Horseback Riding in Costa Rica (Arenal Volcano)
Horseback riding in Costa Rica is as varied and beautiful as the country itself! It offers, not only its green charm but also a vast array of different sorts of landscapes, creating an unforgettable awe sensation on all riders.
Either on a tropical fruits plantation, a rainforest, crossing rivers or galloping on a pasture land, horseback riding in Costa Rica is never dull.
Riders in Costa Rica will enjoy the ancient horse trails, the amazing tropical nature, the huge kapok trees, the occasional wildlife sightings and a lost world feeling that is hard to find these days.
This tour starts in the stables, where you will find a professional team of guides to give a first safety briefing and information on the route.
You will have time to feel comfortable in your horse and acquainted with the rugged terrain.
The horseback riding takes about 3 hours starting at the bottom of the mountain where vehicles can’t go, and going uphill through recovering forests and pastures, and heading deeper and deeper into the wilderness up until you arrive at a magnificent virgin rainforest and in a trail that will take you to a splendid iris lagoon.
At this point, you will have the chance to unwind, take pictures and stretch your legs, while horses refresh a bit before continuing the journey.
As you continue the ascension the landscape on your back will grow into a breathtaking view, and up until a fantastic outlook that is your point of return and where you will be as close to the Arenal Volcano crater as it is permitted.
After enjoying the magnificent view and the achievement sensation you will start descending down the mountain riding ancient paths until you get to the start point with a smile and an incredible set of pictures and memories to take home and enjoy forever.
8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. aprox.
3 1 / 2 hours aprox.