Chato Hill and La Fortuna Waterfall Hike - Zone 1 Hotels

We begin the journey transferring us from La Fortuna around the Arenal Volcano to get to the hotel "Observatory Lodge," there we start the hike toward the summit of Chato Hill through a very dense primary forest. When we arrived up we go to visit the lagoon on the top, where you can swim besides taking photos and discover the surroundings. Then, we continue through the dense forest, where you could appreciate birds, plants, animals, insects and immense trees, as well enjoy the sensation of liberty having a beautiful views of the San Carlos Valley as well as of the Arenal Volcano. The end of the walk will be in La Fortuna Waterfall, where we will descend again in order to arrive on the dot base of it and enjoy a beautiful natural landscape that makes it very special. After a refreshing swim we will return to La Fortuna town by car.

Activity Duration: 4.5 Hours
Activity Availability: 8:00 AM

Activity Inclusions:

  • Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off
  • Naturalist guide
  • Entrance fees to parks
  • Beverages
  • Sandwiches

Applicable Hotels Include:

  • Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa
  • Arenal Nayara Hotel and Gardens
  • Arenal Paraiso Resort and Spa
  • Baldi Hotel and Hot Springs
  • Casa Luna Lodge
  • GreenLagoon Falls Park and Lodge
  • Hotel Arenal Carmela
  • Hotel Arenal Manoa
  • Hotel Arenal Springs Resort
  • Hotel Lomas del Volcan
  • Hotel Magic Mountain
  • Las Colinas Hotel Boutique
  • Lavas del Arenal
  • Montana de Fuego Resort and Spa
  • Mountain Paradise Hotel
  • Royal Corin Resort Spa
  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
  • Volcano Lodge and Gardens

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Please print out your vouchers to provide to the Jacamar Naturalist Tours transfer driver. will confirm your chosen activity date and time with Jacamar Naturalist Tours. 72 hours prior to your reservation arrival date, please call Jacamar Naturalist Tours to re-confirm your activity date and pick up times. Please note that your pick up time will be 10 to 25 minutes prior to the selected tour time.

What To Bring:
  • Long Pants
  • Hiking Boots
  • Insect Repellant
  • Binoculars
  • Camera