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Mountain Bike Tour – Arenal and Monteverde

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This mountain bike tour between La Fortuna and Monteverde (or vice versa) is an awesome way to travel.

If you love to ride mountain bikes you can now do so as a means of transportation! We go both ways between Arenal and Monteverde, so you could also make it a round trip! Choose an adventure to explore on the way to your next destination, as a part of this innovative Adventure Connection.

Explore Costa Rica’s Communities

The moderate ride is about 1.5 to 2-hours long or about 13 kilometers. From Arenal, we’ll start at the Lake Arenal Dam where you drop off your luggage with our boat driver. From there we ride to the rural community of El Castillo.

You can explore Costa Rica’s diverse natural environment with chances to see wildlife. We’ve seen monkeys, birds, coatimundis, and even sloths and toucans!

EAcross Lake Arenal

Upon arrival to El Castillo, you will be reunited with your luggage and our boat driver will bring you across lake Arenal to Rio Chiquito. From there our driver will drive you in his mini-van the remaining 1.5-hours up the steep, gravel roads to your hotel in Monteverde.

This is a truly adventurous ride – the terrain is rugged, the scenery is incredible but this is the perfect way to travel between La Fortuna and the small community of Monteverde.

This tour is also possible from Monteverde to Arenal/La Fortuna.

Tour information:

Departures: Daily at 8:00 AM
Duration: 5 hours
Cost per person: Adults $92.00, Children $83.00
This tour runs with a minimum of 2 pax.
Minimum age:10 years old
Includes: Brand-name, professional suspension mountain bikes, gloves, helmets, bike guide, transport up to Monteverde, water break, small snack.
What to bring: Bug repellent and sun screen. Please indicate your mountain bike riding ability and approximate size so we can properly fit you to your bike.

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