With a guided tour, a leisurely walk in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve or Curi Cancha Reserve is transformed into an educational outing with plenty of opportunities to see plants, birds, and other wildlife you might miss on your own. This tour is led by a naturalist guide who can answer any of your questions about the cloud forest, animals, or Costa Rica in general?a small-group tour means you?ll have lots of chances to ask.
- Guided hike of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve or Curi Cancha Reserve
- Naturalist guide helps you spot wildlife and learn about the ecosystem
- Hikes are custom chosen for the day but are always leisurely
- Small-group tour means you have more time to chat with your guide
What You Can Expect
You’ll be picked up at your hotel in the morning, and brought to one of our wonderful trails in the Monteverde area.
Depending on the others in your small group and your guides’ recommendation, you might go to the Monteverde Reserve, Santa Elena Reserve, Curi Cancha Reserve, Aguti Reserve, or SkyWalk bridges.? Upon arriving at your trail, your guide will pay the entrance fees, and then you’ll start your leisurely, slow pace guided forest walk.? (Tip: it’s a “walk,” not a “hike”!)? The terrain is generally accessible, though the Santa Elena Reserve has one trail that is wheelchair accessible.
Your approximately 3hr walk will entail walking small distances and stopping often, to observe, soak up information from your guide, and learn about the wonders of the cloud forest and other forests.? You’ll also get to use binoculars and a telescope to enhance bird and another wildlife viewing (wildlife never guaranteed).? After your tour, you’ll be dropped back off at your hotel.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Trail entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off in the general Monteverde and Santa Elena areas
- Small-group tour
Food and drinks not included.? Please bring a refillable water bottle if you’d like water.
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Tour runs rain or shine!? We will cancel only if weather involves severe rains accompanied by thunder and lightning.
- Please wear closed toed shoes (no flip flops).
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Hotels and landmarks (if you’re staying in an Air BnB or another rental) in the general Monteverde, Cerro Plano, and Santa Elena areas.
Morning tours (7:30am – 10:30am)
Afternoon tours (2:00pm – 5:00pm) Hotel pickups commence approximately 15-20 minutes prior to these times.
3 hours (approx.)