Posts tagged with "ADVENTURE"



20. March 2017
White Water Rafting is a must when you visit Costa Rica. . But Tenorio River is a respected river in Guanacaste due to the tecnical prowess required by the guides who will show you an amazing time on the river. You may see wildlife and the guides take you to a secluded waterfall for a swim. After the rafting part a lunch is waiting for you and the chance to purchase photos of your rafting adventure. An optional activity on the return is stopping to enjoy Cortez Waterfall located half way back...
15. February 2017
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15. August 2016
Horseback riding is a popular activity for many travelers in Costa Rica whether experienced or not. The advantage is also that many of the horses are so tame and docile that anybody can ride even if they are first timers. Options are offered at the beach or on one of the volcanoes on the Guanacaste Mountain Range. The beach rides may be fun for a short period and you are limited to what you can see or do. You can gallop along the waves but the scenery will remain the same. Riding up near the...
10. August 2016
There various sites in Guanacaste for hiking. The entire Guanacaste Mountain Range is comprise of 4 volcanoes that offer plenty of trails. Some even offer trails leading to waterfalls while some lead you to volcanic mud pots or calderas. The terrain is also varied. Some trails will be through more lush forest while other areas are still dry, specially those closer to volcanic activity. We will mention some of the sites for hiking which LAR Transportes can take you to. - Rincon de la Vieja...
20. May 2016
This waterfall is known but main due to an attraction located near it. But unlike other waterfalls such as Cortez Waterfall or El Salto del Calvo, there is no charge to visit this gorgeous place. The only controlled area is a guard that you take down your license plate since it is on private land and for security measures. One of the great aspects of this waterfall is that there is a latter you can climb to jump off the cliff and into the water. There are also kayak tours offered that allow you...
10. May 2016
Santa Rosa National Park is located about 36 km north of Liberia and just off the Pan-American Highway. This was the very first national park established in Costa Rica in 1971. It was created firstly to protect the scene of the Battle of Santa Rosa, in which Costa Rican militia marched from San Jose into Liberia to defend against the forces of filibuster William Walker who in his manifesto "5 or None", set out to conquer all the provinces of Central America. When Walker's forces learned about...
05. May 2016
Barra Honda National Park is located about 30 minutes east of the town of Nicoya in Guanacaste. It is one of the most unique national parks in Costa Rica and it's popularity is quite small. Not because it is a non-attractive site, but rather that few travelers know about it. What's worse very few locals know about it. They may have heard of it, but haven't really placed much importance to it. Some don't even realize that there is an intricate cave system located there. Venado Caves on the other...
15. March 2016
One of the nice things about Costa Rica, is that if you are in an area where it rains too much, you can be in a dry area in a matter of a couple hours. A perfect example of this is the province of Guanacaste which is a tropical dry forest. This means that during the dry season it's even dryer. So during the rainy season, you'll have a rain shower every 2 weeks that will be enough to turn everything green. In the wet, humid and mountane forests, rain will be much more present. It may rain for a...
05. March 2016
Local scientist say a notable increase in geothermal activity has increased at Rincon de la Vieja volcano in Guanacaste. Residents claim that ash covered their roofs and was also found in a 6km perimeter around the volcano. Ash, mud and fumerals have increase as well in the past year. Experts say that there is no danger and that most of the material falls into the crater. Trips to certain areas are off limits, but hikes near the national park are still available. Visit Rincon de la Vieja and...

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