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Forest Alive

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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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About Forest Alive
In a Natural History Private Tours you will be in the Nature Documentary yourself. Learn about the Cloud forest with your Naturalist Guide who will help spot unique wildlife and plant species. The forest has a unique language, let our guide from the Forest Alive Naturalist-Team translate it for you! Day tours and Night tours in all different Reserves and Parks in Monteverde and adjacent areas. Why a Private Tour? Go away from the crowds. Perfect for families. Experience the forest according to your own goals and interested. The right pace and focus for photographers(beginners, amateur and professionals equally). For people that want to have a deeper experience in understanding the different forest types of Monteverde. For Scientists like Biologist, Botanists, Ornithologist, Teachers and more...
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We only offer private tours with high flexibility on which reserves to visit or how to aim your visit with a custumized experience to your goals and interests. We meet at our office and shop where you can gear up and after we sit and talk about what your interests are, we fine tune our itinerary and even determine where to go as Monteverde offers many kinds of ecosystems or reserves and wildlife migrates according to last minute changes. We offer the best chance to experience the Forest Alive with us!
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Our guide, Andres, was a native Costa Rican with a deep knowledge of local biology. His commentary helped us understand what we were seeing and how it fit into the local ecology. He is witty and opinionated. Highly recommended!
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After few seconds with Andy you know that you will live something particular, you perceive the good vibes and you guess it will be the same for the animals. He really loves what he is doing. He takes time for searching, finding, showing and explaining about vegetals and animals.
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Andres Alvarado aka Andy brings all that you could ask of a private tour guide. His enthusiasm is infectious and knowledge outstanding. Our half day with him, which extended to lunch and early afternoon, were truly memorable and included a wide variety of birds and vegetation,
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Super day with our exceptional knowledgable local guide Andres. This man is truly an Encyclopedia of all things living in the forest. Without him we would not seen anywhere near the things we did. He was very attentive to detail, took time to really explain interesting facts
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We had a great day today in Monteverde Cloudforests with our guide Andres. He spoke perfect german AND english. Having him as a guide made the trip to the park so much better. His explanations about the plant and animal world were interesting and easy to understand. He pointed
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