Combination Tour with Hanging Bridges Waterfall Volcano Hike and Hot Springs

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Combination Tour with Hanging Bridges Waterfall Volcano Hike and Hot Springs
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Experience a great combination of outdoor activities including Arenal hanging bridges, La Fortuna waterfall, Arenal volcano and choices of Baldi hot Springs, Ecotermales, Paradise hot Springs or the Springs resort.
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In Brief

Location:
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Country:
Costa Rica
Duration:
1 day
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Close encounter with wildlife
Family friendly
Vegetarian meal option available
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Ecotermales Fortuna, 3.5 Km Este de la Iglesia Catolica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica

The tour starts at 7:30am with the the hanging bridges. You will hike on a 1.9 mile (3.1 km) trail on while enjoying the rain forest's flora and fauna. The trail crosses nine fixed bridges and six suspension bridges and is laid out at a maximum grade of seven degrees so that anyone can walk it.

Our next stop is the La Fortuna Waterfall. From the trail head you will hike approximately 15 minutes before reaching this majestic waterfall where you can swim or just enjoy it’s beauty. Lunch is next at La Finquita  Restaurant.

Action starts again at 3pm before heading to the volcano hike. You will enjoy a wide variety of plants and wildlife and walk. At the end of the hike you will watch the sunset.

You’ll end the day with your choice of a relaxing by a buffet dinner or a visit to Baldi Hot Springs & buffet Dinner at Baldi.

Duration: 13 hours

Stop At: Arenal Natura Ecological Park, La Fortuna, 6 km towards to Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica

The tour starts at 7:30am with the the hanging bridges. You will hike on a 1.9 mile (3.1 km) trail on while enjoying the rain forest's flora and fauna. The trail crosses nine fixed bridges and six suspension bridges and is laid out at a maximum grade of seven degrees so that anyone can walk it.

Our next stop is the La Fortuna Waterfall. From the trail head you will hike approximately 15 minutes before reaching this majestic waterfall where you can swim or just enjoy it’s beauty. Lunch is next at La Finquita  Restaurant.

Action starts again at 3pm before heading to the volcano hike. You will enjoy a wide variety of plants and wildlife and walk. At the end of the hike you will watch the sunset.

You’ll end the day with your choice of a relaxing by a buffet dinner or a visit to Baldi Hot Springs & buffet Dinner at Baldi.

Duration: 13 hours

Stop At: La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 106-4417 Costa Rica

The tour starts at 7:30am with the the hanging bridges. You will hike on a 1.9 mile (3.1 km) trail on while enjoying the rain forest's flora and fauna. The trail crosses nine fixed bridges and six suspension bridges and is laid out at a maximum grade of seven degrees so that anyone can walk it.

Our next stop is the La Fortuna Waterfall. From the trail head you will hike approximately 15 minutes before reaching this majestic waterfall where you can swim or just enjoy it’s beauty. Lunch is next at La Finquita  Restaurant.

Action starts again at 3pm before heading to the volcano hike. You will enjoy a wide variety of plants and wildlife and walk. At the end of the hike you will watch the sunset.

You’ll end the day with your choice of a relaxing by a buffet dinner or a visit to Baldi Hot Springs & buffet Dinner at Baldi.

Duration: 13 hours

Stop At: Paradise Hot Springs, 3.1 MI Northwest From Downtown la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica

The tour starts at 7:30am with the the hanging bridges. You will hike on a 1.9 mile (3.1 km) trail on while enjoying the rain forest's flora and fauna. The trail crosses nine fixed bridges and six suspension bridges and is laid out at a maximum grade of seven degrees so that anyone can walk it.

Our next stop is the La Fortuna Waterfall. From the trail head you will hike approximately 15 minutes before reaching this majestic waterfall where you can swim or just enjoy it’s beauty. Lunch is next at La Finquita  Restaurant.

Action starts again at 3pm before heading to the volcano hike. You will enjoy a wide variety of plants and wildlife and walk. At the end of the hike you will watch the sunset.

You’ll end the day with your choice of a relaxing by a buffet dinner or a visit to Baldi Hot Springs & buffet Dinner at Baldi.

