Rincón de la Vieja: One-Day Nature Tour
- Duration: 5 hours
Experience the natural beauty of Costa Rica on a one-day nature tour in Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Hike the Las Pailas Trail in the park to discover the raw nature and amazing wildlife. With a bilingual naturalist guide, walk the 3.5-kilometer, circular path through the tropical forest to enjoy the best views of the volcano. Walk to the mirador to see the Rincón de la Vieja and Santa María Volcanoes, and beyond to the Pacific Ocean. Trek to a stunning waterfall that descends into a beautiful sky-blue pool. Stop here for a cooling swim, or to enjoy the lovely surroundings. Afterwards, rejuvenate yourself in the Rio Negro Hot Springs and Mud Baths. Smother your skin in heated volcanic clay, then wash it off in the cold river before jumping back in the hot pools. End your tour with a delicious buffet lunch at La Hacienda Restaurant.
On this tour you will discover Santa Rosa National Park, the last extension of the California Dessert and the last protected Dry Forest on earth. The tour will visit La Casona, a place full of culture and history. It was here that the first war against the invasion of William Walker took place. If you want to learn about the culture and history of Costa Rica and Guanacaste, this tour is the perfect choice. You will also visit Liberia, known as the white city, built in the last century. Your tour guide will show you all the most interesting aspects of the city. You will stop at different gift and souvenir shops along the way and you can also purchase the best coffee in town to take back home.
Costa Rica is a colorful country, especially when surrounding its birds. With over 900 species of birds, Costa Rica is one of the world’s top destinations for birding. Throughout this private tour, you will explore the Rincon de la Vieja National Park to find bird species with the company of an experienced bilingual guide. The Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is replete with bird watching opportunities due to its diverse ecosystems. Over 300 different species have been identified in the area, including the spectacled owl, the curassow, and the Montezuma oropendola. In the ecosystem fly colorful, sonorous, intrepid birds, who are the owners of this exceptional environment. The dry forest is full of wildlife and unique species, making it the perfect place to enjoy wildlife and bird watching. A the conclusion of your experience, you will be returned to your tour starting point.
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