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Extreme Arenal Volcano Hike in La Fortuna

  • Satisfy an appetite for adventure in Arenal Volcano National Park 
  • A great choice for nature-lovers and fit travelers
  • Stay safe and on-track during the trek with a guide 
Extreme Arenal Volcano Hike in La Fortuna
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Extreme Arenal Volcano Hike in La Fortuna
From USD 68.00
This hike in Arenal Volcano National Park will sate your appetite for adventure. Suitable for active and fit travelers, this challenging excursion reveals the volcanic landscapes of Cerro Chato, Arenal Volcano. Trekking with a guide means you won’t worry about getting lost and you’ll have a better chance of spotting monkeys and tropical birds. Plus, you’ll end with a cocktail at some hot springs.
What to Expect
After hotel pickup in La Fortuna, you’ll travel to Arenal Volcano National Park and embark on a challenging hike to Cerro Chato and Arenal Volcano. During the trek, you’ll pass lava-carved landscapes, see some of the Arenal Hanging Bridges;,and, with luck, spot native tropical birds and monkeys.
Continue to the Arenal Observatory Lodge to learn more about the park’s geology and absorb sweeping views of the national park. After watching the sunset, travel to back by car and soak aching muscles in some nearby hot springs, where you’ll enjoy a cocktail.
The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
Reviews (76)
1 - 5 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Nice hiking trail

The trail is challenging for the little ones but everyone finishes it and enjoyed the view and a good workout!

Thank hxz119
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile
Awesome hike, waterfall, hotsprings

Our guide Eric handled every single details in the hike. The level of difficulty is intermediate to advanced. Kids over 13 who have prior experience hiking or athletic can handle it. In total it would be about 8 miles. Eric explained everything about the eco...More

2  Thank mashomashi
Reviewed 13 November 2018
Amazing Guides, Read Description Carefully

This was an excellent day and we had an incredible time. The guides Emmanuel and Marcos were so knowledgeable, professional and lovely. We learned a ton from them. It's clear they spend a lot of time in the rainforest and are very familiar with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julia D
Reviewed 13 November 2018
All Day Hike

My boyfriend and I did this hike in addition to the Rio Celeste hike. We had the best time on the all day hike of Arenal and Cerro Chato valleys. It is a long day, but the hike is not too difficult other than its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kconner250
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Don't waste your money!!

My husband and I booked this excursion and were very disappointed!! First, they picked us from our hotel almost two hours late. The information shown on Trip Advisor is very misleading as you do not hike to Cerro Chato or Arenal Volcano. The tour guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Queenginab21
RedLavaTsc, Owner at Red Lava Tourist Service Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Queengina, to start, the location where we hike is at the Arenal and Chato volcano, is does not say we climb them. This is forbidden. You can not blame us for the fact that you haven´t read the description correctly. In none of the tripadvisor...More

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