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Half-Day Hike to Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica


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Hike around the base of Costa Rica?s famously active Arenal Volcano on a beautiful and thrilling half-day tour. Take in an up-close perspective of the majestic crater on a moderately challenging hike that leads through the lush rainforest, open meadows, and volcanic lava fields. Learn about the natural and geologic history of the area from your expert guide and enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off from Arenal.


  • Hike around Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica
  • Learn about the Costa Rican landscape from your bilingual guide
  • Enjoy stunning views of the active volcano and the surrounding tropical landscapes
  • Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Arenal Volcano One of the most active volcanoes in the Western Hemisphere, Arenal Volcano is one of Costa Rica?s crowning natural attractions. Your half-day volcanic adventure begins with morning pickup from your Arenal hotel and a short, scenic drive to Arenal Volcano National Park.

Follow your naturalist guide along a gorgeous network of trails that wind around the base of the volcano while learning about the area?s fascinating geologic history. Take in spectacular views of the crater, which rises 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) above sea level and regularly emits puffs of smoke and streams of glowing lava.

The moderately challenging hike leads you through thick patches of rainforest and across hardened lava fields from the volcano?s previous eruptions. At the end of your expedition, relax on the return drive to Arenal, where you?ll be dropped off back at your hotel in the early afternoon.

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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance fees
  • English- and Spanish-speaking guide


  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Important: Tour departs from Arenal hotels only

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Cancellation Policy

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Departure point

Tour departs from most Arenal hotels

Departure time



4 hours (approx.)

Return details

Returns to original departure point

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