San José, Costa Rica
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San José: Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, & Zip Lining w/ Meals

1. San José: Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, & Zip Lining w/ Meals

Tour the best locations in Costa Rica and learn about local life and culture from those who live there. Visit a coffee plantation, zip line, and soak in the hot springs at the base of the Adrenal Volcano. Take the scenic route to the Arenal Volcano and visit a coffee plantation along the way. Gain an insight into the world of Costa Rican coffee and taste one of the best coffees in the world. Arrive at the "La Paz" and "San Fernando" waterfalls and admire the exotic tropical birds of Costa Rica, including many species of hummingbirds and rare emerald toucanets. Take in the views at the San Fernando Waterfall observation point before heading to the "Iguana Bridge", where you will have the chance to spot iguanas, sloths, monkeys, and toucans. Stop for an authentic Costa Rican lunch in a restaurant located in "La Fortuna." Then, prepare for a zip-lining adventure in the local rainforest jungles with 9 canopy cables and a 50 meter (150 feet) rappel on the Arenal River. Learn about the culture while listening to a "Maleku" Indigenous tribe presentation from locals. Relax for a couple of hours in the Paradise Hot Springs at the base of Arenal Volcano, surrounded by tropical gardens followed by dinner.

San Jose: Arenal Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs Tour

2. San Jose: Arenal Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs Tour

The day begins with pickup from San Jose, Alajuela, or Heredia and travels to the artistic town of Sarchi. Spend some time exploring and begin to appreciate the many arts and crafts that Costa Rica has to offer. You’ll also see the world’s largest ox cart, according the Guinness Book of World Records. Continue the tour towards La Fortuna, passing through colorful pineapple and plantain plantations, mango groves, and cattle ranches along the way. Arrive in La Fortuna and enjoy a lunch break at a cozy restaurant with magnificent views of Arenal Volcano. Learn about how the volcano was assumed to be dormant until 1968 when it experienced a major eruption. Visit the stunning Mistico Park next which boasts a dense biodiversity with luscious forests and an abundance of wildlife. Take a stroll amongst the treetops on the hanging bridges that line the jungle canopy, and admire the array of plants that surround you. Finally, it’s time to relax in the gorgeous waters of Baldi. Slide into the bubbling hot springs and unwind as the thermal waters cleanse and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. At the end of a magical day, chill out on the return journey to San Jose where a delicious dinner will be served against the backdrop of the volcano.

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What people are saying about San José, Costa Rica

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 22 reviews

This tour was amazing and so much fun. We got to see so many interesting cultural things along route to the Arenal volcanoes such as a banana transplantation with the people using machines to transport the bananas through the plantation. Zip lining through the volcano was so much fun and the views were incredible. Our tour guide Fransico was so much fun and was great - highly recommend him and this tour!

100% worth every penny! Would recommend this experience to everyone. The views, food, and zip lining were all amazing and there were many extra stops along the way for sights and food. You'll see birds, iguanas and maybe even slotjs along the way in addition to the waterfalls and 9 ziplines!

Long day but it was beautiful to see to see La Fortuna and the Volcano. Thank you Kenny for your wonderful sense of humor and helpful information. Thank you Carlo, our driver was safe and cautious as well as being a super nice person.

Take it, it's interesting, exciting and relaxing at the end. Francisco, our guide, made sure that everything was going well for everyone, all the time, he was very attentive and generated a good atmosphere in the group.

Great experience and kindness of Juan, our guide. Despite the fact that he was the only Spanish speaker, he repeated the instructions in Spanish without bother.