Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Volcano Hike

9 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket


This tour includes 3 different activities: The Volcano hike, La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Hanging Bridges. You will enjoy a secondary forest right in the base of the Arenal Volcano and a primary rainforest with great biodiversity in the hanging bridges, among this forest you will find yourself arriving at 15 different bridges in a variety of levels from the ground which will help you cross the area. Then,  La Fortuna Waterfall, you will go to the base where you can enjoy its water by swimming in its natural pool. Please note there are are 500 steps to descend and the same number to return to the car. Remember to bring towel and bathing suit.


  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - La Fortuna Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Entry/Admission - Arenal 1968 Volcano View & Trails

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Arenal 1968 Volcano View & Trails, 1.5 km al Sur de la interseccion hacia El Castillo, La Fortuna, San Carlos, Alajuela, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica

The tour starts with a hotel pickup followed by a 30-minute drive to the 1968 Arenal Volcano Park, where you will start your activity, a 2.5-hour hike to the base of Arenal Volcano. The hike is fairly easy and most of it is over flat ground. The goal is to arrive at a Dry lava field from 1968 eruption (this part of the trail is rocky), see it, talk about it and give you all the history about the Arenal Volcano.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 106-4417 Costa Rica

Afterwards, you will be driven for another 30 minutes to reach La Fortuna Waterfall. The hike to the base of the waterfall has about 500 steps (which you will need to climb back up). Once at the base, you will have some time to swim and enjoy the waterfall.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Arenal Hanging Bridges, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica

You will spend about 2.5 hours hiking in a primary rainforest, where you will cross about 16 hanging bridges called the Mistico Hanging Bridges. This hike in a large forest with nothing compared to the one in the Volcano Trails, so enjoy it as much as you can..... and remember it's a Rainforest so expect rain, and bring your rain gear.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Green Vacations Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos Costa Rica

After the tour, you'll be dropped off at your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Todd T
April 2022

We used this service for our first day in Arenal and the experience was truly incredible. Our guide, Erica, was wildly informative, patient and made the experience truly unique. I would highly recommend.

May 2022

Amazing experience. Lots to see. We were very lucky and saw a Toucan and sloth. Food was delicious. Instructors go out of there way to guest. Would definitely do again

May 2022

Amazing experience and incredible views! Erica and George were amazing and helped us truly appreciate the beauty of everything we saw. It is definitely a lot of walking but you can take it slow and Erica offered lots of opportunities for breaks. The views were incredible and we saw monkeys, sloth...

May 2022

This is an all day excursion and we were exhausted when it was over, but what an experience! Our driver was eagle eye Joel. Just when the tour started he saw some monkeys on some random trees. He also spotted sloths and tucanes! All from the drivers seat! Raul was our main guide and he was amazin...

May 2022

What a great tour! Raul was very knowledgeable and we were able to see a lot of wildlife including a close encounter with a snake that he was able to take video of on my phone. His English was also very good and he has a great sense of humor making it even more fun. Joel, our driver, was also abl...

May 2022

Rey was an awesome guide. We really appreciated his passion for nature and educating us on the science behind everything. It was truly amazing to experience this beautiful country from his perspective.

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