Get "just close enough" to an active volcano that glows red from lava flowing down its slopes at night, and billows ash into the heavens during the day. Arenal is Costa Rica's adventure capital where you can hike, ride horses, zipline, rappel, spelunk, paddle or pedal through lush rainforest and tropical rivers and lakes before heading to the volcanically-heated hot springs to soak off your adventures. Just a couple of hours north of San Jose, Arenal is easy to include in a tour package or add on to an existing tour of Costa Rica. Below, we've selected the top ten tours in the Arenal area which can either be part of a larger packaged tour of Costa Rica, or extensions of 1/2 day to 3 full days. Contact one of our Costa Rica travel specialists for help planning your adventure to Arenal.
10 Best Arenal Costa Rica Day Trips & Tour for 2023-2024