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Rincon de la Vieja Volcano

Rincon de la Vieja is the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Standing at 6,286 feet (1,916 meters) high and nine miles (15 km) wide, the giant is called the Colossus of Guanacaste. The massive 600,000-year-old geological wonder has at least nine volcanic craters and at least 32 rivers flow down its sides, which bridge the Continental Divide.
You will visit from a dry forest to a cloud one in the midst of a volcanic environment on a short journey.
 
Emanations of boiling mud, boiling water and steam that resonate in the air … You can witness all this volcanic activity and also can visit a dry forest, one wet, one humid and one cloud in just two hours.
 
There are unique experiences that you only can live in this park, like visiting the waterfall La Cangreja (known as the ‘Blue Lagoon’ due to the characteristic water color), walks through the different environments with stunning ocean views, and the opportunity to witness ‘front first row’ some of the forming agents of Costa Rican territory, “highlighted Luis Alex Garcia, head of tourism in this National Park.
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