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Mountain Biking Lake Arenal Rugged Trail with River Crossing provided by Desafio Adventure Company

Mountain Biking Lake Arenal Rugged Trail with River Crossing

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Overview
Experience what's considered the best route to mountain bike in Costa Rica. Start your unforgettable voyage in our NEW Pedal & Paddle Adventure Store in the small town of Foforos on Lake Arenal.  Get great views of the breathtaking Arenal Volcano as you pass rainforest, rural farmlands, and wildlife while biking along the largest Lake in Costa Rica, Lake Arenal. Bike on a gravel road that stretches 24 km in total. An excellent opportunity to challenge your limits by crossing the Caño Negro River and different streams towards Rio Chiquito,  you'll be surprised by the beautiful landscapes. There will always be a support vehicle nearby giving you farther assistants throughout this amazing outdoor activity. Make this dirt road mountain biking trail a perfect sport for people of all ages and all skill levels including athletic backgrounds. We accommodate our tour according to your ability and climate conditions.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Desafio Adventure Company
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Lake Arenal
    Arenal Volcano National Park
  • You'll end at
    Desafio Adventure Company
    1 Kilometer South of the Redondel Río Fortuna - El Salto, Alajuela Province, La Fortuna, 21010, Costa Rica
    100 Meters West of the Central Park
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Departure Point
Desafio Adventure Company, 1 Kilometer South of the Redondel Río Fortuna - El Salto, Alajuela Province, La Fortuna, 21010, Costa Rica
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Tropical Fruits
  • Bottled water
  • Beer
  • Use of bicycle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Picnic Lunch
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Diana wrote a review Jan 2020
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Rolling hills, farmland, epic views of Arenal!? Amazing!! I’ve been here in La Fortuna for 3 weeks and this is probably the best thing I’ve done so far. This company Desafío also has amazing mountain bikes in great shape that make going uphill smooth like butter. Santos, our
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DesafioAdventures, Marketing at Mountain Biking Lake Arenal Rugged Trail with River Crossing
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Hi! Love your comments. We are glad that you enjoy your experience of mountain bike with us. Please come back soon and try another adventure like Rafting. Thank you so much! Pura Vida.
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Con wrote a review Jan 2020
Boston, Massachusetts30 contributions5 helpful votes
Awesome! We felt like we got a great workout (but could easily be modified to suit any biking ability) and really loved the views. Our guide was fantastic and pointed out different wildlife along the way. Water bottles were provided, and we even got the option to swim in Arenal
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DesafioAdventures, Marketing at Mountain Biking Lake Arenal Rugged Trail with River Crossing
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Hi Peter. We are happy that you had a great time with us. Please come back soon and try another adventure like Gravity Falls or kayak in Lake Arenal. Pura Vida!
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Stephen D wrote a review Dec 2019
Vancouver, Canada74 contributions59 helpful votes
We did the new mountain bike trail 22km around Lake Aernal plenty of challenging terrain, this in not a moderate bike ride. We were the first group to complete the entire 22km. the views of the lake and volcano are beautiful, well worth the effort.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Desafio Adventure Company
andrewlP5570UB
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It was a great experience
The food we learned to cook was easy and delicious. We had a fun time and Kat did a wonderful job and was very pati
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Flitz8
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Van, boat, van
Booked the van, boat, van from Arenal to Monteverde, professional service, stopped for break toilet on way
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princessamelia33
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Marvelous
Amazing! Exciting! More than expected! We did the river Combo Tour that included the hike to the falls and on the h
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katrinajuliafit
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Incredible Adventure with Canyoning Lost Canyon
This will take your breathaway with each and every step of the adventure. The guides I had - Ronny, Joshua, Gustavo
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782zaynea
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You won’t be disappointed
Extremely fun tour, we had a great time and felt safe the whole time and the guys made sure of it. The guides were
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Sebastian R
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Just like being a kid again!!
It was like going back to being a child. WOW what a tour, you rappel down waterfalls, you walk among a river, jump
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RNluv2trvl
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What a Thrilling experience!
This was such an awesome adventure! This is now my second time doing this Canyoning excursion and it was my husband
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SBaumruk
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Loved our white water rafting experience!
My husband and I had SO much fun on our white water rafting trip! We had never done it before, so were a little ap
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Rick_and_Iris
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Birds by Lake Arenal
Our guide, Francisco, took us on a walk along a path near the lake, pointing out various different birds along the
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canadianfamily2017
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Fun times in the canyon
Two Canadian families with teenagers went rappelling in the Lost Canyon for the day, in mid March 2020. The staff w
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DianeTK
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Fun trip for all skill levels
Terrific trip with wonderful guide who kept the trip exciting and informative. All of the logistics ran smoothly an
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MoGuerrero
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Osvaldo was amazing for this combination tour!
Osvaldo was extremely knowledgeable, patient and went above and beyond, making sure we saw things we wanted to see.
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179timothyo
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Great time, a lot of fun!!!!
A great and organized white water rafting trip . Good rapids and we had an excellent guide (Oscar). Nice views f
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E8016WTdawnb
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Excellent Tours!
Recently did the La Fortuna waterfall tour and the sloth tour with Desafio and both were excellent! Our guide, Fran
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BackinBracknell
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Arenal to Monteverde bus-boat-bus transfer
Efficient transport to get you across Lake Arenal. We got picked up at the scheduled time and door-to-door from the
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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