La Fortuna - Custom Package
If you want to experience adventure, La Fortuna is for you. From San José its only about 130km and we can arrange a transfer or rental car for you. In San José we offer several active excursions. During the day, you can participate in whitewater rafting, canyoning or a quad tour, boat trips, bird watching, biking, kayaking and sport fishing. Of course, for those just wanting to relax, you can also take a quick trip to the natural thermal springs. Located close to Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano, visiters experience a great landscape view. Being one of the most active volcanoes in the world, visiters often witness small eruptions.
If you are traveling by rental car, you'll drive around Arenal Lake to your accommodation. Otherwise, you can take a small boat across the lake. Either way, you'll be able to enjoy splendid views of Arenal Lake and volcano. After settling in, take a tour of the town or enjoy the hot springs in your hotel or at nearby thermal springs. After a dip, you'll be well prepared for your exciting day to come.
Hotel Arenal Paraiso (Classic)* / Hotel Arenal Kioro (Comfort)*
Take advantage of the morning by hiking on one of the several hikes through the Arenal Volcano National Park where you can see both nearby volcanoes: Arenal and Cerro Chato. A short but steep hike will lead to the Catara Rio Fortuna waterfall where you can take a relaxing dip in the cool water. We have several optional offers to fill up your afternoon.
Hotel Arenal Paraiso (Classic)* / Hotel Arenal Kioro (Comfort)* Breakfast
- 2 nights in a hotel including breakfast
- Other meals and drinks (2 lunches, 2 dinners)
- Entrance fee to the National Park
- Tips and gratuities
Combine this trip with...
Get to know about the daily life of the Maleku: Their houses, crafts and other important places in the village will be shown. You will get an impression of how life there used to be and how it still is today. Between 600 and 1,000 Malekus are still living in Costa Rica, therefore they are a small ethnic group; however 70% of its people is still speaking their language. During a hike in the woods you will get much information about plants and their medical benefits. Furthermore you will get to see graves of ancestors. After a dancing show you can enjoy a typical lunch to round off your day trip.
Price: $119 CAD per person
incl.: Transportation to/from hotel, English-speaking guide, entrance fee for the reserve, water, lunch, informative material
Duration: approx. 6 hours (starting at 08:00 am)
Canyoneering - "Lost Ravine"
Would you like to experience a new adventure? Excitement, sports and fun all in one - well, we can offer you all of this! In the "Lost Canyon" you won't just go climbing inside the ravine and jump into a water basin but you will also rappel down from waterfalls and hike through the rainforest. Don't worry, you will definitely not get lost in the canyon, though its name might let assume this... Your guide will accompany you professionally through this adventure. Nowhere else you will get closer to nature with its beauty and obstacles! After this exertion you will probably need a refreshment - a homemade lunch will let you regain your power.
Price: $119 CAD per person
incl.: English-speaking guide, transportation to/from hotel, equipment, safety instructions, lunch
Duration: approx. 4 hours (starting at 07:30 am 10:00 am, 01:00 pm)
Zip Lining around Arenal Volcano
Over a distance of 845 meters in total, you can rush into the rainforest hanging on a zip line. During this tour you will see mountains, rivers and of course Arenal Volcano as well as any different kinds of exotic animals. Enjoy the view, nature and have just fun!
Price: $66 CAD per person
incl.: Transport to/from hotel, English-speaking guide, safety equipment
Duration: approx. 3 hours (starting at 08:00 am, 11:00 am, 01:00 pm und 03:00 pm)
Cave Tour Venado
We are used to lead our lives above earth... but how does it look underneath our grounds? Today you have the chance to get to know a complex cave system: It is guessed that the cave was formed 15 million or rather 20 million years ago. Subterranean rivers, water basins, cave chambers with stalactites and stalagmites await you there. You will also discover other rock formations and you will probably see one or the other subterranean animal. Don't forget to bring a second set of clothes since you probably won't keep dry. After this exertion you will get treated with fruits of Costa Rican nature.
Price: $105 CAD per person
incl.: Transport to/form hotel, English-speaking guide, entrance fee for the cave, equipment, refreshment with fresh fruit
Duration: approx. 4 hours (starting at: 08:00 am und 01:30 pm)
Rafting Tour on Río Balsa
It doesn't matter if it's sunny, rainy or windy: There is always the possibility to participate in this tour; you will definitely have fun! You will have to take part in some sporting activities so keep your eyes open while rafting down Río Balsa. Surely you or your guide will discover a toucan or a sloth on the waterfront. Enjoy being that close to nature - feel the power of the extraodinary river and get treated with fresh fruit of Costa Rica during a little refreshment! At the end of the tour you are invited to taste a typical Costa Rican meal.
Price: $90 CAD per person
incl.: Transport to/from hotel, English-speaking guide, refreshment with fresh fruit, lunch
Duration: approx. 5 hours (starting at: 09:00 am)
level of difficulty 2-3, for beginners and families
La Fortuna Waterfall
Get impressed by La Fortuna Waterfall with its height of 60 to 70 meters! On the way you will already see quite a few exotic animals: Have you ever experienced animals like sloths, toucans or other tropical species at close quarters? ...maybe in the zoo but in the wild? Here you will have the opportunity to discoer some in their natural habitats and in the end of this hike you will also have the chance to refresh yourself in the cool water of the waterfall.
Price: $69 CAD per person
incl.: Transportation to/from hotel, English-speaking guide, snack, entrance fee
Duration: approx. 2 hours (starting at: 08:00 am und 01:00 pm)
You really want to get to know the tropical rainforest? The best way is to follow an approximately 3 km trek in and above the tree tops. You won't only see everything from a new perspective but you will also discover different kinds of animals which are usually difficult to spot down from the ground. Watch monkeys, snakes and various species of birds while walking high up the woods.
Price: $83 CAD per person
incl.: Transport to/from hotel, English-speaking guide, entrance fee
Duration: approx. 3 hours (starting at: 07:30 am und 01:30 pm)