This rigorous but spectacular hike will give you the opportunity to appreciate Rincon de la Vieja’s geothermal wonders. Experience the different types of vegetation in the area and admire the age-old trees that protect the largest population of the Guaria Morada (Guarianthe skinneri) Orchid, Costa Rica’s national flower.
This National Park was created to protect the biodiversity around Rincon de la Vieja Volcano area. It extends over 14083 hectares of semi-deciduous forest and very moist forest and includes a barren rocky terrain at altitudes that range from 1950 feet to 5748 feet above sea level on the Caribbean and Pacific sides of the Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range. Fumaroles, hot mud pools and the eerie steam holes of Las Pailas create an amazing landscape. We will take you in the 2 and a half hours trail, located inside the park where you’ll enjoy and learn about this ACTIVE live, volcanic activity is guaranteed such as Steams and mud pools including in the trail.
Duration: Full day.
Includes: Air-conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee, and lunch.
Remarks: Waiver is required. The park is closed on Mondays.