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Curi Cancha Reserve, Monteverde

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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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  • For not so experienced bird watchers (like us) a guide is a must! With the help of our guide we were able to spot many birds incl. three Quetzals (2 males, 1 female), several Toucanets and a Motmot. T...  more »
  • Our guide found 3 quetzals in an avocado tree for us. They also have an amazing hummingbird garden with at least 10 different kinds of hummers that are totally unafraid of humans so you can get very c...  more »
  • Christian was a great guide! He loves nature with passion! Even though we understand not much English is this leadership in memory! The reserve is always worth a visit! We saw the Quetzal and others and learned a lot about the ecosystem of the cloud forest! A dream!
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