Another must-do for nature lover. Costa Rica holds 5% of the biodiversity of the world and at the Education Center of Selvatura you will be able to learn about the mayority. I you wish to extend the excursion you may also join into the visit if the butterfly garden or the reptile and amphibian exhibtion.
What to Bring: Comfortable outdoor clothes and shoes, camera and raincoat
A magical place for nature lover consisting of cloud forests and coffee plantations, monkeys, mist, a variety of gritters, horses and friendly locals. Due to its altitude of over 1400 meters over sea level, monteverde is lucky to be covered often with clouds that bring life giving moisture. The small town of Santa Elena is filled with tasty restaurants and artisan shops, while the nearby rainforest hosts a remarkable amount of biodiversity and a splendid variety of nature tours.
Selvatura Insect Museum
Are you a naturelover and a birdwatcher? Then this tour will be pure joy for you. Imagine a beautiful garden with more than 100 birds of this goregous species cheerfully flying around you. With their stunning aerial maneuvers and vibrant, lively colors this a real treat for photographers too.
What to Bring: Comfortable outdoor clothes and shoes, camera
Monteverde cheese is sold throughout the country of Costa Rica and the factory is an important element of the community. While visiting the factory you will gain a profound idea of the processes governing cheese and dairy production. You will be able to try samples of various cheeses but also ice creams and smoothies.
What to Bring: Comfortable outdoor clothes and shoes, camera and appetite
Monteverde Cheese Factory
Translated to "Heavenly River" - A hike to Rio Celeste is a very famous attraction. The body of water's moniker stems from its striking color, which is caused by the interactions of chemicals and minerals linked to the region's volcanic activity. It runs through the Tenorio Vulcano National Park and offers fantastic scenery for nature lover and photographer
What to Bring: Comfortable hiking clothes and shoes, raincoat, camera, repellent
Rio Celeste Day Tour
Cloud Forest Night Tour
With an estimated 80% of wildlife being active at night; if you are a naturelover - this is a tour not to miss. After a fabulous sunset and as darkness sets in, watch the cloud forest reawaken. Flashlights will be provided.
What to Bring: Warm, comfortable and long outdoor clothes, hiking shoes, insect repellent, rain gear, camera
Costa Rica is reknown for its first quality coffee. In this tour you will learn the entire process of the coffee production from the bean all the way to the freshly brewed cup in your hand. You will also learn about the chocolate & sugar cane grow, harvest and production.
What to Bring: Comfortable outdoor clothes, sun cream and camera
Coffee & Chocolate Tour
Monteverde Horseback Riding
What better way could there be to explore the green and mountainous countryside of Monteverde than on the back of a horse? Horses were the main transportation mean back in the days for Monteverde, and for some locals they still are.
What to Bring: Long, comfortable pants, closed shoes, camera and raincoat
Tree top walkways and hanging bridges through virgin cloud forest are one of the most amazing ways to experience the beauty of this rare ecosystem. Each bridge has a width of five feet, the widest bridges in Costa Rica, and also a capacity of up to 80 people per bridge making them both the longest and strongest bridge systems in the Monteverde Cloud Forest.
What to Bring: Comfortable hiking clothes and shoes, raincoat, binoculars, camera