Duration: 13 hours

Inclusions

  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Dinner (at Hot Springs)
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Entry/Admission - Ecotermales Fortuna
  • Entry/Admission - Arenal Natura Ecological Park
  • Entry/Admission - La Fortuna Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Paradise Hot Springs

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Departure Point

Jacamar Naturalist Tours, Costado Sur de la Iglesia Católica de La Fortuna, Apartado Posta 40-4417, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Traveler pickup is offered
EXTRA COST:
Arenal Lodge
Arenal Observatory
Chachagua Rainforest
Hideaway Rio Celeste
Linda Vista Del Norte
Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
Magestic
Rancho Margot
El Tucano
The Springs Resort and Spa
Volcano Gold
Villas Eco Arenal

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.31 out of 5 based on the last 16 recent reviews

A lot of walking, makes you appreciate nature. David, our guide is awesome and knowledgeable. Nice to end the day in the hot springs.
• Submitted 10 Jan 2019
This tour is a must. 4 activities at once and the experience of a lifetime. the staff was amazing and this tour takes you to the volcano and hanging bridges which was fun to do. got to see animals. got to be in shape for this, lots of walking but it is so worth it. you will love it. and to finish at a hot spring. was relaxing.
• Submitted 13 Dec 2017
Fantastic tour and our guide Tony was amazing! He was extremely knowledgeable about the local animals and plants and was able to spot several hard to find birds. The hikes along the hanging bridges and near the volcano were beautiful. The waterfall was an amazing experience and you're able to wade in the water next to where it crashes. The included lunch and dinner were delicious and the hot springs were a perfect way to end a long day.
• Submitted 18 Sep 2017
This was a very good tour that we enjoyed. Tony a biology teacher/professor, was our guide. He demonstrated a great deal of passion and love for the country and its environment. The tour started at 8 am and we returned to our hotel at 10:15 pm. During the tour, not only did we see the sights but also spotted the following animals: Troop of spider monkeys, toucan, numerous birds, vine snake, a tarantula in its hole and in the evening saw a baby eyelash viper. In all animal encounters we felt safe, keeping distance when needed as I am not a daring individual when it comes to snakes and spiders. We rated this tour very highly based on the quality and passion of the guide. Here are some things one should be aware of when signing up for the combo tour. It is important to be in shape. While my wife and I who are in our early 50's walk upwards of 12K steps per day Fitbit, we thought we could handle the 18K of steps associated with this tour. Shame on us but we forgot waterfalls and volcano's are not the same walking as on a flat surface. The two of us were sore the next couple days and had our activities been strenuous those days we would have had a problem. While we enjoyed Tabacon as it is a beautiful facility by day, visitors should be aware that many of the pools in the upper quadrants of the resort are essentially closed as they do not have lighting. We preferred for safety reasons to stay where there was light. Subsequently, there were only 4-5 pools from which to choose. The buffet was good at Tabacon and our 14 year old son loved the super fast slide in the main pool. However, I am not sure the extra was worth the Tabacon up-charge since in our opinion many of the pools were not reachable in the dark. One of the less expensive spas might make a more practical choice. At the time of this writing it should be noted that at the waterfall some steps were under repair and we had to navigate off the steps using ropes in the mud to descend and climb back up the 500 steps. If we had one complaint about the tour it is that there is not much time to spend by the waterfall. This is a problem as it is exhausting descending to the bottom and then having to re climb the steps 30 minutes later is tough. it would have been nice to spend another 15-20 minutes at the bottom or taking time to re-climb. FYI - There is another set of 50 steps leading down to a quieter pool below the waterfall pool. This is a nice relaxed area if you don't want to deal with the rocky shore,crowds and turbulent water by the falls. One other heads up in reference to the Volcano Hike: The emergency exit is used when leaving the volcano lava flow. This was good as it was getting dark when we reached the summit 5pm -ish. The emergency exit trail only takes 20 minutes to descend and if we were not sore, it would have been an easy trip. Bottom line, great day and worth the based on the sights and guide.
• Submitted 10 Sep 2017
Allen and Hugo were excellent guides. Highly recommend this tour to all visiting Cost Rica. Hanging bridges were amazing, followed by the spectacular waterfall. Lunch was quite tasty and welcoming after the morning. The hike was strenuous but Allan was so knowledgeable about CR and the history that it was well worth it. The next day my calves were quite sore. Be warned! Highly recommend this and try to get Allen as your tour guide.
• Submitted 10 Aug 2017
This trip was fabulous.Our tour guide,Anderson, was amazing!You start the day w/ hanging bridges. Anderson had eagle eyes.He saw animals we would have never seen without his help.Then the waterfall. 500 steps down and 500 steps up. Phew!Hike around the volcano was spectacular. End in relaxing hot sp
• Submitted 05 Jul 2017
Great walking tour, rain forest was amazing as was our guide
• Submitted 10 Mar 2017
