The Adventure Tours Hacienda Guachipelin is surrounded by lush gardens with native trees, exotic flowers and many types of birds, and it has views to both the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano and the Pacific Ocean. Near the reception area, you will find our corrals, where real cowboys and ranch hands begin working in the early hours each day. Also there are many adventure activities that awaits the adventurer that comes to Costa Rica to do different things like horseback riding, canopy tour, tubing tour on the Rio Negro, and trekking among many other attractions.
Natural hot springs, rivers, natural pools, virgin forests, jungle waterfalls, thermal waters, tropical forests with birds, mammals, reptiles, insects; and volcanic mud pots are just some of the many natural attractions tourists can enjoy during a stay at the Hacienda. In the National Park exist countless attractions, more rivers, waterfalls, baby volcano, boiling mud pools, vapor vents, thermal waters, sulfur springs, a volcanic crater and a lake on the mountain summit. Besides these, there are many trails to explore by yourself hiking or mountain biking. At the park, however, access is only allowed on foot. You can even explore the pools and ponds in the rivers and at the base of the waterfalls with a mask and a snorkel. You can see different lava formations and of course, the bubbling swirl of the waterfall.
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If you are coming in your own car from San José, drive to Liberia on the Interamericana Highway. From the main intersection un Liberia (You’ll notice three gas station and Burger King), drive 3 miles / 5 kilometres north, towards the Nicaraguan Border and turn right at the entrance to Curúbande / Rincón de la Vieja National Park / Las Pailas Sector. It’s is 8.6 miles / 14 kilometres on a dirt road to the village of Curúbande, and another mile / 1.7 km to the gate at Hacienda Guachipelín.
From the Liberian Airport Daniel Oduber Quiros, you first drive 20 miles / 32 kilometres east to reach the Liberian Intersection, then turn to your left to the north towards the Nicaraguan Border and turn right at the entrance to Curúbande / Rincón de la Vieja National Park / Las Pailas Sector. It’s is 8.6 miles / 14 kilometres on a dirt road to the village of Curúbande, and another mile / 1.7 km to the gate at Hacienda Guachipelín.
At the gate, you must pay a fee of $2 per person for the use of the private road. This money goes directly to the maintenance of the road and the parking area at the Las Pailas sector of the National Park. Both the road and parking area are maintained by Hacienda Guachipelín. from the gate continue to the first fork in the road and take a right, following the signs to Hacienda Guachipelín.
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- Rincón de la Vieja National Park, Las Pailas Area,
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- Costa Rica