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Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve

Address: Bribri Reservation, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Type: Reservations, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: Surrounded by the Bribri Reservation, the precious Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve is home to wildlife...
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Type: Reservations, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: Surrounded by the Bribri Reservation, the precious Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve is home to wildlife and foliage found in no other place in the world.
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

the best. do not miss it. so authentic and amazing, we went on a hike to a waterfall through the jungle. it's about an hour hike to the tree house.

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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A beautiful reserve; Keashuar is a great guide and his family is very friendly. We enjoy the tour a lot! Natural Mystic Travel included the tour here during our stay and we had a wonderful time!

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Bronx, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We toured Costa Rica for 2 weeks and our guide, a wonderful naturalist, assured us that our best rain forest hike would be at the Kekoldi indigenous reserve. He was indeed correct. Lukas, our Bribri guide, was kind and gentle and clearly loved his culture, his people, his work and the land. We started our visit spending a long time... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Very interesting to see and learn more from the ancient cultures... Who says Costa Rica has no culture...! very much they do! I went on a day tour and was introduced to all aspects of the ancient BriBri culture; they way they live, their beliefs, their tradition and the untouched nature! Beautiful!

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve Tour with Cahuita Tours – 5 out of 5 One of the highlights of our trip. We had a great guide – Adol. The Kekoldi Green Iguana farm was very interesting, the waterfall shop intriguing and the bathe in the pool refreshing (although we don’t fall for waterfalls quite as much as our American cousins!). Best of... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We hiked through the reserve with a very knowledgeable guide, Keysuar. If you can, ask for him. We were the only ones on the trip and it was so beautiful hiking through the jungle and so rewarding to get to the waterfall were we went swimming.

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Boston, MA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The forest is spectacular the falls is worthwhile (bring your swim suite). Be prepared for some steep descent and ascent, but nothing dangerous.

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Divide
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We spent 13 days in Costa Rica and this was my favorite tour. It was authentic and very informative. I learning how they live off of the land and medicinal plants. I also enjoyed making chocolate out of cacao. Learning about the iguanas was also very interesting. Our guide Antonio was extremely knowledgeable and a really great guide. We learned... More 

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San Diego, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is a tour not to miss! If you want to learn about the Bri Bri culture and how they are keeping their culture alive plus some history of the area, you will be quite satisfied. Visit the simple homes of two Bri Bri families, one you will learn about the Iguanas, the other about medicinal and everyday use plants... More 

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Trinidad, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

learning about their attempt to repopulate iguanas into the area is really cool! But the best part is after the tour hanging out with the locals and eating a typical BriBri meal with them and listening to stories. A very magical place.

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