Río Celeste Waterfall At Tenorios Volcano National Park - La Fortuna

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in La Fortuna
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


 Discover one of the hidden mysteries of Costa Rica tucked next to the volcano Tenorio. Here we will take a 4 hour (7 kilometer) hike through the beautiful rainforest. Along the way, we will visit the lagoon and los Teñideros – a place where two streams with different minerals and chemical composition meet and change color to a heavenly turquoise blue. At the last stop we will enjoy the magnificent Rio Celeste Waterfall, and a short hike will bring us back to lunch and our return transportation.Departure: 7:00am Return: 4pm Includes: transportation, bilingual naturalistic guide, lunch, water and park entrances. What to bring: Camera, binoculars, comfortable clothing, raincoat, walking shoes, insect repellent.


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Free snacks included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

We will pick up at 7:30am in major hotels of the area. 
We will drive on a new model minibus with air conditioned.
Our guide will explain all details about the activity, the drive is about 1.5 hours to Tenorios National Park
Once in the park, we will provide bottled water for the hike and then we start our hike.

You’ll hike through both primary and secondary rainforest in the Tenorio Volcano National Park. Enjoy the trails while searching for monkeys, sloths, tropical birds and more. As the hike continues, you’ll soon arrive along the banks of the Río Celeste. Have your camera ready, because you’re going to want it! The trail winds along the banks of the river, taking you upstream as you hike. The further upriver you travel, the deeper the color of blue in the water. You’ll eventually reach the point where this color is generated – the confluence of the Buena Vista and Roble rivers.

As the hike continues, you’ll soon arrive at an impressive waterfall – a wonderful place to take pictures. Once the hike is completed, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious meal and fresh fruit.

This hike is recommended for people in good physical condition. Although it is not physically grueling, it does require solid health and stamina.  Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera, swimsuit, and insect repellent.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan


  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

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