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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

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Address: Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 55-5655, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2645 5123
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07:00 - 21:00
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US$125.00*
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Private Monteverde Cloud Forest Walk
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US$75.00*
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Selvatura Park Extreme Adventure Canopy Tour in Monteverde
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US$66.00*
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Selvatura Park Eco Adventure Tour of Monteverde

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A walk in the clouds

Great place for a nice and long walk into the forest. You get to see many birds and animals. Recommended for those who like relax hiking

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
marvicoto
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a nice and long walk into the forest. You get to see many birds and animals. Recommended for those who like relax hiking

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trails through the first looking for wildlife, enjoying a waterfall and the peaceful sound of birds as you hike.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a group walk through here, nice nature hike,without the nature. Saw a few birds,may have been time of year.

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent guide (Jonathan) and the highlight of the visit was a visit to the hummingbird garden afterwards. We didn't see a lot of wildlife (mainly birds) but we did learn a lot about the plant life and the cloud forest

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in early November, went on the 7:30 am tour had Sergio as our guide. He was wonderful, taking the time to explain a lot about the different plants and animals in the cloud forest as well as answering lots of questions for us. I am thankful to the people that recommended using a guide as we felt that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a magical place. The waterfall is beautiful but what I find most beautiful is the intense green of the leaves of the trees. The canopy tour in particular is the most exciting canopy tour I have been on. Crossing through clouds and not been able to see where you are going will pump your adrenaline. Monteverde is an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We opted for 3 miles of hiking though the park between 10 AM and 1 PM, and we did not have a guide. The trails are in good shape and very well marked. The lookouts are worth the walk, and you can hear myriads of bird calls. We were hoping to see more fauna (we saw a lizard, birds and... More 

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Jackson, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spend a day or two hiking in the clouds!! If you start hiking early enough, you will ascend the trails into the clouds. We hiked up to La Ventana lookout and were surrounded by clouds; it was fascinating and quite beautiful. We stayed there as the sun burned through the clouds and the view opened up to a stunning vista... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

There are several trails to choose from at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. We ventured to the waterfall, which was very pretty. I am uncertain whether you can hire guides at the reserve directly (our guide was Oscar of Nasua Tours), but I wouldn't want to go without a guide. The guides worked together to make sure that all tours... More 

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our walkabout and the scenery. Didn't see too many animals but the foliage and waterfall are breathtaking. We also went up to the adjoining coffee house for hotchocolate and coffee and we're mesmerized by the hummingbirds.

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Reserva Biológi... M, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your collaboration in the preservation of the Cloud Forest; your visit and your opinion is very important to us. More 

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