Discover the natural treasures of the Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range, on this Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Tour. Your tour starts in the morning when you get pickup up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your Guanacaste area hotel. Then you will travel to the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, located on the Volcanic Region of Guanacaste. On the way to the volcano, you will enjoy beautiful views of farms, jungles, and local towns.
Hike on jungle trails and be on the look-out for Rainforest Animals of Costa Rica, on this Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Tour it's quite common to see monkeys, coatimundis, toucans and other creatures of the tropical jungles. Admire volcanic activity from close and safe viewing points during your hike, the Rincon de la Vieja National Park is one of the best places in Costa Rica for observation of volcanic activity, there are lots of places along the trails where fumaroles, mud pots, bubbling water, and other types of activity can be observed.
After the hike, visit the beautiful Oropendola Waterfall, located in the boundaries of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park. At this waterfall, you will have the opportunity to swim in its refreshing waters, while enjoying gorgeous views of the rainforest than surrounds this amazing natural treasure. After enjoying some time at the waterfall, you will head to the town of Liberia, where you will have lunch in a local restaurant, this will be a great opportunity for you to taste authentic Costa Rican cuisine.
After lunch, walk around the streets of Liberia and discover its beautiful Colonial Architecture, this is one of the most folkloric towns of Costa Rica where colonial buildings can still be found. During this visit to Liberia, you will have the chance to visit stores where shopping for local arts and crafts can be done. At the end of your visit to Liberia, you will be taken back to your hotel in the Guanacaste area.
All participants of this Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Tour must be in a fairly good physical condition to be able to participate, since efforts are required to get to the waterfall, and for the hike at the park (the hike in the park is 2-3 hours long, but at a slow pace to observe everything the National Park offers).