1. Costa Rica
  2. Puntarenas Province
  3. La Fortuna
  4. Playa Blanca, Costa Rica

Arenal: Children´s Rain Forest 10-Hour Hiking Tour

Product ID: 35932
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Experience the peace of a virgin rainforest on a 10-hour hiking tour of the Children´s Rain Forest of central Costa Rica, created by children to preserve the natural beauty of the wilderness zone. Explore the majestic volcanic landscape.
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
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  • Experience the peace and beauty of a virgin primary rainforest in Costa Rica's Central Highlands
  • Walk the lush La Zamia trail looking for monkeys, lizards, butterflies, and tropical birds
  • Observe secondary volcanic activity on an afternoon hike of the Catarata Velo de Novia
  • Jump into the refreshing waters of a lake, and cool down by the Velo de Novia waterfall
Full description
Take a full-day tour of the Children´s Rain Forest, the largest private reserve in Costa Rica, created by children to preserve the beauty of the natural wilderness for the children of the future.

Home to a wide variety of species, such as monkeys, birds, lizards, and snakes, the tour starts with a 07:00 departure from La Fortuna. En route, an experienced naturalist guide will explain the most important details about the wilderness zone and the history of the reserve.

Upon arrival, hike the La Zamia trail for approximately 2 hours, and experience the virgin primary rainforest in all its glory. A lunch is followed by a second, 2.5-hour hike of the Catarata Velo de Novia, where you can experience the majestic secondary volcanic activity up close.

End your hike at a beautiful lake, where you are free to jump in and take a swim in the refreshing waters.
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Naturalist guide
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Pick-up from hotels in zone 1 of Arenal

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
Know before you go
• This tour needs a minimum of 2 paying adults to operate
• Cancellations 1 day in advance (before 17:00) incur no penalty charge. Cancellations the day of the tour pay the full cost of the tour

From US$ 209.37 per person

Organized by

Jacamar Naturalist Tours

Product ID: 35932