Best things to do in Rincon de la Vieja
Find out more about those top places in Rincon de la Vieja
The vast Rincón de la Vieja National Park is one of the most biologically diverse regions in Central America. Despite the park’s proximity to the city of Liberia, it remains a hidden gem that seems a world away from urban sprawl and mass tourism. The park’s name comes from one of the two active volcanoes that loom over it while numerous other thermal springs and volcanito (small volcanoes) punctuate the jungle-clad landscape. The park’s multitude of natural wonders can be explored via a well-maintained network of hiking trails where you can also spot a variety of monkeys, big cats and the iconic animal of Costa Rica, the sloth.
Located in Rincón de la Vieja Park is a volcano that is still quite active. This is pretty easy to tell from the bubbling water lagoons around it. Around the volcano, you would also find smaller volcanoes that look like mud and sulfur water ponds that are pretty hot and give off steam. This volcano is a site for only the brave and courageous.
Vandara Hot Springs offers tourists the opportunity to take in the magnificent view of the beautiful nature spread out while zip lining across the sky. The thrill you would feel from this experience would leave you craving another experience. Similarly, there are a number of other interesting sights that are worth checking out.
One thing that remains on the minds of tourists on their way to Vida Aventura Nature Park is an adventure. There are two options for touring the beautiful park, you can choose to tour while floating across the sky on a zip line or you can go horse riding to get an up-close look at the beautiful sights in this park.
White water rafting is a sport that is very popular in Costa Rica because the country has lots of rivers that are suitable for rafting. The thrilling and adrenaline-filled experience is always a favorite among tourists who visit the site. Apart from the thrill of the rafting experience, there are beautiful sights to see as the river cuts across luscious forests and canyons.