Arenal Volcano - 7 Hours

This tour will take you down the Arenal Hanging Bridges, which you put high above the trees. This area also comes with an excellent view of the Arenal Volcano. You’ll walk 1.5 miles (2.5 km) through the rainforest and across 15 suspension bridges, which measure up to 328 feet (100 m) long and 229 feet (70 m) high.

Float along the Río Peñas Blancas to get an idea of the incredible surroundings. This is a relaxing way to see the rainforest, and you’ll be at a good vantage point to see monkeys, birds, and sloths. Visit La Fortuna Waterfall for a swim in the plunge pool. Your tour can also include an easy walk around Arenal Volcano National Park, where you can see secondary rainforest and its resident monkeys and birds.

Your last stop is in Paradise Hot Springs. Here you’ll get to take a dip in the geothermally heated pools, get a massage from the force of the hot springs’ waterfall, and dine at the buffet. Paradise Hot Springs serves Costa Rican classics made with fresh produce.

WHAT TO BRING:

Binoculars, camera, light sweater, long pants, insect repellent, bathing suit, change of clothes, close shoes, towel, sun screen.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park, Baldi Hot Springs, Lunch and Dinner, Transportation to/from your door steps

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to your door steps (in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) could be included
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Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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WHAT TO BRING:

Binoculars, camera, light sweater, long pants, insect repellent, bathing suit, change of clothes, close shoes, towel, sun screen.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park, Baldi Hot Springs, Lunch and Dinner, Transportation to/from your door steps

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