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Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano

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Costa Rica is home to one of the most studied, and most active volcanoes in the world. Its consistent rumble and bubbling makes for an exciting visit, and calls to the adventurous heart in every traveler. This extension includes a rainforest tram and canopy tour, allowing you to explore the best of what the area has to offer. Explore the wonders and beauty of this region.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Arenal Volcano
Day 2 : Rainforest Tram and Canopy
Day 3 : Return to San Jose

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Trip Type

  • Independent

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Arenal Volcano Arenal Volcano hike on Costa Rica tour Howler Monkey in the rainforest canopy Arenal Tram Lake Arenal, Costa Rica Coatimundi in the Arenal Observatory Lodge garden Arenal lava flow seen from Arenal Observatory Lodge Suspension Bridge on Canopy Tour

Day 1 Arenal Volcano

Today catch your morning or afternoon transfer from the San Jose Airport to the Arenal area. Settle in to your bungalows with a full view of the rumbling volcano!

Day 2 Rainforest Tram and Canopy

Today you enjoy a leisurely morning. Included today is a tour on a rainforest aerial tram! You will be picked up and transferred to the Sky Tram gondolas. Enjoy a slow ride up the mountainside, enjoying amazing views on the way, as well as keeping your eyes out for wildlife. You are accompanied by a bilingual guide who will point out flora and fauna in the ecosystem. At the top, enjoy magnificent views of volcanoes and Lake Arenal from the observation deck. You can spend some time exploring the top area before descending down to the base. One option is to ride back down the tram, but the more exciting option we will try is the zipline canopy tour. Enjoy a thrilling ride as you zip on cables running across two mountains all the way to the bottom!

Day 3 Return to San Jose

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy free time before catching your morning or afternoon transfer back to the San Jose Airport.

Hotel Arenal Manoa

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  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 2 Nights Accommodations
    • 2 Nights Hotel
  • 2 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service


  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights


  • $60 Meals not Included
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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
Meyer Smolen

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Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.

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