The perfectly cone shaped volcano raises 4.899 feet above the sea level. It has been active since 1968, when it made its largest eruption. Its loud rumblings and frequent explosions of lava and ash during the day create a show that will stun you from miles away.
On your way there, you will ride through the heavenly landscape of Lake Arenal, a manmade lake that provides water for an hydroelectric plant and for irrigation in the low lands of Guanacaste province during the dry season. As an option, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a hiking tour at the surroundings of the volcano, in an overview area called El Silencio. After that, you will experience the Tikoku mineral hot springs. After that, you will experience the mineral hot springs located at Kioro Hotel. After nightfall, the glow of flowing lava can be seen from several points in the area (if it´s not cloudy). During the tour it is possible to spot toucans, guans, oropendolas, monkeys and coatis.