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Curi Cancha Reserve

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Open Now: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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More chance to see wild animals than...

We enjoyed Curi Cancha much more than Monteverde Cloud Frest National Park. It is smaller but there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Los Angeles, California

We came here on an early morning tour with our guide Esteban Mendez (look him up, he has a website... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bethesda, Maryland
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To protect of natural resources of the planet operating through an economically and environmentally sustainable business that preserves local forests and biodiversity, benefits people of the area, and provides the highest quality experience for the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
300 meters west of the Monteverde Cheese Factory, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6915
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed Curi Cancha much more than Monteverde Cloud Frest National Park. It is smaller but there are much fewer people. You can feel being nature more and see the wild animals and birds more easily even without a guide. We have our own binoculars,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on an early morning tour with our guide Esteban Mendez (look him up, he has a website, HIGHLY recommended). This is an amazing reserve without the crowds of people. We saw 3 quetzals plus a bunch of other animals. The entrance ticket...More

Thank Papadroid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a guided tour in the Monteverde area Christian Mena is an excellent choice. Extremely knowledgeable with a great eye for spotting wildlife. Funny and personable. Speaks English and Spanish fluently.

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our morning guided tour with Jorje. He helped us to see a wide range of wildlife across the different forest habitats and made it very interesting for all ages including our two children (aged 8 and 11). Jorje had a great...More

Thank wanderlust7313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide David was just fantastic. He had not only a diverse and profound knowledge about botany and biology. He also interfered us the importance of nature conservancy, animal Protection and to live in harmony with nature. Thank you for the great Tour, we will...More

Thank Franzi80110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our tour, saw loads of wildlife and learnt a lot from our guide who was incredibly enthusiastic, knowledgeable and eloquent. We would highly recommend asking for David who we are sure is the best guide! We saw quetzals, spider monkeys, a viper,...More

1  Thank sophie c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This reserve is a beautiful place - we spent a few hours with David exploring, all the reserve had to offer. We saw some wonderful birds, and insects, agouti, a coati, as well as lots of plants. David was very knowledgeable and friendly guide with...More

Thank LMF2506
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the night tour with David this evening. We had a laundry list of things we wanted to see on the trip- the elusive Quetzal, the new star- the sloth an owl, etc. etc. etc We are also introducing our bird / animal loving...More

Thank Keri W
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours walking by ourselves ( without a guide) and had an enjoyable walk through the forest seeing limited wildlife. We decided to stay for a guided walk to see if there was wildlife around that we had missed.... Jorge was...More

Thank 309lindz
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This beautiful quiet reserve is very wonderful for bird watching. The trails are varied and extensive.

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31 December 2017|
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Response from Reserva Curi-Ca... M | Property representative |
Hello! The guided Natural History Tour runs everyday at 8 am and 1 pm. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and costs $20 per person for guide fees for the semi-private option (groups no larger than 9) or $55 per person... More
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30 December 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
I used Oscar who is listed and he set me up with an excellent person. He was listed under Travel Advisor. There are guides on site and also, there is the Chamber of Commerce in Monteverde, itself. Curi Cancha is fairly... More
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16 March 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
I paid about $32 for the night tour at Monteverde with transportation and the same $15 plus $20 for Curi Cancha w/transportation. Very delighted. Make tour arrangements there through TA or the local chamber or onsite at... More