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LocalAventura Tour: Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour in Arenal
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Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour in Arenal

Experience all the levels of a rainforest as you travel from the bottom to the top through the suspension bridges of Costa Rica

3 hrs


1 ~ 10

Medium content


For a different view of your typical Costa Rican tropical rainforest tour, come join your local guide Angelo on this tour of the Mistico Hanging Bridges! This location will provide you with a fresh perspective of the famous rainforests of Costa Rica. Throughout the day, you will have plenty of time to hike the trails of Mistico Hanging Bridges, which include 15 bridges (9 regular and 6 suspension bridges).

Mistico Hanging Bridges is not only known for its one-of-a-kind bridges, but it is also known for being the best place near La Fortuna to see wildlife. On your hike, you will encounter at least three different monkey species, more than 350 bird species, and other native animals such as lizards, snakes, frogs, and more. You will even be able to see exotic wildlife only found in the top layers of the rainforest!

By walking along the multiple bridges of Mistico Hanging Bridges, you will be able to travel through the vivid vertical layers of the rainforest and see all the unique animals that inhabit this gorgeous, natural place. 


  • Pick-up from your accommodations in La Fortuna
  • Travel 30 minutes by car from La Fortuna to the Mistico Hanging Bridges
  • Hike for 2 hours through the rainforest trails and bridges, while viewing the surrounding wildlife.
  • Explore 15 different bridges along the way (9 regular and 6 suspension bridges)
  • Encounter encounter 3 different monkey species, more than 350 bird species, and other native animals such as lizards, snakes, frogs, and more
  • Drop-off back in La Fortuna

Eligibility criteria

  • This tour is suitable for all ages and abilities.

What's Included

  • Private, roundtrip transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional hiking and birding expert guide
  • Bottled water
  • Fruits as a snack

What's not included



Good for Groups Family-Friendly Good for Couples



I was born and raised in Costa Rica where I grew up in the rural area of Liberia. I was lucky to have grown up in Liberia, an area known for its vivid culture, zipline tours, and diverse natural wonders that only begin with its beautiful beaches, tropical dry forests, and volcanoes. In addition to the gorgeous environment I grew up in, I also constantly traveled to the far corners of Costa Rica with my family ever since I was a child. All of this has made me into the nature-loving person I am today! I love the outdoors, and even today I live near the Arenal Volcano and Monteverde. I love taking the time to observe nature, whether it is by birdwatching in the day or taking photos of frogs or snakes around my house in the evening. And of course, I love being able to explore nature with my job! My favorite part about being a tour guide is not only being immersed in nature but also being able to have the opportunity to meet new people and understand others’ ways of seeing the world.

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