Half-day hike in the Rincon de la Vieja National Park

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Half-day hike in the Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Join one of our certified guides on this half-day trek to the Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Enjoy the majestic sceneries of Guanacaste Volcanic National Park, fumaroles and hot mud pools.

1 Day

All year


First Time


  • Discover the amazing Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
  • Trek through the Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range.
  • Visit a magnificent 195 foot waterfall.


One of the many wonderful natural highlights in Costa Rica, the Vieja National Park is full of amazing sights. And for a half-day, we would like to guide you on a hike through this amazing park.

Located around the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the national park was created to protect the lush and beautiful biodiversity in the area. Spanning over 14,083 hectares, the national park is enormous. It is full of incredible, semi-deciduous forest as well as stretches of rocky terrain. Thus providing those who visit the park with a diverse hiking experience. Furthermore, during this hike, we can reach altitudes as high as 5,748 feet, which will give you amazing views of the Caribbean water. Other amazing things you can see during this hike include the Guanacaste Volcanic Mounain Range, fumaroles, hot mud pools, the unique steam holes of Las Pailas and a 195 foot high waterfall. Finally, you will also get to see the park’s rich and diverse collection of wildlife as well, including spider monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, toucans and more.

The trek in the Rincon de la Vieja National Park will take approximately 2 hours. It is not very difficult. However, participants should be in good physical condition.

Exploring an area as naturally beautiful as the Rincon de la Vieja National Park is an experience you will never forget. To enjoy it for yourself, just send us a request.

We can also take you on this day hike to the Irazu Volcano and visit to historical Cartago.


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Our experienced outdoor adventure team is ready to help you boost your experience and will assist you throughout the whole process, from the moment you choose a program until you return from your trip.


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