Combo Tour: Las Pailas Trail + Oropendola Waterfall + Lunch
Location – Start of the Tour
Las Pailas Trail Summary
The 2 miles (3.2 km) Las Pailas trail cuts through tropical dry and rain forests with stops at various secondary volcanic activities.
The hike starts right after the entrance office where the trail starts at an open area with few trees. This trail consists of volcanic activity while you learn the legend of the volcano, different species of plants, trees and volcanic activity such as:
- Volcanic Bubbling Mud
- Inactive volcanic lakes
- Small craters
- Volcanic Fumes
Around this trail surrounded by forest and dense vegetation, you might have the opportunity to spot wildlife during the hike. Keep in mind that wildlife is unpredictable and we can never guarantee to see wildlife.
Not suited for guests with knee, ankle, or mobility issues
- Difficulty: Moderate Hike
- Duration: Between 2-3hrs
- Distance: 3.5km (2.5 miles ) total. The trail is a loop
Oropendola Waterfall Summary
Get ready for a refreshing dip in the La Oropendola Waterfall. This is a small walk of half a mile each way (1km) that you do on your own along a path of varied terrain that leads to the river. You also walk a small distance inside the river until you reach the waterfall. La Oropendola waterfall, with its impressive 25 meters, falls into a bubbling turquoise pool in the exuberant canyon of the Blanco River, creating an incredible tropical oasis.
You will enjoy a delicious typical buffet lunch at La Hacienda Restaurant.