It was a real experience.! not just for the amazing views and treks The guides were extremely knowledgeable and very in tune with the activities. Provided the necessary information prior to every step of the tour and their interaction was so smooth they never appeared to be as the guides but more like a local who we encountered and was very eager to let us know about his piece of the world. This package included meals.. there is nothing to say except we promised an authentic Costa Rican Meal ... it was offered with even more we could ask.. It was sad to get to the end of the day knowing that it will take a while to get back and probabilities to get the same guides are to be slim .. BUT.. will recommend this package any time . Thanks to all who were involved in crafting this package Luis A Riera
• Submitted 05 Dec 2016
My husband and I absolutely loved everything about this tour. Every single stop was even more fun than we could have imagined. The tour guides were above and beyond and you could tell they each loved their job. The food... oh my goodness! Best meal in all of Costa Rica! Long day but well worth it.
• Submitted 20 Nov 2016
This was such a fun tour! Our tour guide, Michael was amazing and so knowledgeable of the rainforest,volcano and all animals we spotted along the way. He even brought this massive lens with him so he could easily point out all the living creatures we wouldn't have been able to spot ourselves. The lunch at the coffee farm was delicious and was the exact authentic Costa Rican experience my friend and I were looking for. This tour was almost 9 hours long and by the end we were all like family. Michael, our tour guide, even had the daunting task of communicating everything twice as majority of the group was Spanish speaking while my friend and I only spoke English. But that still didn't stop any of us from havin such a great time! I highly recommend this tour and if you get Michael as a tour guide, even better!
• Submitted 09 Jun 2016
This tour covers so many essential La Fortuna-area highlights, that you should not miss it. It is an all day tour, literally. The highlight of this activity was the guide, Hugo. He would suddenly stop the van at various locations, jump out with his spotting scope and excitedly wave for us to come out and see what he had spotted. This happened all day, and we were amazed at his ability to find these animals.Other tour groups would see us stopped on the side of the road and hurriedly pull over, knowing that Hugo had found something. Hugo also took the time to dive into topics that interested us, not a canned speech. While we were hiking the volcano, we had a question about a type of plant and he took ten minutes explaining its characteristics, etc. This guy could not be stumped! Lunch at a local farm was delicious, and we were able to walk the site with our guide and farmer and try various seeds, pods, etc. The tour ended at a thermal hot springs, and that was perfect!! The tour requires a lot of walking so bring good shoes and water. Excellent!
• Submitted 31 May 2016
A long day starting with the hanging bridges trip with amazing views of Arenal volcano to start with. Our guide had incredible knowledge- she pointed out snakes, various birds, bats, flowers the bridges were amazing to walk across- best part of the tour. Waterfall hike was a nice climb and beautiful for pics but a little short to actually take a dip volcano hike was interesting with good flowers and trees pointed out hot springs were incredible- it rained in the evening and the water was really rejuvenating topped off with sumptuous buffett.
• Submitted 22 Aug 2018
Good tour - could have been much better if it was clubbed with an actual guide! Nonetheless still a good tour to consider!
• Submitted 25 Apr 2018
Enjoyed Hanging Bridges. Saw plenty of animals, including many that we would never have spotted without the knowledgeable guide. Lunch was very good. The volcano hike was a very short walk to a lookout point to see the side of a volcano. You are not allowed to hike on the volcano, so the description of the tour should be updated to indicate you view a volcano. I believe we were supposed to do the full trail, but the guide was walking very slowly and stopped often to talk. It seemed like she did not want to do the hike.
• Submitted 22 Mar 2019
Our family went on this tour. The hanging bridges and waterfall were nice, but you could do this on your own for a much lower price. The value-add of doing the tour is to have a guide who can spot wildlife. Unfortunately, our guide was not as skilled in this. The only wildlife we saw was as a result of other guides spotting them and us 'glomming on'. We also missed a number of species that other groups saw, perhaps because our guide was on his cell phone for part of the time. He didn't really seem to want to be there. The lunch at the coffee plantation afterward was really great, though, and worth it. Overall, I would suggest doing a self-tour and saving .
• Submitted 15 Apr 2016
The van picked us up late. Then sat parked by the lake for 15 minutes waiting for something that was never explained to us. We arrived at the park and were directed to our group. The guide told us we had kept the group waiting for 40 minutes and that the group was upset with us for keeping them waiting. I explained that I had gotten up at 5:30 am showered eaten breakfast and been kept waiting. And how dare he blame me for the delay. Especially in front of the group! Then Reynoldo or Bernardo, I can't remember his name was huffy and really only addressed one of the members of our small group, a somewhat attractive woman. Other guides were talkative and helpful. He was surly unpleasant. He was more of a thug than tour guide. Grudgingly and occasionally pointing things out. Things improved slightly by the end of the day when our group grew. This after an older man was struggling with his heart since we climbed the stairs 500 meters up from the waterfall. He just kept saying ok let's get going as the man sat couldn't do much of anything.
• Submitted 13 Feb 2017

In Brief

Location:
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Country:
Costa Rica
Duration:
1 day
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Close encounter with wildlife
Family friendly
Vegetarian meal option available