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Curi Cancha Reserve

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Address: 300 meters west of the Monteverde Cheese Factory, 60109, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 6915
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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To protect of natural resources of the planet operating through an...

To protect of natural resources of the planet operating through an economically and environmentally sustainable business that preserves local forests and biodiversity, benefits people of the area, and provides the highest quality experience for the visitor.

Walk along beautiful natural trails with an experienced guide and see different species of birds and mammals. Learn about the amazing diversity of the cloud forest.

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cool place to see birds

definitely worth a spot. pretty ground. saw the quetzal bird. make sure you take a guided tour in order to see all the birds!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

definitely worth a spot. pretty ground. saw the quetzal bird. make sure you take a guided tour in order to see all the birds!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We did both the Monteverde Cloud Forest and Curi Cancha. We liked them both but saw more in Curi Cancha. It's more open, you could see birds better, and the hummingbird garden was truly impressive. We did both a guided tour and a walk by ourselves. No matter how good you are at spotting birds, the guides are better!

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our host Christian from Rainbow Valley Lodge recommended this tour. He also made the reservation for us and set us up with our guide David. Cost $15 entrance/person and $20/person for a guide. Approximately three hours. David did an amazing job on this tour. He did his absolute best to show us everything he could find. He was extremely knowledgeable... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Curi Cancha on a whim, and are so glad that we did!! Mauricio was so helpful! We saw a male and female quetzal!! It was fabulous! We also saw a viper, with the help of a guide! The surroundings are quite different than Monteverde Cloud Forest, and there are several places to rest. I highly recommend this place!

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area to explore with or without a guide, you tell the person at the office how long you want your adventure to be and he will give you the approriate route to take on well marked trails, did not see alot of wildlife but it was good excersise

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited the reserve several times, lots of birds and some mammals may be seen, guided tours available too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow this is definitely the best tour that i took in my life. Our guide Christian was so knowledgeable it was just great. He helped us find a lot of different birds and we even saw snakes and a tarantula!!! His explaination were great and he explained to us a lot of things. Please if you are in the area... More 

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Black Mountain,NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fabulous reserve. My wife and I got there in late morning and had missed the guided tours. So, we were given a map and suggested route from a very helpful person at the ticket counter. We had a great self-guided tour and saw a large variety of birds and mammals. We took pictures of many of them... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a fabulous variety of habitats here and a hummingbird garden that positively buzzes with birds, inlcuding the elusive blue dacnis. Many tracks are very rutted and so you can walk or watch but not both.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here after 3 solid hours of rain at the Cloud Forest Reserve. Here it was raining off and on, and often sunny with rain at the same time. We saw a lot of birds. The forest here is less interesting than at the Cloudforest Reserve, but there are beautiful open areas, that are easier to see birds and... More 

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