Monteverde Biological Reserve

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide and entrance fee.
Difficulty Level: Easy
What to bring: Long pants, hiking shoes, camera, binoculars, insect repellent, raincoat.
Children Rate Policies: Rates for children apply from 4 to 12 years old.


Following an early breakfast, you will be picked up for one of Costa Rica’s most diverse natural history walks. Situated atop the Continental Divide in western Costa Rica, the Monteverde Biological Cloud Forest Preserve extends down both the Caribbean and Pacific slopes.

The resulting combination of climatic and geographic factors creates temperature and humidity gradients which change dramatically over relatively short distances. Splendid quetzals and bellbirds fly about the canopy of the forest, and iridescent hummingbirds hover around in search of nectar. Following the tour, return to the hotel.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Horseback Riding

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Transportation, entrance fee and bilingual guide.
Difficulty Level: Medium
What to bring: Long pants, tennis or hiking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, camera.
Children Rate Policies: Available for children over 6 years old.


Enjoy a ride among forest, open fields, coffee and banana crops, see fauna and flora that is specific to the Monteverde area.

You will see spectaculars views of the landscape, the golf of Nicoya, plantations and lush foliage that flourishes here in the primary and secondary forest.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Sky Tram, Walk, Trek

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Bilingual guide, entrance fee and equipment.
Difficulty Level: Hard
What to bring: Wear comfortable and light clothes, better if they are breathable, jacket or raincoat, hiking or tennis shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent.
Children Rate Policies: Available for children over 5 years old.


You will begin with a guided hike of the Sky Walk, which is a hanging bridges tour over the cloud forest. Following a short break you will review the safety instructions and receive the required gear, board a tram for 30 minute ride on the cableway, where you will have another perspective of the flora and fauna.

The Sky tram ends on a wide observation platform, here you will begin the zip lining tour where you will glide from platform to platform through the canopy of the world famous Monteverde Cloud Forest.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Night Hike Tour

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Transportation, entrance fees, bilingual guide and flashlight.
Difficulty Level: Easy
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hiking shoes or tennis, short or light-weight long pants, water bottle, insect repellent, camera.
Children Rate Policies: Rates for children apply from 4 to 12 years old.


This tour start at the sunset time; at this time is when all the wildlife are very active, because all the diurnals animals are looking for some place to sleep; and the nocturnal animals are starting your activities.

This is also a great experience because you will have the opportunity to hear and see animals very different than on the day time. The most common animals you will see are sloths, coatis, agoutis, porcupines, gray fox, tarantulas, frogs, some species of insects and many sleeping birds.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Trapiche Tour

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 1 pax
Includes: Bilingual guide.
Difficulty Level: Easy
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hiking or tennis shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen, camera.
Children Rate Policies: Rates for children apply from 5 to 11 years.
Notes: Transportation is not included but available for an extra fee.


During the tour of the farm there is a small tilapia pond, plantations of bananas, plantains, arracache, macadamia, oranges, sugar cane and coffee. In the span of the walk around the farm, we explain the process involved in sugarcane cultivation, natural history and also the opportunity to taste the sugar cane and its derivatives.

Finished this interval will display the coffee process, which starts showing from planting and continues with the process of crushing, peeling and roasting by our machinery. To finish the tour of the plantation, you’re invited to make a short trip in a oxen cart(not obligatory), it starts from sugar cane plantation and finishes at the building where the cocoa process is shown.

There are step by step through the process of cocoa from different stages: starting with a brief explanation of how the tree develops, pollination of it, how to get the fruit, seed fermentation, drying, roasting and grinding cocoa and in addition brief explanation of how to obtain tasting chocolate. Right after finishing the cocoa process, it will show the “guaro“ process (cane liquor).

Next thing on schedule is the demonstration of the different types of the typical trapiches (sugar cane mills) there are three types in the farm, a manual one, an oxen mill and a water mill. You will see all of them running! The tour culminates at the place where artisanal sugar cane candy is done. Various derivatives are made (brown sugar, traditional costarican “perica” or “sobado” (fudge like) and caramel. It is a great opportunity to interact and make your own candy.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Don Juan Coffee Tour

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: N/A
Includes: Bilingual guide, entrances fees, coffee and chocolate tasting.
Difficulty Level: Easy
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hiking or tennis shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, camera.
Children Rate Policies: Rates for children apply from 6 to 15 years old.
Notes: Transportation is not included but available for an extra fee.


