Take a tour in the Arenal Volcano area that’s been designed for nature lovers. The area is one of the best places in the Costa Rica for bird watching. Birds are most active early in the morning and become active again as the day cools into evening. Expect to see toucans, parrots, oropendolas, colorful tanagers, and parakeets. The area is the habitat of a variety of birds that make their permanent or temporary home near Lake Arenal.