Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike is the perfect adventure in Guanacaste to discover an active volcano where you will be able to watch sulfur steams, boiling mud´s, acid lagoons, hot springs, waterfalls to swim beside all the flora and fauna that can be found at the Rincon de la Vieja National Park.

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike will take you through easy forest trails and visit the boiling mud, sulfur and steam vents and the fumaroles. Also, visit lagoons and amazing waterfalls where you can swim and relax after the hike. Rincón de la Vieja Volcano stands 1,916 meters (6,286 ft) above the sea level

You can find abundant flora and fauna like toucans, howler and white-faced monkeys, coatimundis, raccoons and more. The Rincón de la Vieja Volcano is set within the Rincón de la Vieja National Park, which spans over 34,000 acres (12,759 ha) and helps protect both montane forests and dwarf cloud forests.

Later you will be able to refresh yourself visiting the amazing Oropendola Waterfall located just a few meters out of the park, where you can enjoy the pristine waters which start running in the slopes of the volcano. The access to the main crater is closed because of the risk of dying because of the vapors and pyroclastic eruptions that occur at any moment since 2011.

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike Tour also offer you the option of enjoying at the natural hot springs, take a mud bath and relax in nature. This service is under request.


  • Rates Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike

    2 people4 people6+ people
    Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Secrets Papagayo, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Occidental Papagayo, Mangroove Hotel, Villas Sol.$140 p.p$120 p.p$95 p.p
    Four Seasons Peninsula, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, Andaz Papagayo$155 p.p$135 p.p$120 p.p
    Tamarindo, Flamingo, Conchal, and Potrero$160 p.p$140 p.p$110 p.p
    Prices based on 2 people min.

    Departure under request.

  • Transportation, Bilingual guide, lunch, entrance fee, water, and fruits.

  • What to Bring: Hiking shoes, light clothes, camera, insect repellent, sunblock, swimsuit, towel.

    Duration: 8 Hours approx.

    Hiking time: 3 hours in total.

    Hike Level: Easy to Medium


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