The Don Juan Coffee Tour staff will pick you up at a time TBD to enjoy a chance to experience firsthand the tradition that is the growing of coffee in Costa Rica. The farm has a typical ox-drawn cart that you can take a ride in. The Tour lasts two hours and involves a half kilometers walk along an easy trail. The tour takes place on a coffee farm located two kilometers outside of Santa Elena – Monteverde. After the coffee tour, start the Chocolate experience! you will be completely immersed for 30 minutes within the world of chocolate enjoying its delicious aromas and learning about its history.

You will participate in the chocolate making process and have the opportunity to taste the fruit of the cacao and observe how the small cocoa beans are magically converted into a rich tasting chocolate drink. You will get an insight into the traditional methods that our ancestors used to roast the beans, separate the husks and grind the beans. At the end of the tour you can enjoy the taste of the chocolate you’ve made in a variety of forms; liquid chocolate, plain chocolate, spiced chocolate and of course, chocolate with coffee.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Curi Cancha Reserve

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Transportation, entrance fee and bilingual guide.
Difficulty Level: Medium
What to bring: Long pants, hiking shoes, camera, binoculars, insect repellent, raincoat.
Children Rate Policies: Rates for children apply from 4 to 12 years old.


This is a private wildlife reserve in the very heart of Monteverde Cloud Forest.

During the guided hike at Puma Trail of about 1 mile length, which is the perfect spot for birdwatchers, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the quest of the resplendent Quetzal endemic and most representative bird of the area besides many other bird species and some mammals.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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Santa Elena Reserve

Duration: 3 Hours
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Transportation, entrance fee and bilingual guide.
Difficulty Level: Easy
What to bring: Long pants, hiking shoes, camera, binoculars, insect repellent, raincoat.
Children Rate Policies: Rates for children apply from 4 to 12 years old.


The Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve is situated 7 km northwest of Santa Elena town. The Cloud Forest Reserve is an exceptional hiking experience. The Santa Elena Cloud Forest is a wonderland of green lushness.

Giant tree ferns, bamboo and palm trees grow abundantly in the under story, while thick moss covered liana vines dangle from the canopy. Use all your senses to enjoy the frequent sightings of birds and mammals, to hear the song of the Quetzal and the roaring of the Howler monkeys and to identify the tracks of the shy Puma, Coati and Red brocket deer. Looking northeast on clear days, you can see the spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano and lake with the same name.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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El Tigre Waterfalls

Duration: Half Day
Minimum: 2 pax
Includes: Transportation, local guide, entrance to the property, snacks and horseback riding.
Difficulty Level: Medium
What to bring: Change of clothes, Hiking shoes, raincoat, bottle of water and camera.
Children Rate Policies: Available for children over 12 years old.


The El Tigre Waterfalls are found within 60 hectares of forest, mainly, primary and in which it is common to observe some species of animals such as monkeys, snakes, peccaries, a variety of insects, birds, among others; the place offers two different trails and four beautiful waterfalls between 15 and 30 meters high. The walk takes 3 hours approximately with difficulty from intermediate to advanced and during the tour you will cross rivers and stone paths.

After a 25-minute transfer from your Hotel in Monteverde, you will arrive at El Tigre to begin the trekking. If the weather conditions allow it, you can observe the Arenal, Rincon de la Vieja, Tenorio and Miravalles volcanoes from a wonderful viewpoint, as well as some sectors of the Guanacaste province and Arenal Lake.

At the end, you will enjoy some snacks by the river and a 35 minutes horseback ride.


- Rates are subject to change depending on the hotel location.
- Tours are tide and weather conditions dependent.
- Rates are subject to change without prior notification.
- Some tours require an specific level of physical condition.
- Ask us about making your tour private.
- Rates in USD.
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