Day 5: La Fortuna to Rio Celeste (approx. travel time: 2 hours / 75km)
After breakfast your shuttle transportation will depart from your hotel towards the area of Tenorio National Park and where you will find the famous Celeste River. Your guided excursion will take you directly to the national park for a nature walk till the amazing Celeste Waterfall. The magnificent turquoise blue waters together with all the nature that surrounds it make of Rio Celeste a place to admire.
Continue along a 7km trail which will take you through the forest, to various interesting places, starting with magical Rio Celeste Waterfall & the blue lagoon, followed by an observation deck which offers incredible views of the volcano and the surrounding mountains.
Next come two more unbelievable attractions: “Las Ollas” which are fumaroles filled with boiling mud and finally the “Teñideros” which is the place where the river acquires its unique colour due to a natural chemical reaction.
On the way back you will continue to walk alongside the riverbank, admiring the bubbling waters, the natural hot springs and the incredible scenery that surrounds you. The final highlight of your visit to one of the most popular attractions in Costa Rica will be a delicious hot lunch, before driving back to your hotel.Overnight in Rio Celeste. Lunch is included during the excursion.Day 6: Rio Celeste
Enjoy a Costa Rican breakfast while relaxing on a free day at this amazing boutique hotel. Enjoy their relaxing pool, book a spa treatment or massage taking advantage of your 15% discount on spa services.
Tenorio Volcano National Park is located in the northern part of Costa Rica, which forms part of the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area. The jewel of the National Park is the volcano, from which it receives its name. Overnight in Rio Celeste.