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Arenal Day Tours

Absolute Experts Costa Rica offers incomparable private day tours at the Arenal Volcano. Bringing you together with the culture, nature and the area’s best tour guides, enjoy a unique travel experience, even if you can only join us for the day. To reserve any of the private day tour below, please send an e-mail to: Nicole@AbsoluteExpertsCR.com or give us a call in Costa Rica at (506) 8608-5830.

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Homestyle Costa Rican Cooking Class

With your private group, prepare a traditional Costa Rican meal from start to finish with the help of local women. This fun dinner option is an entertaining way to educate yourself about the exotic ingredients locals use to flavor their savory meals. Plenty of appetizers known as “bocas”, entrées and a delicious coconut dessert for your enjoyment are included. Transportation from most Arenal hotels is also included. Cost: $250 for up to 4 dinner guests, departs La Fortuna at 2pm.

Private Early Morning Arenal Volcano Nature Exploration

With a local naturalist expert with over 20 years of experience, explore some the 500 plus acre Silencio Reserve at the base of the Arenal Volcano. This amazing and educational tour not only focuses on the exceptional flora and fauna of the region but the history of one of the world’s most famous volcanoes. Private transportation from most Arenal hotels, park entrance fees, expert local guide & breakfast snacks included. Cost: $350 for up to 4 hikers, departs La Fortuna at 5:30am.

Arenal Hiking Day

Learn about the history of the majestic Arenal Volcano while hiking up its neighbor, the extinct Cerro Chato Volcano. On the Extreme Cerro Chato portion of the hike, you will arrive to a crater lake and have time to take a dip. Continue hiking down the east face of the volcano to visit the over 300 foot Fortuna waterfall. The last stop on the tour is El Salto Swimming Hole where you can try your skills on the Tarzan swing! Private transportation from most Arenal hotels, park entrance fees, expert local guide & gourmet picnic lunch included. Cost: $350 for up to 4 hikers, departs La Fortuna at 7am.

Conquer Arenal

In May of 2011, the Arenal Volcano known as one of the World’s top 10 most active volcanoes in the world had abruptly gone dormant. Geologists have confirmed that Arenal has gone into a dormant phase that will most likely last about 2500 years. Be one of very few people to trek to the top of the Arenal Volcano. This very difficult 18-hour journey is a chance of a lifetime for the serious hiker. Expert local guides, breakfast & lunch will be provided. Cost: $750 for up to 4 hikers, departs La Fortuna at 3am.