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Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve

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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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Bri Bri tribe!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Georgios K
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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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Berlin
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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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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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2 Thank Charlotte D
Bronx, New York
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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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8 Thank firstripwithkids
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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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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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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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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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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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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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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