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“Early wake-up but we don't forget this tour”

Esteban Daily Guided Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Nature guided customized tours through the most well known reserves in Monteverde as well as other birding destinations in Costa Rica, book with Esteban you wont go wrong.
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Together with my wife we were with Esteban on Jan 21th in the Valey en the Forest of Monteverde and the spottingresults incl. the Quetsal were super!!
The information, the attitude and enthousiasm great and we spent more time than we thought at the beginning.
A fantastic morning with a great guide, very recommendable!
Leo and Marga Schutter, Holanda

Thank Leo S
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Estaban took us into the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve about 10 days ago. His English is excellent, and he was very sensitive to our interests. He was very knowledgeable about the flora, birds, insects and other fauna we saw. His explanations were clear and interesting. He also seemed to have a very good relationship with other guides, and their sharing of observations was very useful. Esteban has a nice enthusiasm for what he does and is very likeable.

Es dificil para mi escribir mas porque no entiendo las preguntas abajo. Mi espanol es mal.

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

My wife and I spent a great morning birding with Esteban at and around the Mounteverde area. His knowledge and passion concerning the local birds, coupled with his winning personality made for a great day. Hire Esteban if you really want to go birding in the cloud forest. Oh, by the way we got great sighting of 3 Resplendent Quetzals plus 35 other species.

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

I can’t recommend Esteban highly enough. We are serious birders and requested a serious birding guide for Monteverde and surrounding areas. Esteban was certainly that and a lot more.

Esteban is incredibly knowledgeable about birds, professional, and mature. He knows where to go birding and knows how to find the birds once you are there. His English is excellent. But most important, Estaban is just plain fun to be around. His enthusiasm for birding and nature is contagious.

We birded four days with Esteban and he made our trip Costa Rica an exceptional one. We got over 250 species and a large number of the important endemic birds. While he is certainly good at hearing birds and then calling them with recordings, he is also stunningly good at actually seeing birds and describing where they are so you can also see them. I am still wondering how he managed to see a Royal Flycatcher or the Orange-collared Manakin at Carara!

My favorite days were the ones where Esteban, my wife, daughter and I were all birding shoulder to shoulder. We made a great team and we SAW a very large number of birds. Over 100 species that day!

We are hoping to bird again with Esteban. Maybe even down into Panama!

Thank DCAED
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Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

Our morning with Esteban was the highlight of our time in Costa Rica. Cold winds and rain dampened birding prospects. Esteban wanted to know what our interests were and explained potential options from which to choose. We were treated to an amazing number of birds, Violet saber wings to Resplendent Quetzel. Not only did we see a wide variety of birds, we sure enjoyed his company. Esteban's depth of knowledge, pleasant personality and skills were a delight. A magical experience.... Esteban is THE GUIDE you want.

3  Thank Debbyliz
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