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Celeste River (Río Celeste) Tours and Activities

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The dazzling centerpiece of Costa Rica’s Tenorio Volcano National Park, theCeleste River (Río Celeste) is most famous for its shockingly bright blue color. The river’s hue results from a natural reaction of volcanic sulfur and calcium carbonate, which tints the clear waters.

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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

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Get an up-close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders on this Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes waterfall tour. Follow an expert local guide through breathtaking scenery, rugged trails, and truly beautiful attractions. This is the perfect way to explore outside the city and see what makes Costa Rica a top attraction for nature lovers.
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  • 12 hours
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US$135.00
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US$135.00
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Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

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Lace up your hiking boots for this full-day immersion in the wild beauty of Tenorio Volcano National Park. Look for wildlife on the drive from La Fortuna, and feel like a jungle explorer on the trek to Rio Celeste, known for its mystical aquamarine waters. Take a dip in warm volcanic river pools, admire a cascading waterfall, and reward your efforts with a typical Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 8 hours
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US$87.00
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Tubing in Rio Celeste

Tubing in Rio Celeste

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Exploring riverside areas by yourself can be dangerous, especially in an unknown area. This Celeste River Tubing Experience lets you float down the river in a group with a guide who knows the river well. You’ll catch sight of the beautiful landscape as you tube. Plus, a helmet is provided for safety.
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  • 2 hours
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US$51.29
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Rio Celeste Horseback Riding Tour

Rio Celeste Horseback Riding Tour

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Travelers will be able to swim in the Celeste river in beautiful natural pool something not available and forbidden in the national park. No waiting lines or crawly tourist destination Not a commercial tour, travels will experience a personalize tour by a local guided and owner
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  • 2 hours
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US$45.13
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Rio Celeste Half-Day Nature Tour

Rio Celeste Half-Day Nature Tour

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Allow us to offer you during your stay near the Tenorio Volcano (Rio Celeste), a unique experience for Nature lovers visiting and showing the best landscapes of the place, while knowing their flora and fauna ecosystems.
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  • 4 hours
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US$65.00
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Rio Celeste Tenorio Volcano and Labyrinth Katira From San Jose

Rio Celeste Tenorio Volcano and Labyrinth Katira From San Jose

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Spend the day away from bustling San Jose and see the majestic Rio Celeste, one of the top attractions in Costa Rica. Located inside the Tenorio Volcano National Park, the deep turquoise waters of the river can be explored via a trail, which includes a waterfall, a suspended bridge, and a section of hot springs
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  • 8 hours
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Blue River and Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike

Blue River and Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike

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Hike through Tenorio Volcano National Park's remarkable landscape and see the otherworldly blue of the Rio Celeste waterfall on a full-day trip from La Fortuna. Follow your guide on a 4.3-mile (7-km) trail into the forest, watch for the monkeys and birds as you stroll past a serene lagoon, and take in views of the imposing Tenorio Volcano. Visit the park’s boiling mud pits and brightly colored jungle waterways, then enjoy a full lunch in the park before returning to your hotel.  
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  • 8 hours
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Rio Celeste Waterfall Hike from Arenal

Rio Celeste Waterfall Hike from Arenal

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Hike among the spectacular scenery and mystical aquamarine waters of Tenorio Volcano National Park. On a full-day trip from La Fortuna, discover the amazing biodiversity of Costa Rica’s rain forests while accompanied by an expert naturalist guide. See the beautiful Rio Celeste waterfall that cascades into a clear turquoise lagoon, and watch the mysterious color-changing rivers of Los Teñideros. After your hike, re-energize with a tasty lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 6 hours
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US$95.00
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4 In 1 Sloth Water Falls Rain Forest Volcanoes

4 In 1 Sloth Water Falls Rain Forest Volcanoes

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Discover the diverse natural attractions of Costa Rica on this combination all-day tour that includes stops at the Rio Celeste Waterfall, Llanos de Cortés Waterfall, and a sloth habitat. First, visit Tenorio National Park and complete a moderately challenging hike to the Blue River. You’ll then head to a private nature reserve at the base of the Tenorio Volcano where you can spot sloths, tree frogs, toucans, butterflies, and birds. The tour ends with a stop at Llanos de Cortés Waterfall.
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  • 10 hours
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US$230.77
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Rio Celeste Nature Hike / from Guanacaste

