Arenal Volcano National Park

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  • Address: La Fortuna - El Castillo, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +506-22005714
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Family And Kids, Volcano
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A must visit tourist attraction of Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano Park was established in the year 1991. Spread across an area of 12,080 hectares, the national park is part of the larger Arenal Conservation Area. Within the park, visitors can explore-

  • Hiking the Arenal Volcano massif (Chato Volcano)
  • Lava flow paths from the years 1968 and 1992
  • Volcanic activity
  • Indigenous flora and fauna
  • The tropical forest surrounding the national park
  • Fortuna Waterfall
  • Cherro Chato lagoon

A drive of around an hour from the city of Alajuela will take you to this beautiful heaven.

Arenal Volcano National Park Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes.
  • Carry plenty of snacks and drinking water.
  • Bonfires are prohibited.
  • Littering is a punishable offense.
  • It is prohibited to remove natural resources from the park.

Entrance Ticket Details For Arenal Volcano National Park

  • Private companies organize guided tours at the cost of approximately $80 per person.

How to Reach Arenal Volcano National Park

  • Renting a 4WD and driving it down is the best way to reach the park.

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  • Arenal Volcano National Park Address: La Fortuna - El Castillo, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Arenal Volcano National Park Contact Number: +506-22005714
  • Arenal Volcano National Park Timing: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Arenal Volcano National Park(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Arenal Volcano National Park: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Alajuela include Arenal Volcano National Park in their plan

  • 86.44% of people start their Arenal Volcano National Park visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Arenal Volcano National Park

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Arenal Volcano National Park

People normally club together Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and Tabacon Hot Springs while planning their visit to Arenal Volcano National Park.

People also prefer to start their day with Arenal Volcano National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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