Cerro Chato Volcano And Waterfall Guided Mountain Hike And Rainforest Nature Watching Tour At Arenal In La Fortuna - San Jose

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    07:30 a.m Monday to Sunday.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels around La Fortuna, Arenal.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


We pick you up at your Hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia. This high energy tour will bring us up and down through rainforest trails for about 4 hours. We will begin by heading to Chato lagoon to discover the beauty of this hidden lake and enjoy the exuberant flora and fauna of the area. Cerro Chato, located just off the southeast edge of Volcano Arenal, has not registered any activity since the time Arenal began to form about 3500 years ago. After enjoying this amazing treasure, we will hike back out and return to enjoy a delicious lunch in La Fortuna.

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We pick you up at your Hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia. to start a day full of nature and adventure, the most spectacular views of the landscape surrounding the Arenal volcano. This hike with an approximate duration of 5 hours is considered of medium difficulty.

From Fortuna to the hotel in the surroundings around the Arenal Volcano National Park until arriving at the Arenal Lodge Observatory from where we will take our walk towards Cerro Chato, enjoying the most spectacular views.

After two hours and a half hike, we will reach the green lagoon, extinct crater, the highest point on the tour. The perfect moment for the photo if the day is cleared, and you will enjoy an incredible view of the Arenal Volcano as well.

We begin the descent of the flat hill on the southeast side, and two and a half hours later we will arrive at the base.

A short walk will take us to the view of the Fortuna river waterfall. From there we continue our day of adventure with the walk that leads to the Fortuna river, where in its delicious crystalline waters of pleasant but cold temperature you can swim and enjoy the majestic waterfall of 60 meters in height.

There we will enjoys some snacks and refreshing drinks.

After walking the return of the sender for a few minutes, the microbus will be waiting for us to take you back to your hotel in the area.


Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Bottled water




Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers