Curi Cancha Reserve, Monteverde

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#3 of 21 in Wildlife in Monteverde
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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  • August 16, 2017
    We went to the reserve recommended by the hotel and we do not disappoint. David, the Guide, is a great passionate and very applied. He showed us a lot of animals and we were able to see the quetzal. Go back in March-April 2019 to see the aguacatillos do fruit, apparently it is a party.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We took a guided tour with Chris and are so glad we did. Curi Cancha is amazing because they do not let in very many people each day, so you often do not see other groups of people during the hike. We...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We had a morning walk for 3 hours with a guide taken on site ($ 20 per person in addition to l) entry nice Guide but skinny booty that day: two toucans initially, a beautiful snake, two quetzals and then a few butterflies and birds. Self-guided tour presents little interest because we would have nothing seen, guides share between them all along to spread the news of the animals seen and where to increase our chances to see them.
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