From Playa Tamarindo, Playa Flamingo, and the Papagayo area, it takes approximately a 1 hour and 45-minute drive to reach Rincón de la Vieja National Park.
It is an intermediate-level walk of approximately 2 hours, suitable for most. You will be in a transition forest where you can watch birds, coatis, and 3 types of monkeys including the spider monkey. You will observe a lot of volcanic activity such as fumaroles, lagoons, volcanic mud smelling the sulfur in the air.
Rincon de la Vieja is the largest volcano in Guanacaste at 1916 meters high and 15 kms – 9.32 miles – wide. This giant is known as THE COLOSSUS OF GUANACASTE from which approximately 32 rivers flow. The volcano is around 600,000 years old.
To regain your energy after the walk, and having taken beautiful photos; a delicious Costa Rican lunch will be waiting for us in the city of Liberia where you will have time to walk around on the so-called White City to do some coffee and souvenirs shopping.
Departure time: 8:00 am.
You must bring:
Tennis shoes, comfortable clothes, camera, sunblock lotion, and a photo of your passport.
Minimum 4 people necessary
Price: $125 per person