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Itinerary
You'll be picked up at your hotel in the morning, and brought to one of our wonderful trails in the Monteverde area.

Depending on the others in your small group and your guides' recommendation, you might go go the Monteverde Reserve, Santa Elena Reserve, Curi Cancha Reserve, Aguti Reserve, or SkyWalk bridges.  Upon arriving at your trail, your guide will pay the entrance fees, and then you'll start your leisurely, slow pace guided forest walk.  (Tip: it's a "walk," not a "hike"!)  The terrain is generally accessible, though the Santa Elena Reserve has one trail that is wheelchair accessible.

Your approximately 3hr walk will entail walking small distances and stopping often, to observe, soak up information from your guide, and learn about the wonders of the cloud forest and other forests.  You'll also get to use binoculars and a telescope to enhance bird and other wildlife viewing (wildlife never guaranteed).  After your tour, you'll be dropped back off at your hotel.
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Pasion Costa Rica
Overview
With a guided tour, a leisurely walk in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve or Curi Cancha Reserve is transformed into an educational outing with plenty of opportunities to see plants, birds, and other wildlife you might miss on your own. This tour is led by a naturalist guide who can answer any of your questions about the cloud forest, animals, or Costa Rica in general—a small-group tour means you’ll have lots of chances to ask.
Highlights
  • Guided hike of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve or Curi Cancha Reserve
  • Naturalist guide helps you spot wildlife and learn about the ecosystem
  • Hikes are custom chosen for the day, but are always leisurely
  • Small-group tour means you have more time to chat with your guide
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile
Marcos 真棒 (is the best)!

Marcos was knowledgeable, humorous and patient as we tracked the various species of wildlife we were looking for. While wildlife spotting depends on luck somewhat, his experience and friendly relationship with other guides helped narrow the search down very fast. We saw a sloth, quetzales,...More

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Awesome guide in a very unique setting

Marcos was an incredibly intelligent, smart guide who created an unforgettable experience for our group in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. He would spot things miraculously and then quickly setup the spotting scope so us normal eyesight people would be able to see what he was...More

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Indeed, a guide is quite helpful in the cloud forest. So happy we could provide a great tour for you!

Reviewed 24 February 2018
We had a wonderful time with Victor

My wife and I went on a morning tour with Victor that was outstanding. He took us through a forest area that he and an associate have reclaimed and made accessible to visitors. It was lovely. Victor showed us beautiful birds and small animals. He...More

Thank Robert K
Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Wonderful to hear! Thanks so much.

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Marcos is the BEST!

OK I'm not a birder or all that interested in small animals, reptiles etc. HOW-ever, our 2 cloud forest walks with Marcos from Passion Costa Rica, which our travel planner, Costa Rica Custom Trips, had reserved many months in advance, were absolutely engaging and extremely...More

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for your review! We love our partnership with Costa Rica Custom Trips, and we're happy we had the opportunity to meet you through them. There are lots of rich things to do here in Monteverde - glad you could experience many of them!

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Trip Highlight!

We learnt and saw so much on our morning with Marcos and really enjoyed our time with him :) We had been on plenty of hikes without a guide but it made such a difference having someone so knowledgeable with us. Highly recommend booking a...More

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you; come back again soon to visit!

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