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  • Enjoy the trails on the Monteverde Reserve while on your Costa Rica vacation
  • One of Monteverde icons, the Coppery-headed Emerald Humming bird, and a highlight on all Costo Rica tours

Despite being a small town, Monteverde is one of Costa Rica’s most famous, and most visited, ecotourism destinations.  Located in the Cordillera de Tilarán, the region is home to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, an increasingly popular spot with tourists on a Costa Rica vacation.

The area that now constitutes Monteverde was founded by American Quakers whose pacifist beliefs forced them to leave the United States during the Korean War in order to avoid the draft.  The cool climate supported dairy farming and the Quakers were able to build a home.  In 1972, scientist George Powell and Quaker Wilford Guindon established the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve to conserve the area.

Due to its high altitude, over 1,440 m (4,662 ft) above sea level, Monteverde is covered in cloud forests that provide a great deal of moisture to the surrounding area thus supporting a unique and diverse ecosystem.  The reserve hosts nine main trails that are easy to access.  There is a larger network of less accessible trails as well as a number of research stations throughout.  The scenery and wildlife is incredible and there are many activities to enjoy on Costa Rica tours including zip-line canopies, horseback riding, hiking, suspension bridges, canyoning and more.  With over 100 mammal species, more than 400 bird species and numerous plant species, Monteverde is a true nature lovers destination.

 


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Extend Your Trip

After your Costa Rica tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

  • Cloud Forest Lodge Monteverde Costa Rica

    Escape from the bustle and noise of the workaday world on this getaway to an eco-lodge in the cloud forests of Costa Rica. Staying at Cloud Forest Lodge, you’ll relax on the top of a mountain, enjoying eco-friendly accommodations and unfettered access to the incredible Monteverde Cloud Forest.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 299
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essential Costa Rica

    From toucans to arrow frogs, Central America’s rainforest is rich with colourful treasures. Our Essential Costa Rica tour features Tortuguero National Park, the Arenal Volcano area, and Monteverde Cloud Forest.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,098
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Hotel El Establo Monteverde

    The Hotel features a 155 well-appointed and comfortable rooms with balconies or terraces. Each choice of room; Deluxe, Suite, and Honeymoon Suite, are located in six separate areas all with forest views. The hotel’s elegant facilities include the international restaurant "Las Riendas" and "Laggus".
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 471
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes
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  • Monteverde: Natural History Hike at Monteverde Reserve Half Day Tour

    Take a nature hike through the cloud forest of Monteverde. On this hike, you’ll have the opportunity to observe hundreds of species of mammals, amphibians, and reptiles, as well as the countless birds that call the park home, such as the Quetzal and hummingbird.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Monteverde: Nature Night Tour

    Explore the famous cloud forest of Monteverde by flashlight, spotting incredible animals like snakes, spiders, and tree frogs that thrive at nighttime. This nature hike is a great way to engage with animals in their own environment and an unforgettable glimpse of the rainforest at night.
    Duration:
    2 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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