One day tours from Guanacaste: Palo Verde National Park, Rio Celeste, Adventure Combo, Barra Honda Caves, Safari Floating

 

1.Palo Verde National Park and Guaitil Pottery:


The natural hydrologic system of Palo Verde create the right conditions to produce in the zone the most important concentration of birds in the country and Central America. This is a birdwatchers paradise as well as a perfect spot to see lots of crocodiles, some monkeys, reptiles, as you cruise the Tempisque River by boat. After lunch you will pass by the famous artisan village of Guaitil and learn about the Chorotega Indians and can watch the artists as they make the pottery that heritage from their Pre Columbian ancestors.

 

Palo Verde, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

 

 

2. . Rio Celeste Rainforest Hike:


 A legend tells that after God was done panting the sky, he washed the brushes in Rio Celeste (River Light Blue). Once in the Tenorio National Park you will begin hiking through a primary forest with your naturalist guide who will tech you about the jungle and point out troops of howler monkeys prancing in the branches along with many other animals. This is truly a great tour for the active traveler who loves nature. As you descend you will get to see the spectacular Rio Celeste Waterfall with its unique blue color.

 

 

Celeste River, Alajuela, Costa Rica

 

 

3. One Day Adventure Combo Guachipelín:


It’s a Real adventure tour! All the family can enjoy of one day with Fun and Adventure, In this tour you must do a Canopy tour, but are more things than just zip lines, Imagine yourserlf doing rappelling, Rock Climbieng, tarzan Swings, Via Ferrata, Hanging Bridges, all set in the majestic canyon made by the erosion of the Blanco River during millions of years. Then you must do hiking, horseback riding to waterfalls, floating the Negro River in your own inner tube and Volcanic Mud Baths are just a few of the many activities you can experience.

 

 

Adventure Combo, Hacienda Guachipelín, Rincón de la Vieja , Costa Rica

 

 

4. Class 2 & 3 White Water Rafting & Adventure Rappel.

The Colorado River is a narrow river where you will pass through canyon walls as you experience water rapids, lush vegetation, wildlife and pristine isolation. Upon your arrival you will receive safety instructions and then board your 2 person raft. Here you will have the option of being accompanied by a guide or have them follow you closely in another raft. This is sure to be an exciting tour for the beginner or the experienced rafter. Get ready to observe herons and iguanas basking on the riverside as howler monkeys play on the tree branches above you. You can enjoy nature and wild life.
Colorado River, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

5. Safari Float Tour on Corobicí River:


On this full day trip you will enjoy adventure and learn about the animals of Costa Rica while floating down the beautiful Corobici River . This gentle float trip is safe for young and old alike while taking in the sights of birds, monkeys and other wildlife that thrive along the river's edge. The river is bordered by a tropical dry forest where you will se towering trees. You will also visit Los Pumas Rescue Center where you can see all varieties of cats that are located in Costa Rica as well as many species of birds and white face monkeys.
Corobicí River, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
6. Barra Honda Caves Hike (spelunking):

Hike in the Barra Honda National Park have main attraction is an intricately large system of limestone caverns which house a multitude of capricious forms and figures. Reef rocks constitute Barra Honda hill, of 300mts tall, which means, by old reefs that sink caused by an elevation provoked by tectonics faults 60 millions of years ago. You can enjoy of this caves and see the flora and fauna of this place, you can t see, coatis, agutis, anteaters and monkeys also point out species of tree and medical plants. These Hike takes around one hour approx and this hike is difficult, because depending on your physical fitness.

 

 

Barra Honda Caverns, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

 

 

 

7. Arenal Volcano One Day Tour:


Your vacation in Costa Rica will not be completed without visiting La Fortuna area with its active volcano and its Humid Forest, the best way to enjoy this volcano will be the hike in the Arenal Volcano national park to walk on the most resent lava flow (1992), at these place you also have the chance to see some of present activity (depending of weather conditions), plus the view from the Arenal lake, !great hike!!, fallowed by a delicious lunch at the hot springs restaurant, then time to relax your mind and body as you enjoy of these therapeutic volcanic hot water springs, surrounded by mother nature, rain forest, volcano and magnificent infrastructure of pools, waterfalls and wet bars that will make your visit to these place very pleasant. On the way back to Guanacaste the dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Tilarán Town. Hot Springs choices, Tabacón and Baldi (different rates).

 

 

Arenal Volacon, Alajuela, Costa Rica

 

 

8.Early Bird Watching Tour:


With over 850 species of birds Costa Rica is a great place for birding. With your experienced naturalist guide, you will be able to view some of the following eye-catching species; The Cattle Egret, Crested Caracara, Laughing Flacon and the Squirrel Cuckoo just to mention a few. Our experiences guides carry binoculars and field handbooks and to help you understand and learn about these magnificent birds. Witnessing these spectacular birds is optimized in the early morning or as the day cools into the evening when they are most active.
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9. Rincón de la Vieja Guided Hike:


Hiking trough the Rincon de la Vieja National Park is a great experience for the entire family. As you hike boiling hot mud springs, sulfur springs, steam vents, and fumaroles are abundant at Las Pilas inside the park, there you can find wildlife and exotic flora. Naturalist Guide and typical lunch is included.
Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, Guancaste, Costa Rica

10. Canopy Tour:


In this tour you can fell the Adventure through the tropical dry forest starts and the feel the wind in your skin while you cross the forest observing the flora and fauna and enjoy of the adventure that this tour offer.
Canopy Tour, Guancaste, Costa Rica

 11. Loras Turtle nesting at Playa Ostional


These beautiful sea turtles lay from 80 to 100 eggs each, weighing over 100 pounds and reaching over 2.5 feet long. The Lora turtle may become extinct within the next 20 years if their rate of decline is not stopped. Although chances to see these turtles are possible at any time the main season is between May - Feb with the peak in December but seeing hundreds of turtles at night is very common. Photographs are not permitted after dark so we have afternoon departures so you may view the turtles at sunset as well as night time.

 

Lora Turtle nesting at Ostional, Beach, Guancaste, Costa Rica

 

 

12. Miravalles Volcano Combo Tour:


You will be transfer to the Guanacaste mountain range whrere you will see majestic views of the Miravalles volcano. This colossus is one of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica; its main activity is compound of gas emanations and geysers which are used by the government in a geothermal project to produce electricity. Then, you will continue the trip with a visit to "Las Hornillas", a place situated at the foot of the volcano, where you can find some geysers all over the project. At this place you will be able to horseback ride through the forest and hike about 40 minutes to observe several waterfalls and some animals and plants. After the hike you will relax covered by volcanic mud and enjoy the natural hot springs that emerges from the volcano getting a beauty treatment from Mother Nature. Finally, you will enjoy  a delicious lunch to get back to the hotel.

 

 

Miravalles Volcano, Guancaste, Costa Rica