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Extreme Arenal and Cerro Chato Volcano Hike in La Fortuna

  • Satisfy an appetite for adventure in Arenal Volcano National Park 
  • A great choice for nature-lovers and fit travelers
  • Stay safe and on-track during the trek with a guide 
Extreme Arenal and Cerro Chato Volcano Hike in La Fortuna
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Extreme Arenal and Cerro Chato Volcano Hike in La Fortuna

This hike in Arenal Volcano National Park will sate your appetite for adventure. Suitable for active and fit travelers, this challenging excursion reveals the volcanic landscapes of Cerro Chato, Arenal Volcano. Trekking with a guide means you won’t worry about getting lost and you’ll have a better chance of spotting monkeys and tropical birds. Plus, you’ll end with a cocktail at some hot springs.

What to Expect

After hotel pickup in La Fortuna, you’ll travel to Arenal Volcano National Park and embark on a challenging hike to Cerro Chato and Arenal Volcano. During the trek, you’ll pass lava-carved landscapes, see some of the Arenal Hanging Bridges;,and, with luck, spot native tropical birds and monkeys.

Continue to the Arenal Observatory Lodge to learn more about the park’s geology and absorb sweeping views of the national park. After watching the sunset, travel to back by car and soak aching muscles in some nearby hot springs, where you’ll enjoy a cocktail.

The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.

Reviews (71)
1 - 5 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Day in Costa Rica!

You get so much bang for your buck with this! We were picked up via shuttle from our hotel at about 10 AM and spent the ENTIRE day out with these guys. Our guides were Marcos and Christian. They were both super awesome guides who...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing hike and hot spring adventure!!!

Nano was out guide and he was excellent!!! Incredibly knowledgeable and super friendly. We saw numerous monkeys, kodi mongas, toucans, turkeys, and spiders. The hike was a little challenging but nothing that cant be handled. Our stops along the way included a very refreshing spring/river,...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A complete tour !!

The day overall was totally satisfying and a lot of fun!! We saw loads of wildlife, butterflies, monkeys, snakes, insects, birds a variety of plants. There was a point when touching the animals became a topic, where I would definitely opinionate to not .... and...More

Thank Tiina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great hike

Daniel was our guide and he provided a fun and enjoyable walk around the volcanoes with plenty of knowledge lots of animals, plants and picturesque scenery.

1  Thank Wre2nxt
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile
Great hike, best activity we did in La Fortuna

Would highly recommend this hike. We did several different tours/activities while in La Fortuna and this was definitely the best. The hike itself is challenging, humid and you have to use ropes to climb up/down a few sections but it was well worth it and...More

2  Thank Joehuggyb
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