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Rincón de la Vieja, Guanacaste

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Description:

Beyond Liberia, Capital of Guanacaste we will find the most visited National Park of Guanacaste, Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. This National Park offers the dramatic experience of an area presenting an active volcano in a relative period of calm. It measures 31,000 acres. There are two areas: Las Pilas and Santa María. There are nine cones all together and a lagoon called La Jilgueros.

It is the leading of the five volcanoes belonging to the Guanacaste Cordillera. It is composed of nine separated volcanic craters. A refuge for birds and wild life, the slopes of the volcanoes are excellent for:

Horseback ride: Ride from 1 hour to 3 days. Ride to waterfalls, in pastures or forest. Heard cattle with the real Guanacaste Sabaneros (cowboys). Visit the Old Sugar Mill, powered by an Ox Team. Live the Adventure of the Best Horseback ride in Guanacaste. Ages form 4 and up.


Waterfalls: Visit different waterfalls. Go by horse, on foot, or on a mountain bike. Depending on how much time do you want to spend, you can visit 4 different waterfalls. Duration from 1 hour up to 4 hours for 1 waterfall. Ages 4 and up.


Canopy Tour: We offer the best Canopy Tour in the area, formerly called the Kazm Canyon, now called The Canyon Tour, that included several activities like traversing, swinging, via ferrata, rock climbing, rappelling and bridges. A must do. Duration 2 hours approximately. Ages 4 and up.


Tubing: The newest adventure activity that combines white water activities in the northern Guanacaste area. Go down this magnificent creek, in a canyon that that has no resemblance in the area. Duration 2 hours approximately. Ages 6 and up.


Active Crater: Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is the closest active volcano to the Papagayo Tamarindo beach area. The last eruption was in 1992. The crater is accessible only by foot. The hike up is approximately 3 1/2 hours. You must start as early as possible, being 7 a.m. the most recommendable time to start. We offer the service of experienced local guides that will guide you. Bilingual guides are available upon request.


Las Pailas Trail: One of the most popular trails in all Guanacaste. Definitely a must see. Lots of volcanic activity waiting for you to discover it.


Hot Springs: We offer 2 options of hot springs. The first and most requested are the Volcanic Mud Baths and hot springs. You must experience the results of a treatment; the volcanic mud has exfoliating properties. You can reach this place by car or horseback.

The second option is the sulfur springs, located at the far end of Las Pailas Trail. The best word to describe the springs would be “invigorating”. The access is by foot or horse only. The durations is approximately 4 hours.


Bird watching: Rincon de la Vieja is not very famous for bird watching, but you would be impressed, because the area offers more than 250 different bird species.


Hiking: Hiking in the area is a good option. There are several trails heading to different attractions, like waterfalls, petroglyphs, rivers, jungle, etc. There are also trails with different levels of difficulty.


Our tours and transportation vehicles are fully insured, with permits of the Costar Rican Tourism Board current.

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