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Hike in Rio Celeste, lunch a swimming time

Rated 4.75 out of 5 from 48 reviews.La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Experience hosted by Hector

8 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, transport
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will all meet at Rainforest cafe in La Fortuna or we will pick you up at your Airbnb if it is near the town. Then we will travel to Tenorio Volcano National Park for 1 hour and 15 minutes through beautiful areas of vegetable and fruit crops as well as livestock and forest. Already arriving there, we include the entrance to Tenorio Volcano Park.
There we will make a walk of around 3 hours inside the forest of the park to see the celestial river, the waterfall, the "blue river" born place and the thermal bubbling. (It is not allowed to bathe in the river) but then we will have time for that in another place.
After this journey we will go to see the "Tree of Peace"; a giant ceiba that is considered one of the highest and oldest in the country.
Later we move to a local restaurant to have a delicious typical or vegetarian dish, after finishing we will go through the gardens behind it, until we reach the Celeste River again; here if you can take a dip in the pools of the river.
After this refreshing bath, we will return to La Fortuna.
We will all meet at Rainforest cafe in La Fortuna or we will pick you up at your Airbnb if it is near the town. Then we will travel to Tenorio Volcano National Park for 1 hour and 15 minutes through beautiful areas of vegetable and fruit crops as well as livestock and forest. Already arriving there, we include the entrance to Tenorio Volcano Park.
There we will make a walk of around 3 hours inside the forest of the park to see the celestial…

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What's included

  • Food
    Typical lunch of local food. Vegetarian options too.
  • Drinks
    2 bottles of bottled water per person and natural refreshment with lunch.
  • Tickets
    Entrance to the Tenorio Volcano National Park and the Finca Don Alexis recr...
  • Transport
    Minibus with air conditioning.
From ₹5,797
/ person
Thu, 29 Oct
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$79 per person, previously ₹5,797
$79 per person, previously ₹5,797
Fri, 30 Oct
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$79 per person, previously ₹5,797
$79 per person, previously ₹5,797
Sat, 31 Oct
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$79 per person, previously ₹5,797
$79 per person, previously ₹5,797

Meet your host, Hector

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 48 Reviews
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I have worked in tourism for 26 years and I consider myself an excellent connoisseur of accommodations, routes, activities and excursions to do in La Fortuna. I have always tried to help travelers feel at home when they are in this city and I am interested that everyone will have a great experience in Costa Rica.
I also have co-host friends who help me in the adventure in Rio Celeste and we all love nature and share our trips with tourists. They are Arturo, Ricardo and Kenya who are certified adventure guides and naturalists. They have more than 3 years of experience in this journey.
For us, the security of everyone and the enjoyment of everbody is essential. Being in the forest is our daily concern.
We all enjoy every moment and we see ourselves reflected in those who accompany us.
I have worked in tourism for 26 years and I consider myself an excellent connoisseur of accommodations, routes, activities and excursions to do in La Fortuna. I have always tried to help travelers feel at home when they are in this city and I am interested that everyone will have a great experience in Costa Rica.
I also have co-host friends who help me in the adventure in Rio Celeste and we all love nature and share our trips with tourists. They are Arturo, Ricardo and Kenya who are certifi…
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Where you'll be

We will visit the Tenorio Volcano to admire the Celeste River with its impressive waterfall, its teñideros and the thermal bubbling.
We then go on our way to see the great Tree of La Paz, and later we will taste a typical lunch or vegetarian at a restaurant in the area. We will also walk through its gardens until we reach the Celeste River again and here we can swim for a while to refresh ourselves before returning to La Fortuna.

Rated 4.75 out of 5 from 48 reviews.

Daniel
March 2020
Did this trip today. Had an amazing time with amazing views. Seen wildlife to include white faced monkeys, snakes, something of the racoon family and caterpillars. Easy to moderate hike, a delicious authentic light lunch and a refreshing swim in metallic blue green water. What could be better
Did this trip today. Had an amazing time with amazing views. Seen wildlife to include white faced monkeys, snakes, something of the racoon family and caterpillars. Easy to moder…
Signe
March 2020
We saw very special places, especially the swimming spot. We had it all to ourselves and it was an amazing end to the day. Our guide was Arturo and he was wonderful. Very warm and engaging.
Jacqueline
March 2020
Alturo was soooo great! My sister and I really had an amazing time hiking the Rio Cleste and Alturo pointed out many plants and animals that we would have never even noticed and the people on the trip were super down to earth from all over the world and we really enjoyed everyones company. The trip ended with a nice lunch and a wonderful swim at a family friends private property that we would have never had the opportunity to go to had we not been part of this group. They are very professional and clearly love what they do. We really appreciate you and your team offering this to us! I love the Pura Vida lifestyle!!
Alturo was soooo great! My sister and I really had an amazing time hiking the Rio Cleste and Alturo pointed out many plants and animals that we would have never even noticed and t…
Kathy
March 2020
Rio Celeste is as beautiful as the pictures. Loved every moment of it. Our guide Arturro was awesome. He provided a lot of information about the forest from vegetation to insects and animals to the springs and water. He was patient, helpful and his English pretty good. If you can't walk long distances or do stairs this trip may not be what you are looking for. If you are in ok shape, this place is awesome
Rio Celeste is as beautiful as the pictures. Loved every moment of it. Our guide Arturro was awesome. He provided a lot of information about the forest from vegetation to insect…
Anja
March 2020
Unser heutiger Tourguide und Fahrer war David. Ich war sehr zufrieden. Er hat die Gruppe sehr gut geführt. Kann ich nur empfehlen
Tyler
March 2020
Great experience! Unfortunately it rained that morning and we were unable to see the deep blue rio Celeste waters, but David still was a great tour guide and we made the best of the experience!

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  • Thu, 29 Oct
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Fri, 30 Oct
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Sat, 31 Oct
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Sun, 1 Nov
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Mon, 2 Nov
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Tue, 3 Nov
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Wed, 4 Nov
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797
  • Thu, 5 Nov
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    $79 per person, previously ₹5,797

Activity advisory

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Please note that outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

You must have a certain physical condition to perform a walk of several hours. Wear appropriate shoes and a bathing suit, plus a backpack with extra clothes, a raincoat and if you want some cookies.

What to bring

Hiking or sport shoes

Insect repellent