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Address: Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8304 7161
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Not your run-of-the-mill tours! Private and group tours in all of the cloud...

Not your run-of-the-mill tours! Private and group tours in all of the cloud forest trails in the Monteverde area. Exclusive sightseeing tours, transfer/farm/lunch tour, and private coffee tours also available. Guiding is not just a job; it is a commitment and a lifestyle!

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Go with Marcos!

We had a night hike with Marcos, the owner, and a day hike with Victor, one of the other guides. I cannot say enough about what a fantastic guide Marcos is. He knows everyone and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Laene
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a night hike with Marcos, the owner, and a day hike with Victor, one of the other guides. I cannot say enough about what a fantastic guide Marcos is. He knows everyone and everything in Monteverde, clearly loves his home, and is thrilled to be sharing it with people who appreciate it. We were running around in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Marcos was an amazing tour guide. He brought binoculars for us, and was able to spot SO MANY different animals in the cloud forest we would not have seen otherwise. Not only that, he also told us about some of the history behind the area and the country. The tour was very thoughtfully planned, and he made it his goal... More 

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Lansing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arranged for a private tour with Marcos. He met us early in the morning and we decided based on what we had seen the previous day in Curi Cancha reserve to visit the hanging bridges at Selvatura. I liked that he was flexible and eager to help us see as much as possible. He is an expert in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a night walk and selvatura walk with Marcos. He's great with kids and I thought more entertaining than another highly rated tripadvisor guide. Communication by email was excellent and they can give advice on other things to do in CR. If we comeback I would use Marcos over other guides.

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Cokato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Susu and Marcos offer an exceptional combination that will most certainly help you to make the most of your time in Monteverde! There were 6 people in our group: our immediate family of 4 (including 2 teenage boys), and 2 seniors. With our group's wide variety of interests and abilities, we were all thoroughly impressed by Marcos' commitment to each... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one morning with Marco at Curi Cancha. Our bed and breakfast arranged the hike and told us they thought Marco was the best guide in the Monteverde at present. He was definitely the best guide we had during our two weeks in Costa Rica. Marco's English is excellent and he even enjoyed the punny 3rd grade jokes we... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two days with Marcos and were so thrilled with his knowledge, friendliness, and enthusiasm. He took us on a night walk, a day hike, to the bat caves, and to a coffee/chocolate plantation tour. He made sure our three kids were interested and excited by all the wildlife we were seeing. He was so excited by finding wildlife... More 

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this review

It was a pleasure! We always aim to go above and beyond. Thank you for choosing us for your tours and other services here. And thanks for this review. See you next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to Monteverde, you should definitely take Marcos as your guide. First, he is super friendly (and Susu was super accomodating in organizing the tour). Second, he is super knowledgeable. Third, he is super engaged to ensure you get the most of your day. One of our unique moments in Costa Rica !

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this review

We are thankful that you chose us for your tour! Thank you for the review. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a trip to Costa Rica and decided to stop in Monteverde to visit the cloud forest. Other reviews suggested that getting a guide was the way to go in order to get the most out of our visit. I cannot say enough about Susu and Marcos! Marcos took us into the cloud forest and showed us everything. Our... More 

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We do believe that your tour is an experience overall, not just a tour that starts and ends at a trail head. We enjoy going above and beyond. Thanks and come back again! More 

Lakeland, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marcos was amazing. Our family of four had him take us on a private tour of the cloud forest. He was informative, passionate and professional. Our oldest daughter turned out to be afraid of the bridges. Marcos had to repeat himself several times as my fiance and I took turns getting our oldest across the bridges. He was great about... More 

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Pasión C, Owner at Pasion Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We love to travel ourselves, and feel our travel experience helps us provide better services for travelers like you. Come back soon! More 

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