|Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs daily Tour from Jaco & Puntarenas
In the province of Alajuela, in Costa Rica’s northwestern area, you will find a conically-shaped volcano named Arenal. Considered a young volcano, it is the most active one in the country. It has been active since 1968, and constantly ejects gases, water fumaroles and explosions with pyroclastic material emissions.
You will be able to observe how the vegetation gradually changes and find many different and colorful species of plants along the way. The rain forests of the country are home to many different species of mammals, reptiles, birds and invertebrates; not to mention the broad variety of plant life and fungi that are characteristic of this ecosystem.
Its periodic eruptions of ash and molten rock, accompanied by thundering sonic blasts, are an unforgettable experience anytime, but become extremely spectacular after dark, when the light of day has dimmed, the glowing red igneous rocks ejected with each eruption trace fiery arches in the night sky before crashing down on the steep slopes and finally extinguishing themselves
A wonderful sightseeing waits in a quaint, nearby town, where you will be able to feel the charm and peacefulness of this part of the country. La Fortuna, a small and attractive town is located in the general vicinity of San Carlos.
After this amazing experience, you will arrive at the hot springs, which are surrounded by impressive, well-manicured tropical gardens that crisscross the entire property just perfect to enjoy a delicious lunch at the restaurant. There, you will able to enjoy the striking view of Arenal Volcano, and relax for the rest of the afternoon. On a clear day it is possible to see the volcano erupting from the comfort of the spa.
With newly recharged energies, you will start the return trip to your hotel feeling relaxed and looking forward to coming back to this magical spot.
.This tour includes air conditioning transportation, a guide, entree fees to the thermal waters, also the option to choose lunch or dinner and under request lunch and dinner making this adventure unique.