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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner - with unbiased reviews

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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See the highlights of the Arenal area in just one day on this action-packed tour from San Jose. Visit a coffee plantation, stop at the La Paz Waterfall, dine on Costa Rican fare in a local restaurant, and go zip lining and rappelling through the rain forest and over the Arenal River. Then wrap up your day with a relaxing soak in a hot spring before returning to San Jose.
  • No hidden expenses: meals and coffee tastings are provided
  • Round-trip transfers from San Jose hotels are included
  • All entry-fees are included in the price of the tour
  • A professional, English-speaking guide will lead the way
What to Expect
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Pass By: Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica

Discover several of the beauties of Costa Rica in a single day on this Arenal Volcano Mega Combo Tour. You will be picked up in the morning from your San Jose Hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Then drive along the less-traveled “scenic route” to Arenal, with great views of volcanoes, plantations, waterfalls, jungles and local towns. En route to Arenal, stop in a coffee plantation where your guide will show you the coffee plants and will give you a briefing about coffee in Costa Rica and savor a cup of some of the best coffee in the world. Later on, you will stop at the famous La Paz Waterfall for a few minutes to take pictures; and shortly after another stop will be made at the San Fernando Waterfall look-out point, where you can take pictures of this natural wonder and admire the exotic bird’s gallery that includes several species of hummingbirds. The next stop will be at the Iguanas Center, where you will be able to see several of these rainforest animals at eye level in their natural habitat from a bridge viewing point, and you will also go to a place nearby where sloths are normally observed in the wild. Following you will savor a hearty lunch of authentic Costa Rican Cuisine in a restaurant at the base of Arenal Volcano. Then, explore the Rainforest Jungles on a two-hour zip lining adventure that includes a total of 9 cables, a 150 feet high rappel line over the Arenal River and a short indigenous tribe presentation where you will learn about the culture and traditions of the Maleku People of this region. Continue this perfect day of adventure and sightseeing by relaxing for a couple of hours at the thermal mineral waters of Paradise Hot Springs and Gardens, where you will find small pools, Jacuzzis and cascading waterfalls on larger lagoons, all surrounded by the most beautiful tropical gardens. After soaking in the hot springs, you will head back to your San Jose Hotel and will have a delicious dinner in a Costa Rican typical restaurant on route.
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Important Information
Departure Point
San José Province, San José, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (most San Jose area hotels)
  • Professional Bilingual Guide
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee Degustation
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Services not specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If the zip lining tour has to be canceled due to any reason (weather, maintenance, etc.) it would be replaced with a walk through the rainforest
  • This tour includes man-made hot springs pools, filled with natural thermal water
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is casual smart, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions
  • Drop off in the Arenal-La Fortuna centrally located hotels is available. Please note that if you choose this option, dinner will not be included in your tour because it’s done in a restaurant on the way back to San Jose. Also, there is an extra charge for drop offs with luggage, but in the case of this tour it doesn’t apply because the cost of the dinner will cover for the drop off charge. If you wish to take this option, you must let us know at the time of booking.
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Meriwynn M wrote a review Yesterday
2 contributions
We saw so much natural beauty in one day -- I just loved this tour. Our guide, Hernán Sandí, is so knowledgable about the ecology and culture of Costa Rica, and he shares this information with a clear passion for his country. We made an unexpected stop at the side of the road
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Date of experience: December 2019
Imani G. wrote a review 2 Dec
6 contributions1 helpful vote
I had so much fun on this tour! Jordan was an amazing tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and nice. This tour included a lot of fun adventures and also great food! Highly recommended. Ask for Jordan!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Julio wrote a review 1 Dec
1 contribution
Una experiencia espectacular. Yordan nuestro guia turistico muy profecional y atento recibimos un trato de primera y estuvismos muy complacido con los servicios. 100% recomendado. Y si estas pensándo y piensas el precio es mucho, yo confirmo que le sacas hasta el ultimo centavo
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Date of experience: December 2019
Drvkirar wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
The tour was awesome, our guide Alex was outstanding. His love and knowledge of Costa Rica was magnetic. The waterfall, the volcano and the spa was amazing! Thank you Alex for a great day! Pura Vida!
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Date of experience: November 2019
emilyneal25 wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
We had an awesome experience with Juan, our tour guide, he taught us so much about Costa Rica! The whole day we were saying, “Wait...there’s more?!” Because the day was jam packed with amazing activities! We loved repelling, zip lining, and spotting the three-toed sloth. so
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Date of experience: November 2019
Key Details
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Duration: 13h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
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