Cerro Chato is a dormant volcano that flanks the southeast side of the Arenal Volcano.The Chato Volcano first erupted 38,000 years ago during the Pleistocene period. One of these eruptions paved the way for the waterway that leads to the La Fortuna waterfall. It has two peaks, named Chatito and Espina, as well as a 1,640-ft (500-m) crater thats filled with greenish-blue water.

Begin the morning transferring you from La Fortuna around the Arenal Volcano to get to the hotel Observatory Lodge. Start the morning hiking toward the summit of Chato Hill Tours through a very dense primary forest (a very good physical condition is required since the hike up and down is long and steep). Once arrived you will be visiting the lagoon on the top ,this is a beautiful emerald green rainfall water lagoon inside the extint crater, discovering the surroundings and giving you the chance to created memories and take nice pictures of the place.

On the way back, descending you would be able to see birds, plants, animals, insects and immense trees, as well enjoy the sensation of liberty having beautiful views of the San Carlos Valley as well as of the Arenal Volcano. Ending this journey you will be going to get a jump in the La Fortuna Waterfall for a refreshing swim, after all this amazing adventure you will be returning to La Fortuna.

DEPARTURE - RETURN :

7:15a.m - 2:30p.m

RECOMMENDATIONS :

For people in good physical shape. Children older 10 years.

WHAT TO BRING :

Hiking shoes or tennis, Comfortable clothes, Swim suit, Towel, Camera

INCLUDES :

A/C Transportation from/to your home rental or Hotel, Professional guides and equipments, Entrance fees, Sandwiches, Drinks

Chato Hill Tours

Chato Hill Tours, Cerro Chato is a dormant volcano that flanks the southeast side of the Arenal Volcano.The Chato Volcano first erupted 38,000 years ago during the Pleistocene period. One of these eruptions paved the way for the waterway that leads to the La Fortuna waterfall. It has two peaks, named Chatito and Espina...

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