potrero
2 people4 people6+ people
$299 p.p$240 p.p$195 p.p
  • Tour operates with 2 people minimum.
  • Add $60 to upgrade Hot Springs to Tabacon Resort.
  • Rates plus taxes.

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Includes:

  • Private Transportation.
  • Bilingual Tour Guide.
  • Botanical Garden.
  • Fortuna Waterfall.
  • Hot Springs Park of your choice.
  • All Entrances Fee.
  • Water and Lunch.

What to bring: Camera, Change of Clothes, Swimsuit, Insect Repellent, Hiking Shoes, Sun Block, Towel, Sandals, Hat. 

Departure: 6:00 am

Duration: 12 hours approx.

Hiking level: Mid/Challenging. The Waterfall hike requires good physical health, 400 stairs await you.

Important Notes:

  • Viewpoints are available for people that can’t or don’t want to take the hikes.
  • Please let us know any problem or special requirement you have and we will make the tour fit into your travel needs.
  • In case of suffering from a chronic disease or specialized care, please bring your medications with you and inform our guide, so that we can assist you in the correct way if necessary.
  • Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Tour is a long drive journey with 3 hours each way, it is not recommendable for children under 6 y.o

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Cancellation Policies

  • Tours reserved less than 48 hours before departure must be paid immediately.
  • Cancelations made 72 hours before the tour are 100% refundable, bank fees apply.
  • Cancelations between 72 – 48 hours are 50% refundable. Bank fees apply.
  • Cancelations made within 48- 24 hours or less are not refundable.
  • Non-Shows and last-minute cancellations are not refundable.
  • Change of date must be done at least 48 hours before the tour, during office hours (8 am-5 pm). Penalties apply. Subject to availability.
  • We do not accept guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs. No refund will apply.
  • Driver and Tour Guide Tips are not included.
  • If for some natural disaster, or human manifestation we have to cancel the tour, this will be rescheduled for a day of your convenience, or we will make the pertinent money refund. Clients’ safety is a priority for us.
  • We are not responsible for any luggage or personal valuables lost or damaged during the tour. Please take care of your personals during the tour.


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