1 day in Arenal Volcano National Park Itinerary

1 day in Arenal Volcano National Park Itinerary

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El Castillo
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El Castillo

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On the 26th (Mon), get impressive views of Cerro Chato (Chato Volcano), then meet the residents at Arenal Eco Zoo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Conservatory.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our El Castillo day trip site.

San Jose to El Castillo is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in El Castillo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Arenal Volcano National Park travel guide

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Hot Springs · Waterfalls · River Rafting & Tubing
Plan a tour of Arenal Volcano National Park to get in touch with nature, enjoy scenic views, and admire the majestic volcano up close. The park, established in 1991, protects a variety of ecosystems and wildlife. You can choose from four hiking trails, taking you across the rainforest and lava fields. Enjoy scenic lookout points, see a staggering variety of birds and plants, or climb the dormant Mount Chato on your trip to Arenal Volcano National Park.