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San José: Arenal Volcano, Waterfalls, Coffee and Hot Springs

1. San José: Arenal Volcano, Waterfalls, Coffee and Hot Springs

Start your tour in the morning when you are picked up from your hotel in the San Jose area in an air-conditioned vehicle. Travel to Arenal on an alternative route that is more scenic than the regular highway to this popular destination. On the way, stop at a plantation where you will learn about the coffee of Costa Rica. Observe the coffee plants and see the workers picking the ripe cherries during the harvest season. Learn about this important product to the local economy and taste a freshly brewed cup of some of the best coffee in the world accompanied by traditional snacks. Continue the tour at the famous La Paz Waterfall. Stop at the San Fernando Waterfall look-out point and observe many exotic birds including toucans, hummingbirds, and many other colorful tropical species. Visit the iguana’s center, a place where you will see lots of iguanas at eye level resting on the top of numerous trees. Following this, arrive at the Town of La Fortuna, and enjoy a delicious Costa Rican lunch in a restaurant located at the base of the impressive Arenal Volcano. After lunch, visit various points around the volcano to take pictures of this amazing mountain on clear days. Next, participate in an indigenous presentation performed by native people from the Maleku Tribe, and learn about the native culture of Costa Ricans. Later, travel to the beautiful Paradise Hot Springs Resort and relax for a few hours in the multiple hot springs pools surrounded by lush tropical gardens. This hot springs facility is one of the best in the Arenal area and provides the perfect environment to relax in thermal mineral water pools, jacuzzis and cascading waterfalls. After this, go to a local typical restaurant to have a delicious Costa Rican dinner before you are taken back to your hotel in the San Jose area.

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What people are saying about La Fortuna

The tour is incredible, 100% recommended. You can take some impressive photos of the Arenal volcano and the La Paz waterfall. During the trip, our guide Juan, helped us to portray several sloths and iguanas, the whole trip was very friendly and very attentive. To end the trip, they take you to relax in the hot springs, which is one of the essential activities you have to do while in Costa Rica.

Basically everything in the description. Our guides name was Juan who met all out expectations. Got home a little later than expected but if it meant more time at the hot tub, im not complaining. I did not do the zip line however some of the people we met did. Juan offered a last minute sign up offer if you change your mind.

Great trip despite the fact that we didn't see the volcano. The guide told us that 90% of the time, the volcano is hidden behind the clouds. We saw beautiful birds and iguanas and the hot springs were amazing.

Overall was a great experience and our guide, Kenneth, was very professional and attentive. Highly recommend the trip.

Good sights....Long driving although it's unavoidable.