Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

The rain and cloud forests of Monteverde in Costa Rica are regarded as some of the most intrinsically beautiful natural locations on the planet.

Monteverde Tours

Monteverde ToursAs an essential hub for ecotourism you'll find numerous means of exploring and finding out more about the wildlife and the plants which call Costa Rica their home. From canopy walkways to zip-wires, there's more than one way to get to grips with life in the jungle.

Monteverde Cloud Forest is an absolute highlight of the region. Contained within the 26,000 acre borders you'll find not only the largest collection of wild orchids on the planet but numerous other migratory and indigenous creatures which are rarely seen outside of this beautiful protected nature reserve. 

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Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

Insider Tips

The Bat Jungle
Located in Monteverde, the Bat Jungle is one of Costa Rica’s top attractions, designed to introduce travellers to the incredible world of bats. The Bat Jungle is a world class exhibit where you are able to experience live bats flying through a stimulated jungle environment. Take a guided tour and listen to bats socialising using special ultrasonic microphones for an incredibly intriguing experience.
When to go
Planning your tour to coincide with the arrival of migratory birds is a great idea and for those visiting from the turn of the year through to September the chance to see the iconic quetzal is a joy to behold. You can expect to find mist and wet weather from November through to February with rain mainly occurring in the afternoon during the months of May leading up to late October/early November.
Highlights & Activities

Monteverde Tour Highlights

With over 60 types of amphibian and almost 100 species of migrating birds (including the illusive quetzal) there's plenty to see both on the ground and in the air with several rare and exotic examples of Central American mammal calling Monteverde Cloud Forest their natural habitat.
Ziplining & Canopy Walks
If you can picture yourself hurtling through a lush green rain forest canopy on a zip-line then you couldn't be in a better spot. A more sedate form of exploring the upper echelons of the rainforest is via a stroll along numerous suspension bridges.
Flora & Fauna
Cited as one of the premier cloud forest reserves on earth, Monteverde is a real treat for all amateur botanists with an abundant and diverse range of flora and fauna ensuring it's nature trails are out of this world. One of the most successful types of plant to be found within the reserve...

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