Rincon de La Vieja Hike-Waterfalls-Hot Springs

Rincon de La Vieja Hike-Waterfalls-Hot Springs

Visiting the Rincon de la Vieja Hike is a great choice to stay in touch with nature. This beautiful National Park is in the province of Guanacaste, and it combines different types of landscapes from volcanic fumaroles, bubbling mud pit craters, astonishing views to the volcano, clear water rivers, waterfalls, primary forest with exuberant trees and many types of beautiful plants. This is also the habitat of jungle cats, 3 species of monkeys, agouties, coatis, among other animal species.

After taking the short hike then we can cool down in the Oropendola waterfall and end the day at the volcanic hot springs
Inclusions >>>
  • Private Transportation
  • Private tour guide
  • Admission fees
  • Rincon de la Vieja National Park pass
  • Oropendola waterfall pass
  • Hot springs pass
  • 2-3 hours light hike
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Soda
  • Beer
  • One full traditional Costa Rican meal
  • 30 minutes stop for souvenir shopping
Bring >>>
  • Passport (copies are useless)
  • Camera to take pictures (waterproof case is recommended)
  • Back pack to carry water and snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water shoes or sandals
  • Rain jacket
  • Swimming suit and towel
  • Hat
  • Mosquito repellent
  •  Sun screen
  • Extra money to buy in local business
Good to know >>>

08:00 am: Departure from Hotel. Meet at the reception

10:00 am: Rincon De La Vieja Hike

01:00 pm: Visit to the Oropendola waterfall

02:00 pm: Traditional Costa Rican lunch

03:00 pm: Volcanic hot springs

04:30 pm: Shopping on the way back to the hotel

06:30 pm: Return to the hotel

Prices >>>



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Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike, Waterfalls and Hot Springs

Is Rincon de la Vieja National Park open?

Rincon de la Vieja National Park hours are Tuesday through Sunday 8 AM to 3 PM for the Las Pailas sector. Santa Maria sector is closed. The latest you can take the trail to Escondida and Cangreja waterfalls is 11:30 am

Is Rincon de la Vieja Safe?

Rincon de la Vieja is a volcano located about an hour away from Liberia in the northern portion of the Guanacaste region. Though the volcano is considered active, it is safe to visit.

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