Experience the ultimate tour of the cloud forest in Monteverde with a package that combines ziplining, a walk on the hanging bridges, visits to the hummingbird and butterfly gardens, and lunch at the restaurant.
Enhance your experience of one of the world’s largest live butterfly exhibitions during a guided tour of the Butterfly Garden in Selvatura Park in Monteverde. Ideal for families, this educational tour showcases the highlights of the gardens and offers insight into the life cycles of butterflies and other insects. See, too, a colony of leaf-cutter ants caterpillars becoming butterflies in the rearing chamber.
Admire some of Costa Rica's miniature wild wonders at Selvatura Park’s hummingbird garden and insect museum in Monteverde. Walk through a beautifully landscaped garden that's home to more than 100 zippy, colorful hummingbirds, and then get an up-close look at thousands of native insect species with the ‘Jewels of the Rain Forest’ exhibit, curated by a world-renowned entomologist.
If you're planning a visit to Monteverde, pre-book admission to the Santa Elena Could Forest Reserve, a protected zone featuring one of the most biodiverse landscapes in the country. At your own pace, explore a lush ecosystem of hanging vines, moss-covered trees, and thick canopy fed by constant moisture from clouds. It's a great option for travelers with their own transportation who prefer to tour independently.
Visit the herpetarium in Monteverde’s Selvatura Park, and get a personal introduction to Costa Rica’s snakes, amphibians, and lizards on a guided, one-hour tour. Start times are available throughout the day, and your guide will share fun facts about Costa Rican wildlife, ecology, and history, as well as the unique characteristics of each creature you see.