Costa Rica had become one of the world's top ecotourist destinations. Experience the biodiversity of a tropical rainforest via aerial tram for a truly unique perspective. In the canopy, if there's room enough to wiggle, you'll often find something wiggling there, and there's no better way to explore this treetop world than by aerial tram with a trained naturalist guide to help you spot and identify the surrounding flora and fauna.
As we ascend the mountain, we will notice a change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful array of colors and visuals.
The experience will start with a short 30 - minute walk, where we will introduce you to the Central Pacific transitional forest, during the walk we can observe the amazing flora and fauna. Once the walk is over it's time to start with the chocolate experience, International Cocoa Collection of the Central Pacific, during this experience you will learn about the different varieties of Cocoa, as well as the ancestral history and the impact on the world economy, and the most important part is that you will be able to try the actual Cocoa fruit before the process, as well as try different types of Chocolate and mix it with tropical fruits.
As an additional plus on this experience you will learn about 2 of the most traditional agricultural products of Costa Rica ¨Sugar Cane¨and ¨coffee¨you will have direct contact with the plants and the natural history of these crops.
Bird enthusiasts won't want to miss the Curicancha Reserve in Monteverde, known as a bird-watcher's paradise. Here you'll get the chance to spot over 200 different species of colorful, exotic birds, as well as amazing animals like the sloth and spider monkey. You'll be conveniently picked up from your accommodation, and then allowed to roam freely along the trails of the reserve, or go with a guide if you prefer.
Experience Costa Rica’s spectacular nature on this night time excursion to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about the region’s wildlife from an informative local guide and watch the forest come alive at night. Spot bats, frogs, and rare creatures like kinkajous, ocelots, porcupines, and olingos.
Depart your cruise ship for an adventure that combines nature trails, hanging bridges, and ziplining. A must-try for nature lovers and thrill-seekers, the combination of activities lets you see the jungle from the forest floor and immerse yourself in the tree canopy above. Plus, round-trip transportation from Caldera Port lets you skip the hassle of renting a car or navigating public transportation.
Learn about Costa Rican cuisine on this hands-on tour in Quepos. First, visit a farmers’ market to browse and select ingredients for lunch. With the help of local cooks, you’ll learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch, “ceviches” with plantain or banana, picadillos, and more. Along the way, find out about the origin of the organic ingredients, how they are prepared, and how you can recreate the dishes at home.
Spend a day hiking the trails of a 205-acre (83 hectares) nature preserve. The Curi-Cancha Wildlife Refuge is 50 percent old-growth forests, 45 percent secondary growth, and 5 percent open pasture, making it an oasis for hundreds of species of birds. Look for other animals like armadillos, coatis, agouti, cuchi cuchi, ocelot, two-toed sloths, and three species of monkeys within the preserve as well. A professional guide will share history and information about the area.
Take a look at everyday life in the Costa Rican countryside on this farm tour from Monteverde. Learn about sustainable agricultural practices that have been in place for generations as you walk past banana trees, coffee plants, livestock roaming areas, and vegetable plots, and then enjoy a freshly prepared meal prepared with ingredients from the farm.
Our controlled-breaking system allows you to zip-line without the need of grabbing the cable so you experience great sensations while flying carefree. For your safety and comfort we also have double cables, double harness, platform with handrails and top of the line equipment so that your adventure is unforgettable!
This canopy tour includes 10 cables and 15 tree platforms, some of them connected with peaceful and pretty natural trails. This is the safest and most entertaining zip line course on the central pacific coast.
Immerse yourself in the cloud forest to witness one of the most beautiful birds in the world, the quetzal. Considered sacred to many Latin American cultures, San Gerardo offers ideal habitat providing you the best chance to find these birds in the wild. During your hike, learn all about this unique ecosystem from your naturalist guide.
This tour allows visitors to enter the incredible world of Bats by experiencing a guided and instructional experience where the bats fly in their simulated natural jungle environment.
The tour is informative, educational and entertaining focused on biology and conservation.
