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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

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22 MI Southeast Of Tilaran 35 km, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 55-5655, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a guided tour through the forest. The forest itself is so fascinating and the guide tells you a lot about it's history and all the different flora. It is not garanteed that you see animals, but we were blessed to see a...More

1  Thank Shirley K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good Hike. Altho bring a rain jacket, comfortable walking shoes and some water. Take the bus in from Santa Elena for 700 , it comes every few hours. Its a nice walk and there is a map with different routes to go to. You can...More

Thank Carmen T
Reviewed 4 days ago

There's so much wildlife to see in Costa Rica, although less in Monteverde than other places. People who come to Monteverde towards the end of their trip are sometimes disappointed as a result of this. The Cloud Forest Reserve is, however, a beautiful place to...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Cloud Forest Reserve in early April of 2018 with my wife and daughter. We did the Sendero Nuboso hike in an afternoon. There are wonderful views from several viewpoints, particularly the Great Divide.

1  Thank William O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 7am for a 7:30am tour and were fortunate, so fortunate to get Felix, a walking encyclopedia of fascinating information on every facet and detail of this reserve and its flora and fauna. We saw both male and female quetzal but so much...More

1  Thank Jodi G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second time in my life in this forest. I finally brought my kids. Its worth it. You can totally just walk in and book a guide for that day at the one building at the entrance. Our tour company booked it for...More

1  Thank chakakhanchakakhan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to see wildlife and take a nice hike. There are hummingbird gardens right outside of the park that are also worth a stop.

1  Thank my_traveling_soles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I spent one night at the San Gerardo research station. We found the public transportation cheap to get there and back (2$pp, ea way) (call ahead to the main BEN office for details). We had a beautiful, tranquil evening at the station...More

1  Thank Sammy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to really see the Cloud Forest in its natural state then this is the place. No zip lines or rides, just natural beauty

1  Thank Ahgas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just not worth the long bus ride to it saw butterflies hummingbirds reptiles just 3.5 hrs there and 3.5 hrs back was not worth the price paid for it for a few hours

1  Thank Aprile M
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25 September 2018|
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Response from MtEverest | Reviewed this property |
Show up at the front desk and they will find you a guide.
12 June 2018|
Response from i-travel-for-us-all | Reviewed this property |
I saw taxis all around when we were there and the staff is extremely helpful. I think you’d be able to request them to call one for you if you needed it. We actually have a French couple a ride into Santa Elena because they... More
Lauren A
18 May 2018|
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Response from flycatcher06 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I am pretty sure you can go in and out for the day because I know we went it for breakfast