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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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  • It is in the same area as the Monteverde reserve, as it is part of the same primary forest, but has no crowds of tourists. You can see all kinds of wildlife, and if you go with a guide, you enjoy it a lot. Highly recommended!
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  • The weather was unusually fine and warm on the day we took our 7.30 am guided tour. We were recommended here for wildlife as the forest is not as dense as Santa Elena or Monteverde cloud forests. Our ...  more »
  • We had booked which has shown us a lot and explains a guide "Roy". He was superb, without him we would have seen anything and not so great pictures. I can only warmly recommend him our hotel has booked him for us. VL. time to ask whether to call him and know him, he's really top!
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