Arenal Volcano National Park
Arenal Volcano National Park is located in the heart of Costa Rica, and it is home to one of the most active volcanoes in the world. In its more than 60,000 ha, you are able to walk through the wet forest, cloud forest and rain forest, houses half the birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals that have been identified in Costa Rica. In addition, in Arenal Volcano National Park, there are many activities that you do as if you tours to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, El Venado caves, bird watching, horseback riding through the rain forest, mountain biking, swimming can in the thermal waters of the Tabacon River, hiking, rainbow bass fishing and windsurfing at the Arenal Lagoon.
After a trip beautiful city like San Ramon, San Isidro and La Tigra, you will arrive at the town of La Fortuna. Only upon arrival, you will see the Great Colossus before your eyes.
The Arenal Volcano offers two spectacular views. During the day you can the majestic peak, the perfect cone that rises more than 1,600 meters above sea level. Lengthy smoke curtains come from its crater at the top of the mountain, trying to come to earth with the infinite blue of the sky. In the evening the Arenal offers a synchronization of sound and light. It is a stunning exhibition or fireworks, red lava flows and incandescent rocks from the inner parts of the volcano. Vibrating loud explosions and eruptions accompany all the sights. You will be impressed with just as much beauty!
The same volcano gives birth to the boiling waters of the Tabacon River. Down stream, you will be immersed in the situation, in the electricity, heat, steam and precious minerals that brings to come from the center of the earth. This is a relaxing therapeutic experience to renew your body and mind. In the skirts of the volcano Arenal, we find the beautiful Arenal Lagoon. At 87 kilometers in length, this body of water allows for the development of several water sports activities. With winds reaching 72 kilometers per hour, the Arenal Lagoon one of the best places in the world for windsurfing. It is also an ideal place for sport fishing, kayaking, or just for a peaceful boat ride near the great volcano.
But this is not the end of the adventure... around the volcano, you can simply discover a short walk many other treasures. You can walk into the heart of the planet, and discover the long and deep system of El Venado Caverns. Put a saddle on a horse and start riding with a scorched hill sides should begin as soon as possible, a sound to break the silence in the nearby forest, a group of monkeys playing in the canopy drag. As we go, you are in awe, as the valley, once burned by the lava, now seems fascinating look with shades of green.
You can also live the experience of walking through the rain forest to observe the flora and fauna that are unique in the world, and at the end of the tour, you can in the cold waters of La Fortuna waterfall dive and swim in its refreshing natural pool.
From La Fortuna, you can take a journey that will take you to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge. With over 9,900 Ha, there are few more sites in the world that can offer such a great natural view as Cano Negro. During the rainy season between October and April extensive swamps and wetlands 800 Ha reached a natural haven for thousands of migratory birds that will find a place to rest Cano Negro Lagoon.
This is a journey that you will not miss a bird watching lovers, and if not, you will be equally amazed by the biodiversity of this natural paradise. There are many styles that harmoniously coexist in this place, some are: Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), Roseate Spoonbill (Ajaia ajaia), white ibis (Eudocimus albus), Northern Jacana (Jacana spinosa), Neotropical Cormorants (Phalacroacarax olivaceus) and Nicaraguan grackle (Quiscalus nicaraguensis). Between September and March, the fishing season starts on Frio River. This is a paradise for anglers who the giant tarpon, which can weigh more than 90 kilograms, and catch the slippery Snook.
Lomas del Volcan
Montana de Fuego
Arenal Country Inn
Cano Negro Lodge
Most Popular Tours
Arenal Volcano Tours
Cano Negro Widlife Refuge Tour
Arenal Lake Fishing
Arenal Boat Ride
La Fortuna Waterfall Horsebak Riding
Volcano Mountain Bike
Tabacon Hot Springs
Penas Blancas River Safari Float
ATV Adventure Tour
Read more: Biodiversity in Costa Rica