Blue River Hike & Rainforest Waterfall Tour
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Blue River Hike & Rainforest Waterfall Tour

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  • blue river costa rica
  • blue river hike rainforest waterfall
  • admire the amazing blue river
  • wildlife in blue river park
  • interesting nature tour from arenal
  • tenorio volcano national park
  • rainforest tour from arenal
  • blue river hike
  • hike in the rainforest
Starting at
Cost per person
Departure place
Arenal Volcano Area Hotels
Departure time
6:00 a.m. approx.
Tour Duration
9 hours approx.
Tour difficulty
Mid - High


  • Admire the amazing Blue River & the Blue Waterfall
  • Hike in Rainforest Trails at Tenorio Volcano National Park
  • Observe Wild Animals of Costa Rica
  • Learn about the lush jungle vegetation
  • Visit the place where the river turns to its rare blue coloration


  • Round trip transportation from most of the Arenal-La Fortuna area hotels
  • Bilingual guides
  • Entrance fees to Tenorio Volcano National Park
  • Lunch

Tour Description

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.  


Special Notes

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.

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