Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal), Arenal Volcano National Park

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Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal) attracts nature lovers and adventurers with its lush scenery and wide range of outdoor activities. Hike through the jungle and on a lava flow trail, across hanging bridges and up the slope of the dormant volcano. The first recorded eruption occurred in 1968, when lava and ashes destroyed three little towns on its west side. The last explosion happened at the end of 2010. In the absence of spewing lava, get your adrenaline pumping with some waterfall rappelling or ziplining. See Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal) and all La Fortuna de San Carlos has to offer by arranging your trip with our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip planning app .
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  • Let's face it, EVERYTHING around the Volcano costs money, even simple hiking trails have an entrance fee, waterfalls likewise, not even speaking about many hot springs. So do yourself a favour and inv...  more »
  • I recommend go to the mirador del Silencio and perform the trails. Bring water. Hiking is very easy (one hour) and beautiful views. Guide is not needed
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  • We stayed at the foot of Arenal Volcano and marveled this fog-covered giant. In rainy days the mist and fog were too thick to see it. The of the rainforest smell is fresh and intoxicating. Just steps ...  more »

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