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Guides of Monteverde

#25 of 49 Tours in Monteverde Features Animals
Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5122
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Adrian Mendez - best choice for serious birding

During our 17 day trip in Costa Rica, we enjoyed the services of about ten different guides in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathryn N
Rolla, Missouri
Adrian Mendez Excellent Guide

My wife, our 10 year old son and I had a wonderful time with our guide Adrian Mendez. He was... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2017
Culloden, West Virginia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5122

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our 17 day trip in Costa Rica, we enjoyed the services of about ten different guides in various areas; we've also traveled extensively both on and off the beaten path. Adrian Mendez is one of the best guides I've ever had for anything -...More

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

My wife, our 10 year old son and I had a wonderful time with our guide Adrian Mendez. He was extremely knowledgeable, answered all our questions and worked to make the trek interesting for our son. We saw some amazing birds, including a great view...More

Thank MikefromWVa
Reviewed May 8, 2017

If you are a planning a trip to the Monteverde Cloud Forrest, do yourself a favor and book Adrian Mendez as your guide! He has almost 25 years of experience and extensive knowledge about the flora and fauna of the park! Even after we left...More

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed March 16, 2017

danillo brenes bird watching guide monte verde! danillo spoke very good english! we had a private tour! which was quite expensive! which obviously we new when we booked by email! he was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about all the birds we seen! we were very...More

Thank bartonjess63
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Had a wonderful experience with Roy who was wonderful with our group that had kids 2,5,5,5,8 and 9 - not an easy crowd to stay focused! He was visibly worried that he wouldn't find enough wildlife to make the kids happy but did a great...More

Thank LonsdaleTraveller
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Oscar took us through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Was very informative, explanations were easy to understand. Was great at locating and showing us the wildlife. We were very lucky to see the fabulous Quetzal on our tour.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed February 23, 2017

A friend had highly recommended Adrian for the Monteverde area, so I contacted him and made arrangements a couple months in advance. I'm glad I did, because he is such a great birding guide, I'm sure he is in high demand. If you need a...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed December 9, 2016

What a day! We were picked up at our resort in Coco Beach about 6AM, transferred to a comfortable van, and met Edguar Belasquez, our guide, and Hugo ,our excellent driver. Ours was a private tour booked through CSUnique. Edgar used my camera to get...More

Thank tennisplayerbbb
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Our accommodation owner recommended Adrian as one of 3 highly experienced guides for Curi-Cancha and we were not disappointed. As it turns out, Adrian had 24 years of guiding experience, which along with his obvious passion and enthusiasm, meant we had a highly educational 3...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

While staying at the Arco Iris Lodge they highly recommended Adrian as a guide for the Curi Cancha reserve. Also, friends stayed here two years ago, were very happy w/ him and highly recommended him as well. I'm glad we listened to both b/c he...More

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January 2, 2017|
Response from TravelustNYC | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I am a traveler and simply reviewed Adrian Mendez, who is one of the independent guides of Monteverde. However of our 3 different ones in Costa Rica he was our favorite. He knows the forest in Monteverde extremely well... More