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Arenal Volcano Tour, Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano eruption  More than seven thousands of years ago a very great active volcano has emerged into the very lush tropical rainforest of Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano restarted at 1968 after an inactive stage, and keeps continuous great volcanic eruption activity since that. Now this enables its appreciation while doing hike tour in a place fully surrounded by rainforest, wildlife included, and natural wonders at its laps. Of course, this provides a really mystical nature experience for Costa Rica vacation tourists.


Tour at Arenal Volcano

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Location: La Fortuna, San Carlos. Costa Rica.
Departure schedule: 8:00 am & 3:00 pm (diurnal hike).
Duration: 3 h diurnal hike.
Includes: Transportation, capes, bilingual guide and drinks (diurnal). || Also you can see these related volcano pages.
Recommendations: Light clothing, bug repellent, binoculars, camera with zoom (and a tripod for better quality).
Tour Reservation: Reserve here.
* Arenal Volcano visibility is subject to suitable weather conditions.
* Arenal Volcano activity appreciation is possible with properly safety guidelines applied by tour operator guides and Arenal Volcano National Park authorities, so follow it carefully.


Arenal Volcano at the National Park. Arenal Volcano National Park trail of volcanic sand. Following the National Park trail. Some rainforest is traversed while in this tour. Red heated at first, cold and dark now: Volcanic rocks of a lava flow. The trail traverses an Arenal Volcano lava flow full of volcanic rocks. It is possible to get the Lake Arenal overlooked from this volcanic rocks hill. From this hill Lake Arenal can be appreciated ... ... As well as Arenal Volcano. In this tour you can understand how Arenal Volcano has thrown some cubic km of rocks. ... And how vegetation recovers territory lost by effects of volcanic eruptions. Indeed, after some years, there are some trees growing up into the volcanic rocks and plants. Taking a great Arenal Volcano picture with smoking volcanic rocks rolling down! Arenal Volcano spectacular nocturnal lava flow at the tour (10/09/2008 06:40:43 pm).
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Arenal Volcano Hike Tour
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 The tour starts with a van trip to the trails at the western side of the Arenal Volcano, where can be made a hike through the rainforest, giving the chance for appreciating the exuberant flora and fauna. Throughout this exciting activity it can be reminded of the power of nature each time you see the many manifestations of the activity of this volcano. Depending on the volcano activity, the best possible view point is visited, close enough so that you can enjoy the natural show, but always at a safe distance. That place also allows you to observe the blue beauty of Lake Arenal.

 Throughout the tour, bilingual guides provides information about the history of Arenal Volcano, its recent volcanic eruption activity and interesting facts of this worthy member of the group of the most active volcanoes in the world.



Splendid flora at Arenal Volcano National ParkSplendid flora at Arenal Volcano National ParkAs a bonus, the tropical rainforest surroundings provides the chance for great flora and fauna sighting and specially bird watching. You can observe big variety of birds, some others fauna possibilities like howler monkeys or the coati and the lushness of the vegetation. All of this blended with the overall sound ambient of the birds, insects, frogs and occasionally the active volcano rumbling.






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