Rio Celeste Nature Hike / from Guanacaste

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Hike to a magnificent waterfall in Tenorio Volcano National Park. Enjoy the walk with a naturalist guide who points out flora and fauna along the way. Admire the beauty of the surrounding rainforest and enjoy the sights and sounds of the ecosystem. Lunch at a nearby restaurant is included.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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RIO CELESTE +TUBING (PRIVATE) : Wildlife+Lunch+Rain Forest+Waterfall+Volcanoes.

RIO CELESTE +TUBING (PRIVATE) : Wildlife+Lunch+Rain Forest+Waterfall+Volcanoes.

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In this approximately two hours day Trip the Rain Forest in the National Park and magnificent waterfall awaits us. On the way, it's possible to see three active volcanoes in line and we will go through three different types of forests and we will have brief stop to admire the Tree of Peace which is more than 500 years old. We'll continue on to cool off in the Celeste River:For an hour and half we will tube down the river stopping at 5 places for swimming and snacking on fresh regional fruits. After tubing,we will have Local Style Lunch and we will return along the best route to see Wild Life (Such as Sloths,Colored Frogs, Butterfly Garden and Exotic Birds) House, Condo or Resort pick-up and drop-off. PRIVATE EXPEDITION.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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US$139.00
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Rio Celeste-Tenorio Volcano National Park and Katira Labyrinth from Guanacaste

Rio Celeste-Tenorio Volcano National Park and Katira Labyrinth from Guanacaste

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Costa Rica has many unique places sights. One of the most famous is the majestic Rio Celeste located in the canton of Guatuso in the province of Alajuela, inside the Tenorio Volcano National Park. • Visit one of the most famous areas in Costa Rica. • Discover Celeste River Waterfall. • Enjoy a walk on the trails through the Tenorio Volcano National Park.
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  • 4 hours
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US$139.00
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Wildlife Nature Hike, Blue Waterfall, Lunch & Sloth Trail - Tenorio Volcano Park

Wildlife Nature Hike, Blue Waterfall, Lunch & Sloth Trail - Tenorio Volcano Park

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As we hike through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, you will observe one of nature's most beautiful phenomenons that can only be seen in a few places in the world; a freshwater river joins a volcanic-mineral river, creating an astounding shock of turquoise color in the water. After admiring the beautiful waterfall, which is one of Costa Rica's most unique hidden gems, we will continue the hike towards the Teñideros sector, where we will have an amazing view of the Tenorio Volcano & Cerro Montezuma. As we can't swim in the national park protected areas, we will take you to a local natural pool within the Celeste river where you will be able to swim in the turquoise waters. After our swim, we will visit a famous hidden gem locally called Arbol de la Paz, it's over 150ft tall "Ceiba Pentandra tree". A typical Costa Rican lunch will be waiting for us after; on our way back we have a surprise stop to admire some extra local fauna.
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  • 7 hours
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US$229.50
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Tour to Río Celeste + Trail walk, bird watching and meals in our property.

Tour to Río Celeste + Trail walk, bird watching and meals in our property.

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✅ Interactive tour to the park (Rio celeste) ✅ Local Guide ✅ Bird Feeders ✅ Trails ✅ Ponds ✅ Forest Creek ✅ Gardens ✅ Sugarcane tour ✅ Country life
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  • 8 hours
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Honeymoon Trip Costa Rica Natural Destination 10 Days / 9 Nights

Honeymoon Trip Costa Rica Natural Destination 10 Days / 9 Nights

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Live the experience of your Honeymoon by connecting deeply with nature and relaxing. Celebrate this unique and special occasion as a couple in the luxurious facilities of the hotels that we have selected for this unforgettable memory.
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  • 10 days
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US$2,668.45
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Tour to Río Celeste and our property with lodging and meals.

Tour to Río Celeste and our property with lodging and meals.

