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Rio Celeste Tour-Heliconias Hanging Bridges

Itinerary-Rio Celeste Tour-Heliconias Hanging Bridges

06:00 am: Departure from Hotel. Meet at the reception

08:30 am: Rio Celeste Tour

11:30 am: Swimming in Rio Celeste (outside of the National Park)

12:45 pm: Traditional Costa Rican Lunch

01:00 pm: Heliconias Hanging Bridges hike

03:00 pm: Souvenir shopping on the way back to the Hotel

06:00 pm: Return to the hotel

Rio Celeste and Heliconias Hanging Bridges

Join the Rio Celeste Tour, offered by Best Tours CR, hike through the lush tropical rainforest and discover the stunning Blue Waterfall. The tour can be a short 2-hour hike to the Rio Celeste Waterfall or a longer 3-hour hike to see all of the park’s main attractions, including the Mysteries of Tenorio Trail, La Laguna Azul (Blue Lagoon), Los Borbollones (Natural hot springs), and El Teñidero.

Discover the beauty of the tropical rainforest from a new perspective with Best Tours CR’s Heliconias Hanging Bridges tour. Experience the treetops and the abundance of plants growing on the trunks and branches as you walk across our 3 hanging bridges. This eco-tour is a perfect blend of hiking and relaxation in the rainforest, with the breathtaking sounds of the wilderness and the chance to spot some animals. Book your tour today and immerse yourself in the beauty of the rainforest.

Inclusions-Rio Celeste Tour-Heliconias Hanging Bridges

  • Private Tour
  • Private Transportation
  • Private Tour Guide
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Soda
  • Beer
  • Admission fees
  • Lunch
  • 30 minutes stop for souvenir shopping

Bring-Rio Celeste Tour-Heliconias Hanging Bridges

  • Passport (copies are useless)
  • Camera (waterproof case is recommended)
  • Swimming suits (to swim outside of the National Park)
  • Water shoes or sandals
  • Hiking or tennis shoes
  • Rain Jacket (most chances of rain in May – November)
  • Towel
  • Change of cloth
  • Mosquito repellent
  •  Sunscreen
  • Extra money to buy in local business
Good to know-Rio Celeste Tour-Heliconias Hanging Bridges
  • Duration: 12 hours approximately. This may vary depending on traffic and how busy the attractions are
  • Blue color best seen from December – April
  • Most chances of rain in May – November
  • Skill level: Medium – Hard
  • Suitable for kids over 5
  • Suitable for the elderly: Depending on the physical condition
  • Available every day
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Pregnancy: Not recommended
  • No wheelchair access
  • Wildlife sightings not guaranteed
  • We run our tours out in the sun and the rain!
Prices-Rio Celeste Tour-Heliconias Hanging Bridges
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  • Don’t worry about duplicate reservations because we provide Private Transportation for every one of our services.
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Frequently asked questions

The Rio Celeste Tour is located in the Tenorio Volcano National Park, district of Upala, Alajuela province. It is only 1 and 45 minutes away from La Fortuna and 1 and a half hours away from Liberia, Guanacaste

The Heliconias Hanging Bridges is located at the bottom of the Tenorio Volcano, in the Upala district, Alajuela province. Relatively close to Liberia, Guanacaste, just 1 hour and a half away


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March 23, 2022

star rating  Yeudy is AMAZING! Our tour was a personal tour and he made it extremely worthwhile. He is so… read more

March 23, 2021

star rating  Jody did an outstanding job in giving us a full day tour of the Beautiful Celeste River/ Waterfalls… read more

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February 24, 2021

star rating  Yeudy was an amazing tour guide, the best tour guide to be honest! We immediately felt like family with Yeudy, having such an amazing experience throughout Costa Rica. Yeudy was… read more

July 2, 2021


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    January 20, 2021
  • star rating  Jody was fabulous! Super knowledgeable of the area and wildlife! Very happy to have met him during our stay. He made our entire experience wonderful. We ended up using him… read more

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