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Cycle around Arenal

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Mountain bike along the north shore of Lake Arenal for views of rolling hills and rainforest.

This 30-45km cycling trip skirts the north shore of Lake Arenal along a good road with very little traffic, passing a succession of picturesque vistas.

Dipping in and out of the tropical forest, the route at times opens out to look over serene rolling hills and at others enters a green tunnel of lush foliage where birds and monkeys can be glimpsed amongst the vine-strangled tree branches. On a bike you have the chance to really immerse yourself in the sights and sounds, feel the natural elements, and experience Costa Rica's unhurried rural life.

Activity Rating: easy

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Arenal and the north

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Real Latin America Experts

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Evie Oswald
    Evie Oswald - Travel Expert

    It's hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Expert

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.

  • Paul Winrow Giffen
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

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