With your driver-guide discover the iconic Arenal Volcano whose steep conical slopes rise out of the vast surrounding rainforest. This morning you will be picked at your hotel in San José for your journey towards the Central Mountain Range where you will visit an authentic Costa Rican coffee plantation and La Paz Waterfall Gardens on the way to Arenal.The coffee plantation visit will allow you to learn about coffee cultivation and processing. La Paz has a well-designed trail through its cloud forest that winds alongside the crystal-clear Peace River and leads to viewing platforms that bring you up close to five beautiful waterfalls. Also visit the Iguana Bridge, famous for its abundant iguanas.  Stay two nights in Arenal enjoying a hike in  Arenal Volcano National Park, the Arenal Hanging Bridges, and a farm visit and lunch at Arenal Vida Campesina . Then continue to your next beach destination or return to San José.

Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Departs: Daily with a minimum of 2 participants
Destination: Arenal Volcano
2018 Prices from: $685
Dates and pricing: Contact us for more information

Arenal Volcano


  • The best lookouts for waterfalls
  • Learn about coffee and  Costa Rican culture
  • Look for tropical creatures: sloths, toucans, monkeys and iguanas
  • Meet a farmer in Arenal Vida Campesina and make your own tortillas
  • Small groups
  • Go with the best guides!


Day 1: Coffee tour & La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Arenal Observatory Lodge (B,L)

Day 2: Arenal Volcano National Park hike. Vida Campesina Farm & hanging bridges (B,L)

Day 3: Shuttle transfer to Tamarindo Beach (B)

Included:  Lodging, transportation and meals as specified in the above itinerary where B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner, entrance fees to National Parks and Private Reserves, tours, guide services, applicable taxes, service fees and in-country ground operator support.

Not Included: International airfare, meals not specified in the itinerary, alcoholic beverages, personal equipment, extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service), gratuities, or costs associated with changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.

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