Monteverde Wildlife Refuge, Monteverde

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Explore some of Costa Rica's most pristine cloud forest at Monteverde Wildlife Refuge. Birdwatchers head here to catch sight of plentiful exotic avian species including quetzal, bellbirds, and toucans. Other species such as olingos, raccoons, armadillos, and sloths also inhabit the area. At an elevation of 4,724 ft (1,440 m) above sea level, oxygen is more sparse; avoid overexertion and bring plenty of water. Buy a poncho from the gift shop to protect from the wetness of the forest. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Monteverde Wildlife Refuge by using our Monteverde itinerary maker.
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  • La peor experiencia en Costa Rica. Decidimos hacer el tour nocturno por recomendación del hotel. La visita consistió en ir andando rápido de un lado a otro, con muy pocas explicaciones y viendo muy po...  more »
  • My girlfriend and I spent two days here with a birding book and a pair of binoculars. It was rainy out both days, but we still saw tons of birds! I hope that everyone who visits is as lucky as we were...  more »
  • Had a wonderful guide (Jesus), and we saw a sloth, a armadillo, tarantula, green snake, sleeping toucan, honeybadger, and many more Note - our daughter who does not like bugs, was not a fan of the hik...  more »