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Arenal to Monteverde Horseback Ride

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Travel the old-fashioned way on this adventurous Arenal to Monteverde horseback ride. This excursion is recommended for horse lovers and explorers of all ages. Along the trail you’ll catch glimpses of the world famous and very active Arenal Volcano! Ride beside the lush and beautiful rainforest, and don’t forget to bring your camera! If you’re lucky you’ll be able to take great shots of toucans, sloths, monkeys and more!

Please let us know your level of riding ability (from novice to expert) and your approximate weight and height. This way we’ll be able to match you with the perfect horse!

This is the best way to get between La Fortuna and Monteverde. We have excellently-cared-for horses – guaranteed!

Tour information:

Note: Although we have nice and healthy horses, the horses here in Costa Rica are small in comparison with horses in North America and Europe. Therefore we have a 200 lb. limit for riders.
Departures: Daily at 7:30 AM from either Monteverde or La Fortuna hotels. Exact time varies depending on hotel location.
Duration: about 5½ hours in total
Sequence varies depending on direction of tour between La Fortuna and Monteverde: 30 minute drive between La Fortuna hotel and Lake Arenal; 30 minute boat ride; 2.5 hours horseback riding along Lake Arenal; 2-hour drive between hotel and horses.
Cost per person: Price depends on tour date
Until 2019-12-15: Adults $89.00, Children $80.00
2019-12-16 to 2020-06-30: Adults $93.00, Children $83.00
2020-07-01 to 2021-06-30: Adults $97.00, Children $86.00
This tour departs daily regardless of weather unless conditions would make it unsafe so please be prepared for the possibility of rain. We require at least 24 hours notice for cancellations.
Includes: Healthy, well-cared for horses, horse guides, tropical fruit break, ground transport to and from your hotel (there are a few hotels outside of our normal pick-up zone, in which we have to charge a little extra), boat ride on Lake Arenal, and horseback ride. Your luggage is transported directly to your hotel in Monteverde or Arenal.
What to bring: For safety and comfort, please bring secure shoes and long pants, sunscreen, any personnel medicine you may require, such as allergy pills, etc. Please don’t bring valuables such as passports or expensive jewellery.

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