On Site Tours

HIKING

RAINFOREST BIRD WATCHING TOUR

The tour is designed to introduce our guests to the incredible flora and fauna of our jungle paradise.

Setting off from our reception area at 6am or 4pm. The tour commences right when the jungle and its inhabitants are stirring into life. The elusive tropical birds of Costa Rica are best spotted in the wee hours of the morning or late afternoon. Led by one of our highly knowledgeable and experienced guides you will trek around our private purpose built conservation trails that take in a variety of landscapes, providing you with the unique opportunity to feed into the bio diversity and conservation of Costa Rican nature.

This tour is a truly unforgettable experience and many guests participate multiple times during their stay at the resort.

Flora & Fauna

Mammals: Sloths, Monkeys, Coati, Aguti, Red Brocket Deer

Birds: Fly Catchers, Worblers, Euphonias, Toucan’s and Humming birds – Please see our online Bird guide for a complete and detailed list of all species

April – Oct – South American Migration

Sept – April – North American Migration

Bird Species that will be commonly encountered during the above yearly times are as follows: Worblers / Hawks / Water Birds

Departure: 6AM-8AM or 4PM-6PM - Price: $49 Per Person - Children Under 8 No Charge
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NIGHT HIKE FROG MARCH

The Evening Experience & Frog March is a stunning tour. You will capture the spectacular nocturnal activity of the rainforest and “March” around our purpose-built Frog Pond. Setting off from our reception area at 6pm this tour allows guests to explore the grounds of our beautiful jungle paradise from a nocturnal perspective.

The tour offers guests the amazing privilege of viewing the creatures and animals of the Jungle at night, many of which can only be viewed during the hours of darkness. You will see these creatures in their natural undisturbed habitat and enjoy the captivating sights and sounds of our frog pond. A brilliant tour that offers guests the ability to discover the rainforest in a different “light” to the morning and day tours.

Flora & Fauna

On this tour, you have the potential to encounter flora and fauna such as:

Reptiles, Porcupines, Lizards, Frogs (Including the famous Costa Rican Red Eyed Leaf Frog) Bats, insects and many more night creatures of the jungle.

Departure: 6AM-8AM - Price: $45 Per Person - Children Under 8 No Charge
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HIKING TRAILS (BY YOUR OWN) ANY TIME

Our rainforest trails provide guests with the combination of exciting trekking with viewing many of the jungle’s species. Ask for your map at our reception area lows guests to explore the grounds of our beautiful jungle paradise. The hiking trails are designed to provide our guests a good expedition in to the rainforest, enjoying the flora and fauna whilst trekking, rather than longer periods of physical study.

You will trek around our private purpose built conservation trails that take in a variety of landscapes, providing you with the unique opportunity to feed into the bio diversity and conservation of Costa Rican nature.

Flora & Fauna

Mammals: Sloths, Howler Monkey, Coati, Aguti

Birds: Fly Catchers, Worblers, Euphonias, Toucan – Please see our online Bird guide for a complete and detailed list of all species

April – Oct – South American Migration

Sept – April – North American Migration

Bird Species that will be commonly encountered during the above yearly times are as follows: Worblers / Hawks / Water Birds

Price: Free
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HORSEBACK RIDING

Horseback Riding local Town

A very popular tour with guests looking for a slightly, the trek provides the opportunity to see the beauty of the Costa Rican rainforest whilst enjoying a fantastic horse riding experience.The tour treks onwards after your refreshing dip to visit a Costa Rican Rainforest town. Set in one of the most elevated points in the local landscape you will be educated and inspired on the workings of the native people, you will visit the town church and other places of interest before commencing a picturesque decent back to the hotel.

You will climb up into the jungle canopy and become immersed in the sights, sounds and smells of the rainforest, listening closely you are likely to hear Howler Monkeys or view the daytime nap of a sleeping Sloth. Trekking on a range of trails, dirt roads, rivers and jungle you will enjoy a fantastic adventure as you take in A tour with stunning views of the local area including the La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano mountain range. You can include for an extra a stop in a local house for learn how to make tortillas.

Departure: 8AM-10.30AM or 1.30PM to 3.30PM - Price: $65 Per Person Minimum age limit of 8 Years
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HORSEBACK RIDING MOUNTAIN AND SWIMMING HOLE

Our signature riding tour is arguably one of the most picturesque and stunning horse rides in all of Costa Rica. First and fore-most at Chachagua Rainforest Hotel we are a working ranch, we have real cowboys, real horses and real tours. Located right in the jungle and surrounded by a mixture of forest canopy and pasture, we provide some of the most exhilarating and exciting trail riding in Costa Rica. Guests of all levels of riding ability from absolute beginner, through to advanced level riders are accommodated for thus making this tour an outstanding adventure for all.

Guests join one our resident cowboys in reception to organize and prepare for the exciting adventure ahead. The ride takes in a variety of landscapes from crossing our on-site river to a thrilling climb into the jungle canopy, on this tour you will stop at our beautiful spring fed waterfall where you will have the opportunity to take a dip in the fantastically refreshing water. Bring a bathing suite and towel for this memorable experience and be prepared to take some great photos.

Our riding trails are kept to a high standard and are suitable for all levels of rider, allowing each guest the opportunity to listen to the amazing sights and sounds of the Costa Rican Rainforest.

You can include for an extra a stop in our restaurant for learn how to make tortillas.

Departure: 8AM-10.30AM or 1.30PM to 3.30PM - Price: $65 Per Person - Minimum age limit of 8 Years
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PRIVATE TRAIL RIDES

Riding out of the resort on one of our trails you will trek along a route that allows you to climb up to the peak of the local rainforest. The Sight is truly one to behold and most definitely one of Chachagua Rainforest Hotels not to be missed photo opportunities.

We are happy to offer a number of tailor made horse treks for guests. These treks are often dependent on availability and riding ability

Please contact our guest relation team for further information.

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