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Private Horseback Riding along the Base of the Arenal Volcano

Private Arenal Volcano Horseback Ride


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Private Horseback Riding along the Base of the Arenal Volcano

Come horseback riding in La Fortuna with us and ride across the base of the Arenal Volcano! This private Arenal, Costa Rica horseback riding experience will bring you as close as you can get to the Arenal Volcano and the unique Costa Rican wildlife in the area. You will horseback ride through creeks and through lush primary rainforest. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife such as sloths, toucans and many other types of birds! 

This is a great private horseback riding tour near La Fortuna for horse and nature lovers who want to see the real Costa Rican rainforest, especially if you are looking for what to do in La Fortuna!

As you ride your horse at the base of the Arenal Volcano, you will ride through various types of terrain including small rivers and unforgettable scenery. You will eventually reach the look-out point which is as close as you can get to the Arenal Volcano -- in fact, many years ago when the volcano was active, people could see the red lava pouring down!

On this trail, many people have seen tropical birds such as Kingfishers, Toucans, and Montezuma Oropendola, plus wildlife like monkeys and pizotes, and many interesting plants.

You will ride your horse for approximately 2 to 2.5 hours along well-groomed trails. We gauge the excursion to take about 4 hours including hotel pick up and drop-off, the safety talk, getting geared up with your helmet, getting settled in your saddle and having a snack at the look-out point.

This is one of our favorite Arenal, Costa Rica adventure tours!

INCLUDES


  • Transport; guide; nice horses; helmet; private tour

RECOMMENDED AGES


  • 8-65 YEARS

DURATION


  • 4 Hrs

WHAT TO BRING


  • Secure shoes; long pants; rain gear; camera; repellent

DEPARTS


  • Whenever you like

Minimum People


  • 2 Min
IMPORTANT NOTES

IMPORTANT NOTES


Our exclusive, PRIVATE trips include private transport to and from your hotel, you get our most-experienced, top bilingual guides to accompany you, personalized choice of food options, no sense of rushing along - you can take your time, plus you get your photos included.

Please let us know your riding abilities and weight for this Arenal activity so we can get you properly fitted for your horse and saddle for this horseback ride in Arenal. Our horses are smaller framed quarter horses and can only support riders less than 200 pounds. Normally we take some time picking up clients and you get to the stable and get your helmet and safety talk. The ride itself is about 2 hours long.

RESERVATION POLICIES

RESERVATION POLICIES


For reasons beyond our control (climate, river levels, etc.), we may change to a more-suitable tour with an equal or similar adventure-appeal or offer other tour options so you don`t miss out on a fun day in Costa Rica. We reserve the right to cancel a trip due to unfavorable conditions & will only run a tour according to our policies. Full refund is given if (on rare occasion) no tour is run. This adventure involves some inherent risk and physical exertion, so you must be in good physical condition!

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