Explore the amazing Tenorio Volcano National Park and the rare “Rio Celeste”, on this Blue River Hike & Rainforest Waterfall Tour. This Full-Day Trip from La Fortuna starts in the morning when you get picked up from your hotel, and then you will travel to the Northern Plains where the Tenorio Volcano is located.
Hike on Rainforest trails at the Tenorio Volcano National Park and admire its amazing blue river. On this wonderful trip, you will have the opportunity to visit the place where the water of the famous “Rio Celeste” turns from a regular clear color, into a rare-blue coloration. This river also turns into a deep blue color in some pools where the water sits, creating the beautiful blue lagoons.
Admire the rainforest vegetation of this area, and be on the look-out for the abundant wildlife species of the region, on this Blue River Hike & Rainforest Waterfall Tour you will have the chance to look for the tapir, a rare species that is commonly observed in this national park. Continue this beautiful trip to the amazing blue waterfall, where you will be able to take pictures of this rare natural attraction.
At the end of the hike, savor a delicious Costa Rican typical lunch in a local restaurant, and explore the local flavors. After lunch, you will be taken back to your hotel in the Arenal-La Fortuna area.
All participants of this Blue River Hike & Rainforest Waterfall Tour must understand that the river will have a blue coloration as long as it is not raining up on the volcano (when it rains the color of the water turns to a brown color).
The hike included on this tour is 4 hours approx. at a slow pace, but it is done on uneven terrain.