Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

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Experience a truly memorable natural environment at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. The lush, protected, and diverse 5,000 ha (12,355 ac) contains a staggering 2.5% of the planet's biomass, with a considerable amount of life being endemic to the park. You have the opportunity to independently traverse 13 km (8 mi) of jungle trails, trying to spot any one of the 500 species of birdlife that live in the canopy. Alternatively, consider hiring a guide for an indispensable and enlightening lesson into the amazing ecology of the reserve. Be sure to try the restaurant and stop in the gift shop after exploring the natural wonder. Make Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve a centerpiece of your Monteverde vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Monteverde vacation route planner.
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  • Home of the impresive Resplendent Quetzal, a must visit place to see this beautiful bird considered the symbol of the cloud forest, many activities around and services.  more »
  • Left me underwhelmed! You can hike all the trails in 2-3 hours. We saw the quetzal :-) but only the female without the plumage :-( Get a guide when you go else it's $17 / person of walking through sce...  more »
  • This is a beautiful cloud forest with easy hikes. Go early in the morning to see wildlife, and during the rainy season to avoid crowds. So glad we went with a guide who pointed out various plants and ...  more »