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Address: Bribri Reservation, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Surrounded by the Bribri Reservation, the precious Kekoldi Indigenous...

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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2 days with the BriBri were amazing

First of all I do have to say that there are several places to visit the BriBri, and i'm not sure which one I went to (just check the pictures to see if you recognize it). We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
MarcMich
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Hasselt, Belgium
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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all I do have to say that there are several places to visit the BriBri, and i'm not sure which one I went to (just check the pictures to see if you recognize it). We went to BriBri village and from there 30 minutes further to the river which is the border between Costa Rica and Panama. it... More 

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Worth doing. Lovely family. Shown about so many different fruits, and tasted them all. Saw frogs and spiders! So interesting, fab to make your own chocolate from the bean too!

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Thank Suzygrose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

I always go to this place around early october for watch the hawk's migration. It is a wonderful natural phenomenon and the natives are such a polite peoples. The bedrooms are very protected against mosquitoes and the food is so delicious. If you are an adventure tourist.... and you love the nature... you won't miss this place!

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Thank Caroline T
Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I saw this tour with Ever from Chaquita tours and it was one of my highlights! After going to an Iguana farm we visited the Bribri reservation and a Shaman showed us medicinal ways plants and trees. We also made real chocolate to spread on bananas and then cocoa to drink by roasting the cocoa beans, crushing them, grinding the... More 

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2 Thank ngeary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We had a great time with Keysuar, our private guide. He spoke so many languages. English with us, Bri Bri with his family, Spanish at his home, and French and Italian with travelers we ran into during our tour. It was really fun to learn about he customs and way of life of the Bri Bri. I visited the Yorkin... More 

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Thank ivsail
Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I hired a private bi-lingual guide to take me out early in the morning. At 5:30, my Kekoldi guide Kesh and I hiked up to their bird tower. Although a little muddy from recent rains, the hike was not too strenuous and the birds were amazing. They do regular tours throughout the day also. Fun times!

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2 Thank Angela C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Extraordinary people...good hearted families, many things to learn from them, pure life in the jungle! Forest provides everything! Listen to them carefully, learn their ways of life, respect their hospitality! Amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Do not miss to learn from the indigenous people what "pura vida" really means. You may follow a knowledgeable guide like the amiable Keshua who will exercise arrow shooting with you, produce chocolate, put Indian makeup on you, explain the medicinal plants, other fruits and crops and teach you the local Bribri language. Check out an overnight stay with the... More 

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5 Thank PankowBerlin
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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4 Thank Ellen H
Miami, Florida
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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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