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San José Province

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La Fortuna: Arenal Volcano, River, and Forest ATV Tour

1. La Fortuna: Arenal Volcano, River, and Forest ATV Tour

Enjoy an outdoor recreation tour on this ATV tour that takes the group around the Arenal River and Volcano, through forests, and through rural settlements. Ride through the landscape on a safe and exciting tour perfect for all riders. Experience the local environment in a fun and safe way, as the tour guides ensure everyone rides at a speed to keep everyone safe and properly appreciate the scenery. Receive a quick briefing concerning security and vehicle operations just before the tour starts. Turn on your engine to follow the instructions before traveling toward agriculture and cattle fields. Depart from Hotel La Pradera, which is located directly at the foot of Arenal Volcano, and proceed across the hotel to a private cow farm. Practice on the nearby trails before moving on to the rest of the tour, and view the natural beauty of the surroundings as well as little towns that showcase typical country living in Costa Rica. Ride along scenic paths with a variety of terrain, including bumpy tracks and pastures on the slopes of a volcano's base. Stop to take in the views of Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna if the weather permits good visibility. Cross the river and pass by a small town called La Guaria. Take a break for a short while to unwind, stretch out a bit, snap some pictures, and satisfy your thirst with a bottle of water. Jump in the river for a quick dip if you're feeling adventurous, before returning to Hotel La Pradera and dine in their restaurant for a delicious traditional meal to cap off this thrilling tour.

From San Jose: Los Suenos Full-Day Tour

2. From San Jose: Los Suenos Full-Day Tour

Visit the world-famous Tarcoles Bridge, where you can photograph crocodiles in their natural habitat, some measuring about 19 feet long. The next stop is at Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park, where you will get to choose two adventures tours from the following: zipline, horseback riding, surf lessons or an ATV adventure.  Your first adventure will end at the Jungle Restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with natural drinks, coffee and dessert. After lunch, embark on your next adventure before visiting the Photo Adventure Team, where you can purchase your pictures of the day or pick up some Costa Rica souvenirs.

La Fortuna: Arenal Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

3. La Fortuna: Arenal Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

Soak up the beauty and biodiversity of La Fortuna by horseback on a ride through Arenal Mundo Aventura's nature park. Enjoy the unique scenery of the only nature reserve with direct access to the La Fortuna Waterfall. Embrace your inner jungle explorer by venturing into the lush rain forest around the Arenal Volcano on an invigorating horseback ride from La Fortuna. Climb atop a tame and trusty steed then follow your guide along a beautiful and scenic trail that runs alongside a stunning river canyon. Next, rest at a stop to admire the mesmerizing cascades of the Pino Blanco Waterfall and the famous La Fortuna Waterfall. Cool off with an optional swim at the base of the falls, and learn about the Indigenous cultures of Costa Rica’s with a visit to the village of the Maleku.

Rincon de la Vieja National Park: 1-Day Pass, Lunch, & Tour

4. Rincon de la Vieja National Park: 1-Day Pass, Lunch, & Tour

In the foothills of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, the area has primary forest which is preserved as a prolongation of this rich protected area. This is a tour where you can experience the best adventures in one day! There are four main activities during this adventure day: the canopy and rappelling tour through the White River canyon; the adventure of tubing on the Black River with class II rapids; a horsebackride to the nearby falls; and relax with hot springs tempered by the volcano, steam, and volcanic mud. The package also includes an exquisite lunch in the restaurant of Hacienda Guachipelín. This is an action-packed day! Your guide will provide you with instructions for all activities, ensure your safety and make sure you have a good time. Activities are exciting and the views of the river, canyon, and wildlife are second to none. Join us on this stunning day adventure experiencing all the best Costa Rica has to offer. You don’t want to miss it! For people to enjoy full a day of activities while saving money and having fun on a day. No experience necessary: full instruction and all equipment is provided This is an all-inclusive tour with hotel pickup and drop-off ( premium ground trip service including water , iced tea, juices , snacks and local beers on the way ).

La Fortuna: Arenal Mundo Aventura Guided Adventure Tour

5. La Fortuna: Arenal Mundo Aventura Guided Adventure Tour

This combination tour at Arenal Mundo Aventura is a great way to experience some of Costa Rica’s best thrills in just one day. On this La Fortuna tour, you will zipline 12 Canopy cables, the longest and highest in the area, from which you can see beautiful views of the Pino Blanco Waterfall, the La Fortuna Waterfall, Cerro Chato and the majestic Arenal Volcano. Following, you will rappel down a 80 meter high waterfall descent over rocky walls surrounded by crystalline waterfalls. Return to your next adventure via a 100-step hanging latter to continue your journey on horseback enjoying the scenic landscapes surrounding the dormant Arenal Volcano. Unwind after a short hike by taking a refreshing dip in the water pools of the La Fortuna Waterfall. A visit to the indigenous village of the Maleku tribe will conclude your combo experience with a cultural touch. Your visit will support in preserving the Maleku’s cultural legacy, their beliefs and traditions for future generations. To end this fun-filled adventure at Arenal Mundo Aventura get to enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch.

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What people are saying about San José Province

We had an absolute blast on doing the adventures. We did the horseback riding and the atv/buggy activites. They were so much food. The food was delicious. And the tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and personable. Would do it again.

Highly recommended, everything very organized, excellent staff, very professional and dedicated to making you spend a dream day.