We really enjoyed going to Arenal Hanging Bridges for a walk through the Costan Rican rainforest. Like most activities in Costa Rica, it wasn’t inexpensive, but it was worth it for the experience.

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We quickly found that with whatever you want to do in Costa Rica, there is a tour guide you can pay to accompany you on whatever path or trail you are walking on and who will stop to point out every spider, ant, frog, monkey etc.

Some people really want all that additional information, but we simply wanted to go at our own pace and enjoy a 1.5 to 2 hour walk through the forest. We’d paid our $50 so it was time to get cracking. Here we are quickly catching up to the bottlenecks of tour groups at the start of the trail.

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It didn’t take too long to get past the large groups and once we did, we were set and were commenting that it would most likely take these groups 3 to 4 hours to complete the hike.

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The hike made for a great experience and the tour had a good number of hanging bridges, with many that were quite long and high, which definitely added to the fun.