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Rincon de la Vieja National Park

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08:00 am: Departure from Hotel. Meet at the reception and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.

10:00 am: Rincon De La Vieja National Park Hike. Let’s hike through the Rincon De La Vieja National Parkand explore the lush tropical forest, cross crystal clear rivers, and discover the diverse wildlife of the park. Our experienced guide will lead the way and share their knowledge of the park’s history, geology, and ecology.

01:00 pm: Traditional Costa Rican lunch. After a long hike, fuel up with a delicious traditional Costa Rican lunch. Enjoy the local flavors and refreshments, and take a break before continuing the journey.

01:45 pm: Souvenir shopping on the way back to the hotel. Indulge in some souvenir shopping on the way back to the hotel. Take home a piece of Costa Rica as a reminder of your amazing adventure.

04:00 pm: Return to the hotel, tired but fulfilled after a long and exciting day. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience and book your trip to Rincon de la Vieja National Park today!

Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Rincon de la Vieja National Park is a must-see destination in Costa Rica. The park boasts beautiful hiking trails that take visitors through the lush rainforest and past the many waterfalls. The park is home to the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, which is the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can enjoy the sights of volcanic fumaroles, bubbling mud pit craters, clear water rivers, and many types of beautiful plants. The park is also home to various animal species such as jungle cats, monkeys, and agouties. If you’re staying at Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, be sure to check out Best Tours CR for the best options for things to do nearby and make the most of your visit.

Inclusions-Rincon de la Vieja National Park
  • Private Transportation
  • Private tour guide
  • Admission fee
  • 2 – 3 hours  light hike or
  • 6 – 8 tough hike
  • Visit Cangreja waterfall (long hike)
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Soda
  • Beer
  • One full traditional Costa Rican meal
  • 30 minutes stop for souvenir shopping
Bring-Rincon de la Vieja National Park
  • Passport (copies are useless)
  • Camera to take pictures (waterproof case is recommended)
  • Backpack to carry water and snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain jacket (May-November)
  • Swimming suit and towel (Long hike)
  • Hat
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra money to buy in local business
Good to know*Rincon de la Vieja National Park
  • Duration: 8 hours short hike, 12 hours long hike
  • Rainy season: May – November
  • Skill level: You decide between Medium or Hard
  • Suitable for kids over 5
  • Suitable for the elderly: Depending on the physical condition
  • Available every day but Monday
  • Pregnancy: Depending on physical condition for the short hike
  • Wheelchair access is available to get a taste of the forest
  • Wildlife sightings not guaranteed
  • We run our tours out in the sun and the rain!
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  • We made it easy to make a reservation. Just fill out the form below and submit it, and you will be directed to the buy now option.
  • We accept down payments. Just ask and we’ll email a personalized invoice.
  • The balance must be paid the day before the selected date by electronic bill emailed by us or cash at the pick-up location.
  • Don’t worry about duplicate reservations because we provide Private Transportation for every one of our services.
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Frequently asked questions-Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Rincon de la Vieja National Park is a protected area in Costa Rica located in the Guanacaste province, known for its diverse range of flora and fauna, including monkeys, jaguars, and over 400 species of birds. The park also features volcanic peaks, hot springs, and mud pots.

Yes, the Rincon de la Vieja National Park is considered a safe place to visit, with an active security presence. Visitors are advised to stick to designated trails and follow park guidelines to ensure their safety.

Testimonials

star rating  Costa Rica is beautiful just when you think a vacation to this amazing county cannot get any better you go on a tour guided by WWW tours! There are not… read more

kassjac94
February 1, 2020

star rating  We had a great private hiking experience and we would highly recommend this personalized hiking experience to others!

RaRa
January 1, 2021

star rating  We had a fantastic trip with Yeudy! We spontaneously scheduled a short outing for snorkeling and fishing and were blown away! It was fun, romantic, and just perfect… read more

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July 12, 2021

star rating  1000% worth it. Yeudy picked my wife and I up at the resort and took us on a journey to experience Costa Rica. We went to a nature area to… read more

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June 16, 2021

Testimonials

  • star rating  Yeudi was an amazing guide! My wife and I were visiting costa rica for our honeymoon and he was able to fit as much into our day as possible. He… read more

    michaelsG7687ZL
    January 29, 2020
  • star rating  Great Service, Follow through, and Follow up. – Yeudy was great to work with when we were in the Guanacaste area. WE booked 2 separate trips with him. One for my team, ATV ride, and they loved it.… read more

    bcap123
    April 14, 2022

Rincon de la Vieja National Park is a natural wonder that should not be missed when visiting Costa Rica. This 600,000-year-old volcano is the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, standing at 6,286 feet (1,916 meters) and spanning a massive nine miles (15 km) wide. Nicknamed the Colossus of Guanacaste, Rincon de la Vieja boasts nine volcanic craters and 32 rivers flowing down its sides, making it a sight to behold. The Rincon de la Vieja volcano and its dormant sister, Santa Maria volcano, are the centerpieces of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area.

The Rincon de la Vieja National Park covers 24,800 acres (14,090 hectares) and is located 15.5 miles (25 km) northeast of Liberia in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The park is split into two sections, Las Pailas and Santa María. The abundance of hiking trails is one of the main draws of the park, taking visitors through the lush rainforest and past the many waterfalls within the park. The park also features volcanic fumaroles, bubbling mud pit craters, clear water rivers, and a primary forest with exuberant trees and beautiful plants.

The park is also home to a diverse array of animal species such as jungle cats, 3 species of monkeys, agouties, and coatis. Visitors can also take a dip in the cool waters of the park’s many rivers and creeks for a refreshing experience. If you’re staying at Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, be sure to check out Best Tours CR for the best options for things to do nearby. We offer private transportation on all of our tours that will allow you to fully experience the beauty of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park and make the most of your visit. Rincon de la Vieja National Park is a must-see destination, and Best Tours CR is the best way to experience it.

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