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Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park

A Full Day Exploring the Natural Wonders of the Volcano!

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park

$115 per person

A full day tour exploring the flora, fauna and natural wonders of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. The day consists of a moderate 2-hour hike where you will see wildlife and volcanic activity, have a visit to Oropendola Waterfall where you can swim in the blue lagoon, eat a typical Costa Rican lunch, and then relax hot springs and enjoy a volcanic mud bath.

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Adults: $115

Children: Ages 5-11 $90  Ages 0-4 Free

2 Hour Hike in Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Visit to Oropendola Waterfall

View Wildlife and Local Flora

Buffet Lunch

10 Hot Spring Pools in Rio Negro

Volcanic Mud Bath

Door-to-door service: Pick-up and Drop-off at your hotel

Itinerary
Hotel Pick up

After pick up from your hotel, you will stop for coffee and/or breakfast, you will be driven (1-2 hours depending on pick up location) up to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the hike begins from the Pailas Sector.

National Park Hike

Your guide, native to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, will help to spot wildlife such as Toucans, Capuchin monkeys, Howler Monkeys, Turkeys, Coatis, and much more. You will stop to view the volcanic activity including bubbling mud pots, fumaroles, and a mini crater..

Oropendola Waterfall

After the hike, take a short walk off the beaten path to Oropendola Waterfall just outside of the park, where you can jump in and swim in the blue lagoon.

Buffet Lunch

You will then be driven back to have a plentiful full buffet lunch. There are plenty of options for dietary restrictions such as vegetarians, gluten free, and vegan. Includes a salad bar, many choices of entrees and sides, dessert bar, fresh juice, coffee and tee.

Hot Springs & Volcanic Mud Bath

After lunch you will driven to the Hot Springs. Surrounded by tropical dry forest, the Río Negro (Black River) Hot Springs feature ten pools with thermal waters heated naturally by the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.The soothing mineral waters are crystal clear and all natural, and the river flows through the pools constantly refilling them with water. Relax and enjoy luxuriating in our healing waters. You can also try our volcanic mud “bath”, where you smooth volcanic clay mud all over yourself like a spa “masque,” then after it dries, wash it off with a cool river water shower. The hot springs water will feel great afterwards!

Pick up Times

Self Drive: 8:30 am at Rincon de la Vieja National Park Entrance

Pick up times for customers that need transportation:

Hacienda Pinilla/JW Marriott: 6:00 AM (please let reception or security know we are coming to pick you up)

Langosta/Tamarindo Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AM

Conchal, Brasilito, Flamingo, Potrero Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AM

RIU Guanacaste & RIU Palace: 7:00 AM (bring copy of passport)

Playas del Coco Hotels, Condos, Houses: 7:20 AM

Playa Hermosa & Playa Panama Hotels, Condos Houses: 7:30 AM

Liberia Peri Supermarket: 7:45 AM

Andaz: 7:00 AM ($100 extra per booking, not per customer)

Dreams Las Mareas 6:30 AM ($200 extra per booking, not per customer)

  • Pick up times are an estimate.  Please be ready at the specified time but it may take us up to 20 minutes longer depending on that days pick up schedule and traffic.
Special Notes
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • 2 person minimum, if you are a single traveler, contact us to see which dates are open
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • You can rent a Go Pro from us for $40/day – option available at checkout
  • We operate this tour rain or shine!
  • In effort to eliminate single use plastic bottles on our tours, please bring a reusable water bottle.  We have large water containers to refill them. We will provide one for you if you do not have one!
Cancellation Policy
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 48 hours before start of the tour.
  • Cancellations less than 48 hours before the start of the tour will be subject to a 100% cancellation charge.  Extreme cases are taken into consideration.
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  • Departure/Return Location
    JW Marriott, All Hotels/Condos/Houses in Tamarindo, Langosta, Grande, Conchal, Flamingo
  • Departure Time
    6:00 AM - 6:30 AM (you will receive your pick up time upon booking)
  • Return Time
    5:30 PM
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable walking shoes and clothes, bathing suit, towel, sunscreen, insect repellent, change of clothes, camera, reusable water container
  • Included
    Guide
    Hotel Pick up & Drop Off
    Lunch
    Water

Tour Plan

1
Hotel Pick up
After pick up from your hotel, you will stop for coffee and/or breakfast, you will be driven (1-2 hours depending on pick up location) up to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the hike begins from the Pailas Sector.
2
National Park Hike
Your guide, native to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, will help to spot wildlife such as Toucans, Capuchin monkeys, Howler Monkeys, Turkeys, Coatis, and much more. You will stop to view the volcanic activity including bubbling mud pots, fumaroles, and a mini crater.
3
Oropendola Waterfall
After the hike, take a short walk off the beaten path to Oropendola Waterfall just outside of the park, where you can jump in and swim in the blue lagoon.  
4
Buffet Lunch
You will then be driven back to have a plentiful full buffet lunch. There are plenty of options for dietary restrictions such as vegetarians, gluten free, and vegan. Includes a salad bar, many choices of entrees and sides, dessert bar, fresh juice, coffee and tee.
5
Hot Springs & Volcanic Mud Bath
After lunch you will driven to the Hot Springs. Surrounded by tropical dry forest, the Río Negro (Black River) Hot Springs feature ten pools with thermal waters heated naturally by the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.The soothing mineral waters are crystal clear and all natural, and the river flows through the pools constantly refilling them with water. Relax and enjoy luxuriating in our healing waters. You can also try our volcanic mud “bath”, where you smooth volcanic clay mud all over yourself like a spa “masque,” then after it dries, wash it off with a cool river water shower. The hot springs water will feel great afterwards!

Tour Location

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, Guanacaste Province

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