Shuttle Service Bus+Boat+Bus from Arenal Volcano La Fortuna to Monteverde
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The Jeep-Boat-Jeep (or Bus Boat Bus which is the same) Service between Monteverde and Arenal/La Fortuna, also known as Taxi-Boat-Taxi is the most fun and the quickest way to travel between Arenal/La Fortuna and Monteverde. Leaving at 8:00AM from Monteverde and 8:30AM from Arenal you enjoy a half hour boat ride across Lake Arenal with the volcano looming in front or behind you. Starting in Arenal your mini-van will stop at your hotel and have a quick ride to the shore of the lake. On the other side another mini-van awaits for a climb up to Monteverde through nice countryside much of it planted in coffee or with pasture for Milk Cows. From Monteverde to Arenal it is the same service only in reverse. The trip takes 2.5 hours versus 8 by public bus or 4 in a vehicle. (There are also scheduled afternoon trips at 2:00PM or 2:30PM)
Departure from Arenal La Fortuna to Monteverde
8:30am, 2:30pm from La Fortuna (actual departure time varies depending on hotel pick-up location).
Departure from Monteverde to Arenal La Fortuna
8:00am, 2:00 pm from Monteverde (actual departure time varies depending on hotel pick-up location).
Duration: Approx. 3 hours total.
Includes: Ground transport to Lake Arenal; 30-minute boat ride to the town of Río Chiquito; 1.5-2 hour ground transport from Lake Arenal to your Monteverde hotel.
Price per person: US$35.00 (morning or afternoon)
* Rate includes pick up from your hotel. (main hotels) Please let us know the name of your hotels in order to check availability and rates.