Monteverde

3 Days - 2 Nights | From: $332

Hiking and scenery ... visit one of the world's most famous Reserves. Check out this amazing place and take a walk in the clouds, visit the Frog Pond, the suspension bridges or take a horseback ride at dusk...

 

Itinerary

Day 1: San José – Monteverde
Pick up in your hotel to travel to the Monteverde reserve. The trip takes about 4 hours, and the last 30 minutes of travel is done on a gravel road that goes up the mountain, a perfect loom to the amazing wildlife reserve of Monteverde. In the afternoon you will visit the Monteverde Frog Pond or Ranario This herpetarium with over 20 species of frogs and other amphibians allows visitors to appreciate the beauty of the areas amphibians and to learn about their role in the natural world (B)

Day 2: Hike and Sight
Early breakfast and tour to the famous Monteverde Biological Reserve, where you will join one of the daily guided walks prearranged by the reserve. Explore the trails and learn about the flora and fauna of the tropics in this awesome cloud forest. There are other cloud forests in different parts of the world, but Monteverde is special in its biodiversity. This is home to more than 450 orchids, 100 species of mammals (including bats), this forest is also home to Ocelots, Tapirs and some Jaguars. 400 species of birds, some of the more spectacular ones include the Long Tailed Manikin, the Resplendent Quetzal, the Bell Bird and the Bare-necked umbrella birds. 120 species of amphibians, and thousands of plants and also many amazing trees live here; for example the strangler fig, which start as a parasite among the branches, lowers its vines to the ground and over the years cut off the host trees sunlight. In some cases the host tree dies and decomposes leaving a hollow strangler fig tree. Return to the hotel and afternoon at leisure to enjoy the facilities or taking other optional tours (at an additional cost) overnight at the hotel of your selection. (B)

Day 3: return to San José
Monteverde – San Jose
Pick up in your hotel in Monteverde to get back to San Jose. End of services or select another short circuit to go... (B)

 

Included

  • Round trip ground transportation from San Jose
  • 2 nights at selected hotel, STD room
  • Taxes on lodging (13%) and meals (23%) described
  • Full support services by each local operator


Meals

  • 2 breakfast


Included Tours

  • Visit to the Ranario
  • Visit to Monteverde Reserve

 

Not Included

  • Meals, tours and transportation not specified on each program
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees to National Parks
  • Tips to maids, bell boys, guides/drivers
     

 

Seasons

  DBLSingle SupplementTPLCHD
Trapp LodgeHigh season346118332194
Trapp LodgeLow season346118332194
Fonda VelaHigh season408102381204
Fonda VelaLow season39895378204

 

  • Prices are per person in USD$
  • HIGH SEASON 2011: March, April, July, August, December
  • LOW SEASON 2011: May, June, September, October, November