Curi-Cancha is a birdwatcher?s paradise. The Resplendent Quetzal, Three-Wattled Bellbird, Blue-Crowned Motmot, Orange-bellied Trogon, and many others are frequently seen. Indeed, over 200 species of birds have been observed making their home in Curi-Cancha. Frequently sighted mammals include armadillo, coati, agouti, kinkajou, ocelot, two-toed sloth, and three species of monkey: mantled howler, white-faced capuchin, and spider monkey.
You will be picked up from your hotel in the Monteverde area to drive about 30 minutes to the Reserva Curricancha in Monteverde to start your?dream journey of approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes, binoculars, waterproof coat, and a camera.
What You Can Expect
The Curi-Cancha Reserve is located in the Arenal-Tempisque conservation area in the heart of Monteverde. Protects 83 hectares (205 acres) of 50% virgin forest, 45% secondary forest, and 5% grassland. The altitude ranges from 1,450 meters to 1,615 meters, with 40% of very humid montane low forest and 60% of the pre-montane humid forest.
Seven kilometers of nature trails allow visitors to explore the flora and fauna of the tropical cloud forest. Curi-Cancha is a paradise for birdwatchers. The Quetzal, the Bellbird, the Bobo bird, the Orange-bellied Trogon, and many others are frequently seen. In fact, more than 200 species of birds have been observed in Curi-Cancha. Among the most commonly seen mammals are the armadillo, the coati, the guatita, the hammerhead, the ocelot, the two-toed sloth, and three species of monkeys: the howler monkey, white monkey face and the spider monkey.
Visitors are invited to explore the trails on their own or hire the services of a guide to improve their experience. Guided bird watching walks are also available with guides who have specialized experience in finding and identifying local birds. The Curi-Cancha Reserve develops sustainable practices designed to maintain the reserve in a healthy habitat for the animals. Our main objective is to protect the flora and fauna, at the same time provide the first level of service and responsible with the environment to our guests.
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Bilingual guide
- Entrance fees
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
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Schedule and Pricing
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Hotels in the Monteverde area.
4 hours (approx.)