Ride the Sky Tram gondola to the highest point of Arenal Reserve to begin the Sky Trek, one of the most exhilarating zip-line canopy tours in Costa Rica. This system includes 8 cross-sectional cables with a total length of 1.75 miles elevated 66-660 feet above the ground. Then grab your camera, binoculars and water bottle to explore the rainforest canopy through a series of hanging bridges winding through tropical tree tops in the primary forests surrounding the Arenal Volcano. Your local guide will help you identify an abundance of wildlife including the white hawk, great curassow, rufous motmot as well as howler monkeys, coatimundis, sloth and white-collared peccary. Recount the day's adventures in Costa Rica over a delicious Tico lunch at a the family-owned organic farm. Here at Vida Campesina you will meet local farmer Don Erasmo Gonzalez and his family to learn about rural Costa Rican life on the farm. Sample freshly squeezed sweet cane juice from a hand-operated sugar mill (seasonal) and learn about typical Costa Rican crops including coffee, bananas, various tropical fruits and vegetables. Harvest vegetables in the garden before moving to the kitchen to make fresh tortillas as part of your tasty Costa Rican lunch!
Your journey continues into the Central Highlands where you hike through a lush rainforest canyon and stop for a refreshing swim under La Fortuna waterfall. Continuing on to La Fortuna Hotsprings, a piece of paradise owned by Dona Mireya and her family, you enjoy a typical 'Tico-style' dinner served in an open-air rustic rancho. Overnight at Arenal Nayara.