Horseback Riding To The Arenal Volcano (La Fortuna/Arenal)


We currently have discounts for this tour!


Operated by Desafio Adventure Company

December 15th 2016 – December 15th 2017:

TOUR OPERATOR’S TOUR PRICE PER ADULT: $73.00
PURA VIDA! EH? TOUR DISCOUNT PER ADULT: $5.00
TOUR PRICE PER ADULT TO PAY TO THE TOUR OPERATOR: $68.00

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Discount disclaimer: In order for a Pura Vida! eh? discount to be valid, a complete tour reservation form must be submitted via our website and accepted by our team. In addition, travellers must follow the steps/requirements outlined on our “How Pura Vida! eh? Works” page. Please note that Pura Vida! eh? discounts are: a) not valid for preexisting reservations already placed through other companies or tour operators,  b) only valid for the specific day requested on the tour reservation form, and c) may only be claimed by the individual whose name appears on the tour reservation form. Tour reservation change requests may be made by travellers, but such requests are subject to approval by our team; unapproved tour reservation changes may result in a change or loss of the discount amount awarded. Tour reservation cancellations and no-shows will result in a loss of the discount amount awarded. All prices on our website including Pura Vida! eh? discounts are listed in the currency of US dollars, however at the tour operator’s discretion, tour payment may be collected in the currency of either US dollars or Costa Rican colones. For more information, please see our “Frequently Asked Questions” page.

ABOUT THE TOUR

Tour departure/return location: La Fortuna/Arenal

Tour times: 8:00am, 1:30pm

Tour duration: Approximately 4 hours

Tour includes: Horseback riding tour, guide, and round-trip transportation to/from La Fortuna hotels (hotels that fall outside of the regular transportation zone may have an additional fee; leave us a comment at the bottom of this page if you wish us to confirm the transportation amount that would apply to/from your specific hotel)

Tour operator’s description: Come horseback riding in La Fortuna with us and ride across the base of the Arenal Volcano! This Arenal, Costa Rica horseback riding experience will bring you as close as you can get to the Arenal Volcano and the unique Costa Rican wildlife in the area. You will horseback ride through creeks and through lush primary rainforest. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife such as sloths, toucans and many other types of birds! This is a great horseback riding tour near La Fortuna for horse and nature lovers who want to see the real Costa Rican rainforest, especially if you are looking for what to do in La Fortuna! As you ride your horse at the base of the Arenal Volcano, you will ride through various types of terrain including small rivers and unforgettable scenery. You will eventually reach the look-out point which is as close as you can get to the Arenal Volcano — in fact, many years ago when the volcano was active, people could see the red lava pouring down! On this trail, many people have seen tropical birds such as Kingfishers, Toucans, and Montezuma Oropendola, plus wildlife like monkeys and pizotes, and many interesting plants. You will ride your horse for approximately 2 to 2.5 hours along well-groomed trails. We gauge the excursion to take about 4 hours including hotel pick up and drop-off, the safety talk, getting geared up with your helmet, getting settled in your saddle and having a snack at the look-out point.

Additional details

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run. Please contact us to inquire about tour availability if your travel group is comprised of less than the tour operator’s required minimum number of participants.

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM AGE/WEIGHT/HEIGHT/OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Children must be at least 8 years old to participate.
  • Individuals must weight less than 200lbs to participate.

WHAT TO BRING FOR TOUR PARTICIPATION

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Comfortable tennis shoes or walking shoes (flip flops are not recommended)
  • Light rain jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent

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