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Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
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Wonderful time with Adrian Mendez

We enjoyed his presence and expertise during our two days at Monteverde. His sense of humor and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wegoustay
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State College, Pa
Affable, enthusiastic, passionate, and knowledgeable - You won't regret hiring Adrian!!

Adrian was recommended to us by our accommodation and we went as part of a small group of 6 people... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
jerrym825
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Quesnel, Canada
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Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed his presence and expertise during our two days at Monteverde. His sense of humor and certainly his knowledge of local birds made for a great time in the forests there. From walks in the forest to wandering the gravel road in the "pig...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Adrian was recommended to us by our accommodation and we went as part of a small group of 6 people. He came on his motorcycle to our place and then we car pooled from there to the Monteverde Park where we purchased our entrance fees....More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We booked a tour with Adrian Méndez. With his knowlege and enthousiasm about the flora and fauna, we were very interested during the whole tour. Within a glance he spotted amazing birds which he could tell everything about. Also, he took the time to answer...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Early morning guided walk in Monte Verde with Rodriguez. Amazing. He was patient and informative, setting up scope for all to view creatures and birds. I was truly blown away by the amount of plant life growing upon single trees. If you visit Costa Rice...More

Thank Jayne F
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

My beautiful girl and I were as so lucky to be able to spend two different days with Adrian on July the 14th and 15th 2017. The first day was walking through the Reserva and he did not let one minute go by that he...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

During our 17 day trip in Costa Rica, we enjoyed the services of about ten different guides in various areas; we've also traveled extensively both on and off the beaten path. Adrian Mendez is one of the best guides I've ever had for anything -...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My wife, our 10 year old son and I had a wonderful time with our guide Adrian Mendez. He was extremely knowledgeable, answered all our questions and worked to make the trek interesting for our son. We saw some amazing birds, including a great view...More

Thank MikefromWVa
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you are a planning a trip to the Monteverde Cloud Forrest, do yourself a favor and book Adrian Mendez as your guide! He has almost 25 years of experience and extensive knowledge about the flora and fauna of the park! Even after we left...More

1  Thank Melissa V
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

danillo brenes bird watching guide monte verde! danillo spoke very good english! we had a private tour! which was quite expensive! which obviously we new when we booked by email! he was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about all the birds we seen! we were very...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Had a wonderful experience with Roy who was wonderful with our group that had kids 2,5,5,5,8 and 9 - not an easy crowd to stay focused! He was visibly worried that he wouldn't find enough wildlife to make the kids happy but did a great...More

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Hi - I am a traveler and simply reviewed Adrian Mendez, who is one of the independent guides of Monteverde. However of our 3 different ones in Costa Rica he was our favorite. He knows the forest in Monteverde extremely well... More
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