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✅ Interactive tour ✅ Local Guide ✅ Bird Feeders ✅ Trails ✅ Ponds ✅ Forest Creek ✅ Gardens ✅ Sugarcane tour ✅ Country life
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  • 1 day 3 hours
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US$117.95
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Horseback riding

Horseback riding

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Horseback riding in Rio Celeste, enjoy a unique and incredible experience, you can observe the river and many species of animals, birds and others.
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  • 2 hours
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Rio Celeste Waterfall Hike and Swimming at the River 9 people max

Rio Celeste Waterfall Hike and Swimming at the River 9 people max

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Hike through the rain forest to the Rio Celeste during an active full-day tour in Tenorio Volcano National Park. Your guide leads you on the 4.5-mile (7-km) hike to the Rio Celeste, a river that is known for its powder-blue color, along with a towering waterfall and natural hot springs. Your tour includes pickup and drop-off from La Fortuna hotels.
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  • 5 hours
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Private Expedition in the Arenal Volcano Region by Costa Rica Nature Guide(VIP)

Private Expedition in the Arenal Volcano Region by Costa Rica Nature Guide(VIP)

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See the best of Arenal volcano region in 5 Nights/6 Days that's perfect for outdoor adventurers. Cross the famous hanging bridges, where you'll experience the beauty of walking high above the jungle floor. Take in the incredible wonder of La Fortuna Waterfall and hike to the top of a nearby volcano where you'll capture incredible views of Costa Rican countryside. This tour includes a stop at Ecotermales Hotsprings and a traditional meal of regional cuisine.  It's the perfect way to experience the beauty, excitement and adventure of Costa Rica in a single day. Day 1 Pick up at the Airport and 2h 30 MINUTES Drive. Day 2 8AM Mistico Park Arenal Hanging Bridges. Day 3 8:AM Rio Celeste Waterfall Walk. Day 4  Day off at the Resort. Day 5 6:PM Night Walk  Day 6 Transfers to the Airport.
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  • 5 days
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Walk in Río Celeste in Tenorio Volcano National Park

Walk in Río Celeste in Tenorio Volcano National Park

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1- Private and new minivan transportations just for the travelers of the tour. 2- Profesional guides with equipment like telescopy and binoculars for the travelers. 3- It is not a tour, It is an experience for locals, we have more than 25 years of leaving on La Fortuna. 4- Private place for a swing in a river with the same color like Rio Celeste.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Rio Celeste Waterfall & Sloth Encounter Tour in the Rain Forest of Costa Rica

Rio Celeste Waterfall & Sloth Encounter Tour in the Rain Forest of Costa Rica

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A guided tour enriches your experience in Tenorio Volcano National Park by providing information about the park’s plant and animal life and expert navigation down the pothole-ridden roads between the Papagayo Gulf and the rain forest. Perfect for hikers and photographers alike, this tour offers a stress-free way to visit one of Costa Rica’s must-see destinations in just one day. To top it off, sloth sightings are practically guaranteed.
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  • 8 hours
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US$199.75
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Rio Celeste and Tenorio Volcano Hike with Lunch

Rio Celeste and Tenorio Volcano Hike with Lunch

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Hike though the tropical rain forest of Tenorio Volcano National Park to witness the enchanting blue waters of Rio Celeste on this full-day tour from La Fortuna. Trek with a guide along forested trails dotted with waterfalls and rich with native wildlife to reach the convergence of two mineral-rich rivers that together produce the mysterious aqua tint of the Rio Celeste. After the hike, reward your efforts and recharge with a traditional Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 8 hours
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US$144.56
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One Day Tour Celeste River From San Jose

One Day Tour Celeste River From San Jose

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One of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica is the Tenorio Volcano National Park, but if you don’t know your way around, you could miss out on key views and good-to-know info. This Celeste River Tour from San Jose lets you explore the area all day with a guide who is very familiar with the park and leads the way. You’ll follow the river to see Tenorio Volcano and more.
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
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Rio Celeste Rainforest Hike

Rio Celeste Rainforest Hike

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A legend tells that after god was done painting the sky, he washed the brushes in the river that now receive the name of Rio Celeste (Light Blue River). A unique National Park with over 4 live zones and a special colored river.
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  • 3 hours
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