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Monteverde TrainForest

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Address: 5 kilometros al norte de Sta. Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 7572-1000, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 5700
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Two beatiful vintage trains will take the visitor through an amazing 2 hour...

Two beatiful vintage trains will take the visitor through an amazing 2 hour trip through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Ideal for family groups and people with mobility limitations. Great views of the Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde Cloud Forest, restaurant, souvenir shop and gourmet coffee shop available, open year round from 7 am to 4 pm, night tours available upon request.

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A great trip into the cloud forest via rail, on a narrow gauge steam train. The day we went, the clouds were very evident -- no sun at all -- and it was cool (take a windbreaker... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2011
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Cheyenne, Wyoming

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2011

A great trip into the cloud forest via rail, on a narrow gauge steam train. The day we went, the clouds were very evident -- no sun at all -- and it was cool (take a windbreaker at least) but the trip was enjoyable nevertheless. Got lots of opportunity to see the vegetation of the cloud forest up close from... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2011

expensive but interesting option to visit the rain forrest, specially for kids and train funs. It is a small replica of an old train which goes through the forest to the astonishing view point - if without clouds vulcan Arenal and lake are at your hends... There is a short trail through forest at the stop and guides are quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2010

This attraction [www.trainforest.com] opened in July 2009. I saw a small comment [about 100 words!] in Wanderlust and thought it looked great. It is! There are two 1940s restored engines, both originating from the UK, and 8 carriages. From Puntarenas it takes about 1.5 h to get there, about half on unpaved roads so be prepared for bumps, though plans... More 

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