5 days in Arenal Volcano National Park Itinerary

5 days in Arenal Volcano National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Arenal Volcano National Park Itinerary

La Fortuna de San Carlos
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
El Castillo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
La Fortuna de San Carlos

3
days
La Fortuna de San Carlos

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, trails, wildlife areas, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and identify plant and animal life at Proyecto Asis.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our La Fortuna de San Carlos sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to La Fortuna de San Carlos. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to El Castillo.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
days
El Castillo

El Castillo
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal).

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our El Castillo custom trip planner.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to El Castillo in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Castillo

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Side Trips

Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal), Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
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Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)