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Forest Alive

Costa Rica
+506 2645 9997
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Highly recommend for one of a kind experiences

Booked with Forest Alive Nature Expeditions and it was the best decision. Our tour guide Ian was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fort Myers, Florida
A fanatic of the jungles of Monteverde

This place has to be the first place you visit on your day of arrival to Monteverde. Why you may... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2017
Carlos M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked with Forest Alive Nature Expeditions and it was the best decision. Our tour guide Ian was incredible, he picked us up from our hotel and we went to the Selvatura Park with hanging bridges! I highly recommend private tour because we saw so much...More

Thank JJ M
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This place has to be the first place you visit on your day of arrival to Monteverde. Why you may ask. This place has possibly the most knowledgeable guide out of all Monteverde. He has been in the field like few people have. He is...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This visit I wanted to make sure my friends had the advantage of a wonderful naturalist guide while in Costa Rica. 5 years ago I had visited with my husband and grandson and Andres was a great guide; so had to have him again! Everyone...More

Thank marleydog123
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Our family enjoyed our time with Andres on the night tour. He would show a light on different animals he saw. We had dinner with him afterward, and he was full of cool stories. Recommend booking him ahead of time like we did.

Thank heatbeat
Reviewed March 17, 2017

What a incredible find!!! We heard of Forest Alive by sheer accident -- through a casual conversation with the owner of the place we were staying at in Alajuela. Following a flurry of emails and phone calls, we signed up with Andres (the owner of...More

Thank NaliniM
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We did a 2 weeks trip to various parts of Costa Rica, always focusing on parks and wildlife activities. From all the tours we did, out day with Andrés is the one that we preferred the most. He takes the time to talk to you,...More

Thank JPHarvey44
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

On one of the three days me (23) and my parents spent in Monteverde, we had an afternoon of birding booked with Andrès. When we first met he really took the time to listen to our interests and preferences and he knew just where to...More

Thank Faelle H
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

I was traveling with my Mom and Sister. All of us are adult age and we had a great time. Ian was our tour guide, he was certainly knowledgeable about all things related to nature. Andres was very friendly and accommodating. We saw Quetzals among...More

Thank Ryan N
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Andy is the best! My husband and I loved our tour of the Monteverde Cloud Forest with him. He is so knowledgable and the private tour was well worth the extra money! He pointed out color, plant variation and rarities that I know we would...More

Thank scbrammer49
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Andre is very knowledgeable, fun, and personable. We saw a lot of animals, birds, and bats and had a great night tour.

Thank Ben M
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Josh D
This or Esteban's tour?
February 24, 2017|
Response from Forest Alive E | Property representative |
We have the best naturalist guides in our team that work with us exclusively! We have very experienced naturalists and biologists with years of working in the field. Our tours are only private where we focus on your... More
What time of day was best for the bird tour??
August 1, 2016|
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Response from jimOnChinook | Reviewed this property |
The guys are so knowledgeable and honest that I would ask them. Time might depend upon month and weather, so we tourists can't answer you properly.