- From 6 to 12 years old
- Must present student ID
Children or resident Golden Citizens
- From 6 to 12 years old
Monteverde is a sanctuary for more than 500 species of birds, a paradise where the popular Three-wattled Bellbird and the majestic Resplendent Quetzal stand out. Those that love these beautiful animals can enjoy a specialized tour in which they will have four and a half hours of searching for birds at an hour when they are most active. There is only one tour scheduled per day, beginning at 6:00 am from the reception of the Monteverde Preserve. In order for this tour to take place, there should be a group minimally of 3 and with a maximum of 7. The tour includes breakfast in our restaurant Raices.
Natural History Tour
Visiting the most famous Cloud Forest of the world and having an enriching educational experience in order to enjoy in the best way the secrets of the forest. Explore with our expert guides the biodiversity of the area, home for more than 130 species of mammals, 500 species of birds and 120 species of amphibians and reptiles. For plant-lovers there are more than 3000 species of which 500 are different types of orchids, as well as thousands of examples of insects. The tour begins with an introductory video about the flora and fauna of the cloud forest, followed by a tour guided by a professional for 2 1/2 hours. It is offered at different hours of the day.
When night falls, a new world awakes in the Monteverde cloud forest. Many species of wildlife are more active at night, showing us a different world, from nocturnal frogs to the mysterious bats, all a part of the nocturnal landscape of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve. For those that wish to experience the nocturnal biodiversity of the tropical forest, we invite you to participate in the Night Tour accompanied by a specialized guide. This tour can be enjoyed every day and begins in front of our reception at 5:45 pm. For those that have no car, the tour offers the options of with or without transportation to the center of Santa Elena.
An opportunity to have a comfortable and accommodating lodging submerged in the Monteverde cloud forest. Our Casona is a lodging possibility in a lodge of rustic personality and in harmony with the nature of Monteverde. Its operation has been designed to minimize environmental impact through sustainable methods, backed by the Certification of Touristic Sustainability of which we have 5 leaves (maximum category).
During your stay in our Monteverde Reserve you will have a suite equipped with wardrobe, bathroom with shower, hot water, WiFi and area for meals and drinks.
Our guests have three meals a day including breakfast and lunch in our restaurant “La Foresta” and dinner in the “Tramonti” restaurant, one of the best authentic Italian and Costa Rican food restaurants in the Monteverde area.
Tel.(506) 2645 - 5112 ó 2645-5122 ext 108
Fax.(506) 2645 - 5034
Bank Account Numbers: Banco Nacional: in colones: 100-01-000-115271-9 or account in dollars: 100-02-000-601286-8 to the name of ‘Asociación Centro Científico Tropical’.
A copy of the proof of payment must be sent to the Fax (506)26 45 50 34 or to the email firstname.lastname@example.org directed to the accounting department; please be sure to specify the details of you payment(date of reservation, number of people in your party, group name, services, etc.).
During your visit to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, delight yourself to a great variety of delicious Costa Rican dishes in our cafeteria and restaurant. Enjoy authentic typical dishes from Costa Rica, hot drinks to cut the chill of the cloud forest with delicious snacks.
The restaurant is open every day from 7:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.