Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

180 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 12 hr

You will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park. Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature’s most intriguing phenomenons of a turquoise waterfall. After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together that creates a chemical reaction of volcanic minerals, giving the water it's blue hue. You will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!! After your swim, we will stop by a local restaurant for a plentiful Costa Rican style lunch! Finca Verde - Sloths & More - You will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants, flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals. We will take you by Llanos de Cortes Waterfall in Bagaces where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Native's Way Costa Rica

Hotel Pick up After pick up from your hotel, house or condo (see pick up areas), you will stop for coffee and/or breakfast, you will be driven 3 hours to Tenorio Volcano National Park.

Duration: 3 hour

Pass By: Playa Langosta

6:20 am

Pass By: Tamarindo

6:30 am

Pass By: Tamarindo Beach

6:30 am

Pass By: Playa Conchal

6:40 am

Pass By: Playa Matapalo

RIU Guancaste/Palace 7:00 am

Pass By: Playa Flamingo

6:30 am

Pass By: Playas del Coco

7:20 am

Pass By: Playa Panama

7:40 am

Pass By: Playa Hermosa

7:40 am

Stop At: Cataratas Llanos de Cortes

Llanos de Cortez Waterfall For the first stop, we will take you to Llanos de Cortez Waterfall in Bagaces, where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rio Celeste

Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike Upon arriving at the entrance, you will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park.   Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature's most intriguing phenomenons.  After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together, turning clear water into a divine hue of turquoise that makes Rio Celeste. This chemical reaction, due to the volcanic minerals, makes for an astounding sight that can only be experienced at this unique location.  After hiking, you will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!!  This is where you will often see sloths and other wildlife. This hike is a fantastic opportunity for healthy exercise and unforgettable experiences in one of Costa Rica's most unique hidden gems. **Please be aware, on rare occasions the river may be brown due to heavy rains

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At:

Organic Farm - Sloth and Frog Sanctuary Take a tour on a rural organic farm! You will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants, flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals that inhabit the farm. Here you will also have a hearth Costa Rican style lunch

Duration: 2 hour
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