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Monteverde Night Walk Costa Rica

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 1085655, Costa Rica
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Overrated, nice scorpios tho. Our son was scared!

First and foremost, cloud forest, without clouds. So we got there, well dressed for this perilous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bertanny_and_Ronaton
Great experience!

Johnny, our guide, was amazing, informative and very funny. We were able to see a green viper, a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Monteverde Night Guide Association offers professionally guided night walks in the world-famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve. Our forest is the largest and most pristine tropical cloud forest in Costa Rica and Central America, protecting an incredible biodiversity within its 4,200 hectares (10,000+ acres).
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 1085655, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, cloud forest, without clouds. So we got there, well dressed for this perilous adventure. We were not sure about bringing our son Tedward, as he tries to pick up and eat insects back in Georgia. But we did, and lord was it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny, our guide, was amazing, informative and very funny. We were able to see a green viper, a tarantula, two kinkajous and more. He was able to tell us about the ecosystem and the animals, and also show us where some “hiding spots” are, like...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of visitors but extremely well organised from pick up from hotel to return back. Our group was quite small with 7 people. Our guide was so competent and patient by telling us so many funny stories and background of the nature. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Johnny Villegas, our guide, was amazing at finding creatures of the night forest. Green viper, kinkajou, sleeping toucanet, guan, and armadillos. This was done in the less visited Aguti Reserve.

Thank Paul N
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to walk up and down lots of hills and stairs. Very interesting. Even if you don’t see many nocturnal animals it’s still really cool hiking at night in the rain forest and listening to the night sounds

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We did a number of Guide supplemented Tours from the parks ........ this one was a private evening tour that sheds new light on all the fauna. We saw snakes and we have never seen birds sleeping. How about the tarantula coming out of the...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to see t Wildlife while in Costa Rica you must go the night walk! We saw a sloth, green viper, tucan, walking stick, frog, tarantula, and much more. This is well worth the adventure.

Thank Kenneth F
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We enjoyed getting to see the active life of the nocturnal animals. The trails were a little crowded but the guides helped each other to make sure we saw interesting things. Worth the time and money.

Thank Tracie D
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

One of the main reasons to visit Costa Rica is the opportunity to visit the wonderful Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. The thought of a night hike was intriguing and one of the major guide books listed it as one of the highlights of the area,...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We got into Monteverde and found out about this hike and went on it that first night. We saw a sloth, sleeping birds, frogs, tarantula, scorpion, and a green viper. It was cold, windy and a little rain so I recommend dressing accordingly. They provide...More

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15 January 2018|
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Response from da_kneesSaintJohn | Reviewed this property |
There were none whatsoever in December. We did get bitten by army ants however. Wearing socks, boots and perhaps tucking your pants in to your socks or wearing pants with a fitted cuff would protect you.
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Response from seetheworld2014 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, the guide lead us around and seemed to know the places where some of the animals make their homes. The birds and sloths were high up in the trees and didn't bother anyone. The spiders and tree vipers were... More
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