Take a trip to earth’s most majestic creations with the volcanic adventure tours in Costa Rica. Be sure to live a lifetime experience of standing right at the top of Irazu volcano looking down at the crater or do the same in Poas Volcano. Sit back and enjoy the view from your hotel of a perfect cone making luminous eruptions at night in Arenal or better yet while enjoying a nice bath in its thermal waters.
These volcanic tours in Costa Rica can easily be combined with other leisure activities in the area, like visiting hot springs, stunning waterfalls, scenic lagoons. You can certainly enjoy a nice horseback ride, do some underground cave exploring, try some hiking or canopy or rappelling. Take a mountain bike ride or a rushing water rafting trip. The options seem endless and the tours can be planned to last a few days or in a one day trip.
What seems a small country has a little over 200 volcanic formations, and of these, 100 show signs of volcanic activity, however only 5 have the “active volcano” classification:
1. Irazu volcano. (Cartago)
2. Poas volcano. (Alajuela)
3. Arenal volcano. (Alajuela)
4. Turrialba volcano. (Cartago)
5. Rincón de la Vieja volcano. (Guanacaste)
Costa Rica volcanoes are part of was is known as the Pacific ring fire circle that goes all the way down to the Patagonia in South America. These are at the top touristic attractions and are an important part of the land’s natural diversity. Most of them are found on the central highlands and northern areas.
Being at the top of a colossus can captivate you in a way that you could feel no stronger connection to this planet or get a sense of how small we all are. The evergreen land around them is very fertile and rich in minerals which contribute to make it have a vast biodiversity housing 5% of the world’s biodiversity.
A great example of the greenest rainforests as a result of this immense fertility is the small town of Monteverde a major if not the largest source of ecotourism in Costa Rica. Its breathtaking cloud forest provides the perfect scenery to make you feel like you are living a dream. The adventure tours in Monteverde Costa Rica are set at approximately 4700 feet above the sea level through the tallest trees of hundreds of years old. It is very hard to resist taking a canopy tour in this idyllic place, you will feel what it is like to fly like a bird at the treetops. The Monteverde area, like most of the touristic attractions of Costa Rica, offers tons of vacation options and tours for every taste to consider when you decide to get lost in paradise.