Guided tour

San Jose: Arenal Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs Tour

San Jose: Arenal Hanging Bridges & Baldi Hot Springs Tour

From US$ 225 per person

Spend the day in the shadow of the imposing Arenal Volcano on this guided tour. Admire sprawling views of pineapple and plantation farms, walk across the jungle canopy on suspension bridges, and relax in the bubbling hot springs of Baldi.

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Duration 13 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
• Pickup is available from any hotel, AirBnB, hostel, or B&B located in San Jose downtown, Heredia downtown, and Alajuela downtown • Please be ready and waiting for pickup in your hotel lobby 5 minutes before the scheduled pickup time
Wheelchair accessible


  • Walk along the treetops and admire the luscious green landscape
  • Marvel at the imposing Arenal Volcano, believed to be dormant until 1968
  • Explore the artistic town of Sarchi and soak up its authentic charm
  • Relax in the bubbling hot springs at Baldi, heated by the volcano
  • Enjoy a delicious evening dinner overlooking the volcano
Full description
The day begins with pickup from San Jose, Alajuela, or Heredia and travels to the artistic town of Sarchi. Spend some time exploring and begin to appreciate the many arts and crafts that Costa Rica has to offer. You’ll also see the world’s largest ox cart, according the Guinness Book of World Records. Continue the tour towards La Fortuna, passing through colorful pineapple and plantain plantations, mango groves, and cattle ranches along the way. Arrive in La Fortuna and enjoy a lunch break at a cozy restaurant with magnificent views of Arenal Volcano. Learn about how the volcano was assumed to be dormant until 1968 when it experienced a major eruption. Visit the stunning Mistico Park next which boasts a dense biodiversity with luscious forests and an abundance of wildlife. Take a stroll amongst the treetops on the hanging bridges that line the jungle canopy, and admire the array of plants that surround you. Finally, it’s time to relax in the gorgeous waters of Baldi. Slide into the bubbling hot springs and unwind as the thermal waters cleanse and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. At the end of a magical day, chill out on the return journey to San Jose where a delicious dinner will be served against the backdrop of the volcano.
  • English/Spanish-speaking guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to Mistico Park and Baldi Hot Springs Resort
  • Lunch
  • Buffet dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Spa treatments
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  •  This tour is suitable for all ages
  •  Baldi Hot Springs Resort offers optional massages and special treatments that must be reserved ahead of time to ensure availability. Spa treatments are not included and are payable directly at the resort
  •  Baldi Hot Springs Resort includes 25 separate mineral water reservoirs that flow naturally from the volcano. The medicinal waters are certified by the LNA (Laboratorio Nacional de Aguas) and temperatures range from 93-152 degrees
Customer reviews

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February 19, 2021


This excursion is offered as suitable for wheelchair users. Here it was almost impossible for someone with slight mobility restrictions to complete the trail in the rainforest with the suspension bridges. Unfortunately, the description of the trip is completely misleading on this point.

November 1, 2021

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