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Rafael Elizondo Nature Tours

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60109, Costa Rica
+506 8838 8145
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Best guide in Monteverde!

This is my second time going on a guided tour with Rafael. You do not understand how much you need... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Wendy_PlettSunTours
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Unforgettable experience

You must do the tour with Rafael who is not only an expert but also very friendly and a nice... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Loïc J
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We offer tours in the area of Monteverde, collective or privated, allowing the visitors to enjoy the Nature and beauty of the town.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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60109, Costa Rica
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+506 8838 8145
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"naturalist guide"
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"spotting scope"
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"birds and animals"
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"curi cancha reserve"
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"flora and fauna"
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"monteverde area"
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"knack"
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"hawk"
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is my second time going on a guided tour with Rafael. You do not understand how much you need a guide until you try it without one! It's also like walking through a museum and not knowing what anything is...you need a guided tour...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

You must do the tour with Rafael who is not only an expert but also very friendly and a nice person. You can't miss this unique experience in Monterverde: Rafael will be the perfect guide and photographer. We highly recommend him

Thank Loïc J
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Rafael was a great guide, really passionate about nature and birds watching. We had a really good time with him. Thanks to him, every birds'songs seem now familiar. Sophie, Soraya and Louise

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time with Rafal in Curi Cancha!He is a great guide,very passionate and with an impressing knowledge of all the birds and trees we saw in the park. He can imitate the sounds of the birds precisely and he took time so...More

Thank Camille D
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Rafa was amazing. We had him as our guide for two weeks while we, a college biology class, traveled throughout Costa Rica. Rafa often carried his spotting scope on hikes and was able to point out animals what most guides let alone normal people would...More

Thank namsiu
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Rafa was the most amazing guide we have ever had in all of our travels! I don't know how he finds all the birds and wild life in the Curi Cancha Cloud forest. With his bird calls he is a bird magnet as they magically...More

Thank Betty M
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I was in Monteverde over the summer and had the BEST tour guide ever--Rafael! Most definitely go to Rafael's personal site to book him. He is super passionate about what he does and is extremely knowledgeable!! My group and I had so much fun with...More

Thank Kelsi A
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Rafa was amazing! I went to Costa Rica on a school trip and Rafa’s knowledge and kind personality made the trip perfect. I’m hoping to return to Costa Rica someday and Rafa is the only tour guide I would hire. Thank you Rafa!

Thank Natalie M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Rafa is a guide like no other in the area....he is very knowledgeable about the various species you will see, he is a bird aficionado and a warm people person. He has been my guide for more than 8 times when I have brought group...More

Thank Colette B
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Make sure you contact Rafael Elizondo for an expert guide through the reserve. My husband and I still talk about him! He could actually imitate the bird calls! He captured so many close up pictures for us using our mobile phones. We developed a bond...More

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