Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Tour

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Tour takes you to hike the biggest volcano in the Guanacaste mountain range. Located one hour from Playas del Coco or 90 minutes from the Tamarindo area, this is an experience that can be shared for all the family or friends. Discover the volcanic activity, waterfalls, flora, and fauna and relax in the hot springs.

All our Guanacaste Tours depart from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, and Four Seasons Peninsula. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 


  • Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Hike Tour 

    This tour will take you to the Guanacaste mountain range where you will enjoy beautiful landscapes and will have the experience of walking by an active volcano. The volcanic structure comprises the Rincon de la Vieja and Santa Maria Craters as well as the inactive crater Von Seebach. The last recorded eruption of great magnitude occurred in 1998.

    The hike takes you by easy trails and you will visit the boiling mud, sulfur and steam vents, fumaroles, and volcanic lagoons. Besides the volcanic activity, hiking through the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano will let you see a variety of wildlife, such as over 300 species of birds, as the Three-wattled Bell-bird and Emerald Toucan and also various quetzals, eagles, etc. Other animals you can find in the park include Cougars, tapirs, monkeys, jaguars, and others.

    Also, you will visit an amazing waterfall where you can swim and relax after the hike. The access to the main crater is closed because of the activity of the gases and some minors eruptions.

    After finish the tour we can stop in the town of Liberia and will show you some of the colonial buildings and explain to you about the history of the town and take a look at the colonial houses of the city or stop in some of the souvenirs stores for some shopping.

    This is a great option to walk in the rain and dry tropical forests and enjoy swimming in the crystalline waters coming from the volcano. 

  • Rates Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Tour

      2 people 4 people 6+ people
    From Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Hermosa, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, El  Mangroove, Occidental Papagayo and Villas del Sol $140 p.p $120 p.p $99 p.p
    Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, Four Seasons Peninsula, and Andaz Papagayo $155 p.p $135 p.p $115 p.p
    From Tamarindo, Flamingo, Conchal, Potrero $165 p.p $145 p.p $125 p.p
    2 people min. to operate the tour

    Add $20 for hot springs & mud bath

    Special rates for groups, please inquire.

  • Transportation, Bilingual guide, entrance fee, typical lunch, and water.

  • What to Bring: Hiking shoes, binoculars, camera, insect repellent, sunblock, swimsuit

    Duration: 8 Hours approx.

    Hiking Level: Easy-Moderate


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