Adventure yourself on the trails of "El Silencio" Private Reserve on the Arenal Volcano. While walking, you will have the opportunity to observe a variety of plants, wildlife, volcanic rock formations and Lake Arenal. This is a very historic walk since you will learn about the Colossus of Arenal which has a direct influence on the economy and local culture. Then, you will enjoy time at the Baldi hot springs where you will enjoy the volcanic hot water, have a great dinner, and relax at the end of the night.
El Burrito walk is a 7km route in total located in the lost hills, right next to the famous Cerro Chato, with a height of 600m above sea level gives us a panoramic view of the plains of northern Costa Rica, The Arenal Volcano is also appreciated from its southern side, its natural paths will guide you to enjoy the rainforest and the transition to cloudy, in addition fauna, monkeys, birds, small mammals, plant diversity, water springs and the goal: two beautiful waterfalls, El Burrito Waterfall that is approx.. 40 mts highand Horacio Waterfall.
We begin the tour by heading to the El Silencio Private Reserve, to get as close to the base of the volcano as possible. Next, we will walk approximately 1 kilometer along a volcanic stone path with a moderate degree of difficulty, until we reach the viewpoint, the closest point to volcano permitted to access. At the viewpoint, our guide will provide relevant information on the formation of the Arenal Volcano, its periods of activity, as well as unpublished details of its first eruption in 1968. Enjoy the excellent views of the Green Lagoon and Lake Arenal. With a little luck, this 1.5 km trail will provide us with the opportunity to see a wide variety of plants and animals that inhabit the rainforest, like toucans, turkeys, orioles, peccaries, snakes, and monkeys. At the end of the tour our driver will be waiting for us with a delicious snack of tropical fruit before returning to your hotel.Add a visit to the hot springs for additional cost and enjoy the thermal mineral waters.