Learn with SinwaTour of Flora and Fauna that are hidden in the Cloud Forest Reserve of Santa Elena. The Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve is located in the Caribbean part of the continental divide, at an average height of 1600msnm, with a predominant climate due to the trade winds of the Northeast, with an approximate annual precipitation of 4000mm³, an average temperature of 18 ° C Relative humidity around 100%. It is found in the humid montane forest (Holdridge) living area.
For more than 64 years the Torres family has had the blessing of seeing three generations grow in a land where 6 families currently live. The economic activity for many years was dairy farming but in more recent years, the family has been venturing into agrotourism to diversify the economic income and still maintain the traditional agricultural activities of the farm.
The tour lasts approximately two hours and thirty minutes.
Let's experience Jacó on two wheels! Anyone can rent a bike but where to? First thing we´ll meet downtown to pick up the bikes. In our art bike route you will explore both art and nature in town the way we locals do. Jacó is mostly flat, without any training you will make it! There will be excercise but our main goal is take you to see what otherwise you would miss. We´ll discover the art painted on our walls and the story behind the creators. This is a longer and more complete version of the walking art tour I also offer, with more art and more life style. We´ll make also a stop at a local restaurant to enjoy a nice cold drink. Don't hesitate to participate within your firsts days in town, you´ll learn a lot about the area. Bring your camera, it is perfect for taking pictures :)
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Enjoy an amzing walk on the trails of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, the
largest of these protected areas, which is more than 10,415 hectares. As a tourist/
adventurer you can discover more than 500 mind-blwoing species of orchids in
the limbs of the large trees, while lianas, ferns, mosses and lichens fill the rest of
You will be picked up from your hotel in the Monteverde area to drive
approximately 30 minutes to the Monteverde Reserve in order to start your
dreamy tour of approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. What to bring: Walking
shoes, binoculars, waterproof coat and camera.
Guided Night Walk
This walk takes around 2 hours, where we'll walk on the trails of this private reserve looking for all kind of criatures, most of those active at night time, but being able to possibly spot some day time active fauna sleeping too.
Treasuring moments through engaging nature. Birding has become the fastest growing outdoor activity worldwide. In the past were a hand full of retires but now days’ Young people as early as 8 years of age are observing our feathery friends more and more.
Birding has it all, while watching birds there are always other wildlife around, how many dozens of time I have been seeking for birds while an Ocelot passes by or an anteater lays dormant up on the tree branches. At a very slow pace we will travel short distances between Herradura Bay, Jaco and Hermosa Beach’s wildlife sanctuary. From abandoned pasture fields to thick forest patches we will cover some of the most common and colourful species.
During your vacation you will able to Explore and learn about the Educational System, National Park System, Social Security, religion and local custom of the Pacific Area of Costa Rica. During your tour, you will notice there are only a few remaining values of our culture. However, the region is blessed with virgin forests that help the local economy
You will have an opportunity to go where few tourists have been and acquire rich historical information of our region and our country.
•For all the family, comfortable clothes
•Bring plenty of water
•Farmers market Friday. afternoon/Saturday morning
Enjoy of this guided tour through Puntarenas City and learn more of the port you are docking to you will enjoy the natural history of puntarenas by participating in the mangroove boat tour and the cultural historic tour of Puntarenas with one of our guides.
This tour is a unique experience which provides visitors with a true cultural understanding. Our philosophy was born from our local Monteverde family who wanted to give clients an exclusive excursion different than conventional tours. We aim to provide our clients with a extraordinary experience by fully immersing them in this vibrant culture. This tour begins with a walk to a hidden Strangler Fig Tree, where there is an option to climb inside of it. Here, we have the chance to meet Capuchin White Face monkeys and Howler monkeys, who are both frequent visitors to the area. After spending time at the tree, we will go towards the upper part of the mountains, passing the original central town of Monteverde. This is where the Quakers settled in the 1950s and founded the cheese factory as well as the Quaker school. We will then catch a ride to an organic coffee farm in the bordering town of San Luis.
Receive a warm greeting from Mangrove Birding Journeys who offers tours in the mangrove
of Guacalillo and the Rio Grande de Tarcoles. For MBJ, it is a proud bring our service to them
since apart from being the only company that pioneered projects of ecological conscience,
we are defenders of life and we respect its natural course reason why our company does NOT feed the wildlife.