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Desafio Monteverde Tours - Day Tours

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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About Desafio Monteverde Tours - Day Tours
We’ve been helping people enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica since 1992, including breathtaking Monteverde. Discover the fascinating ecology of the Monteverde Cloud Forest with our Eagle-Eyed Guides! Located here in Monteverde with local experts on staff to provide free information on tours, hotels & transport, plus maps and hummingbird & monkey garden. Come visit us!
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bannanerz wrote a review Feb 2020
Singapore, Singapore23 contributions6 helpful votes
Booked the Monteverde Cloud Forest guided tour. There was a mixup and the pickup never arrived. Desafio immediately called another taxi though, at which point it was an hour late. The annoying part is there’s no emergency number to call, so when the pickup didn’t come no one was able to help immediately. Good thing the guide Rodrigo had a direct line to someone in their team, who was able to send another taxi driver to pick me up. They were very apologetic about it & promised to investigate. Meanwhile guide Rodrigo is extremely knowledgeable. It is a shame that I was late + paired with a family that only spoke Spanish (I don’t) and therefore most info on the tour was in Spanish. Normally they do either all English or all Spanish tours, somehow there was a miscommunication.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Antsy2 wrote a review Dec 2019
Vancouver Island, Canada5 contributions
As part of our group tour in the area we choose Defasio for some adventure experiences,,,we were not disappointed......Moises was our guide......very knowledgeable professional guide.....steered us safely through the rocks and made it more fun then we expected.Terrific experience with new friends and led by experienced friendly guides. Great lunch at their spot! Highly recommend this team of adventure pros if you are looking for a fun safe water experience!!! Pura Vida
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Mono mono wrote a review Sep 2019
White Plains, New York3 contributions
Desafio was extremely easy to work with, very responsive and very reasonable about arrangements. Activities were top notch including transfers to and from la Fortuna and Monteverde. I would highly recommend them— we have a large family and they made everything easy— Horseback to Monteverde was a highlight of our trip (I don’t see why you’d skip a horseback to Monteverde, it was so much fun w/ boat ride too and taxi. The horses were calm and well trained.... my family of 5 w/ young kids 8-11, loved it— wear comfortable pants not shorts! Scenery was great and the added elements made it quite an adventure! Nixon, our guide, was attentive and fun to ride with.... he was locked in to ensure our safety and that we had a great trip. Our luggage followed us along safely to our destination.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Alison S wrote a review Jul 2019
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My sister and I had such a wonderful trip! It was a great mix of planned activities and free time, and everything went so smoothly. Angelica was super supportive and organized during the whole planning process too. Thank you!
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Cris wrote a review May 2019
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Instead of renting a car, we used Desafio for transport between three different places in Costa Rica. They are an excellent service. On time, great drivers, good rates. We will use their services again!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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