Hiking Rio Celeste and Tenorio National Park
A legend tells that after God was done painting the sky, he washed his brushes in the river that now bears the name of Rio Celeste (Light Blue River).
We start the walk at the Lodge at 08:00 am, until get to the park. After paying the park entry’s fee, we start the hike through this Humid Forest ecosystem, with the chance to observe various animal species and exuberant flora surrounding us. Along the walk we will discover the magnificent Rio Celeste waterfall, and also the place where the river dyes itself into that amazing light blue coloration.
$50 per person
Duration: 4 hours, total 7 kilometers
What to bring: Hiking shoes, sandals, binoculars, camera, sun block, money and hat
We include: Water bottle, fruit, guide, and admission fee to the park
Note on the Rio Celeste: It is possible that during extreme weather conditions of constant, long-lasting, heavy rains, the river may lose its coloration due to mud carried in the water. However, a few hours (5 or 6) of calm weather can restore the expected coloration. With this eventual exception mentioned above, The Rio Celeste can be visited any time of the year.
Departure time: 8:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Return: 12:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.