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Curi Cancha Reserve, Monteverde
(4.7/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Discover a piece of Costa Rican cloud forest at Curi Cancha Reserve. The 96 hectare (237 acre)wildlife refuge was established as a nature reserve in 1997 and serves as a scenic spot for hiking and bird-watching. Take a guided tour or set off on the trails by yourself, exploring the primary cloud forest that's sprawled with pieces of open space that make it easier to spot native animals. Roaming the trails, you might see toucans, resplendent quetzals, sloths, anteaters, howler monkeys, or capuchins. Make Curi Cancha Reserve part of your personalized Monteverde itinerary using our Monteverde itinerary planner.
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  • This park includes both transitional and cloud forest. It is heavily forested and beautiful. There is a network of trails for hiking and viewing both wildlife and plants. The trails are well maintaine...  more »
  • Visited with Esteban as our guide, and spotted 63 species in a single morning in late November. Loved it. 
  • Since the forest here is thinner than in other reserves, it can be easier to see wildlife... if it's there. You can never tell whether you'll have a good day or not. Ours was not a good wildlife viewi...  more »