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Curi Cancha Reserve

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300 meters west of the Monteverde Cheese Factory, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6915
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Awesome hike with birds and animals

We visited this park as a day hike. We had a guide with us and he knew ins and out if this park. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SaiManasa
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Cumming, Georgia
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A beautiful park with wildlife abounding

One of the highlights of our trip because we saw a family of monkeys -- all on our own without a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sarah S
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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300 meters west of the Monteverde Cheese Factory, 60109, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 6915
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this park as a day hike. We had a guide with us and he knew ins and out if this park. We were able to see a lot of birds and coati also. It was fun and would definitely do it again.

Thank SaiManasa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the highlights of our trip because we saw a family of monkeys -- all on our own without a guide. The trails were clearly marked, but some of the signs were confusing - that's my only drawback. The rest / sightseeing areas were...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This park was enjoyable because of the primary and secondary forests but also the open spaces. This made viewing of birds easier. Also the hiking was upon diverse terrain. David was an excellent guide who spotted many birds including a baby toucan!

Thank kia108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This reserve is a beautiful place. It has both secondary and primary forest which makes it one of a kind in this area. The entrance fee is $15. The ticket is valid for all day, so you can take early tour, go eat breakfast/early lunch...More

Thank JuliaReitor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walkways and trails were in excellent condition. This one even had a bathroom in the middle of the forest. We wen ton this occasion without guide and still saw a Coati and quite a few birds.

Thank Finallyfree
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I went hiking in Curi Cancha Wildlife Refuge during our trip in May. The reserve was absolutely gorgeous!! We were lucky and even got to see the clouds (our guide explained the forest doesn't always look that way)! We saw several species...More

Thank Kristina B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a bird watching trip and Curi Cancha is a real good place to see birds, we had many species here including the hard to see Bellbird.

Thank JackoMiddlesbrough
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great day there with local birding guide, Adrian Mendez. He suggested this area over the formal Monteverde Cloud Forest due to the crowds and maybe steeper trails. Glad he did. Saw many, many birds to include the three-wattled bellbird and the quetzel. And...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Curi Cancha Reserve was recommended to us by a young woman we met at Cafe Colibri just outside Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. We are so glad we went, even after hiking around Monteverde for 3-4 hours! It's just down the road from Monteverde, and since...More

1  Thank Coronadodon1966
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a private reserve that used to be a dairy ranch. My daughter and I went in the morning to look for birds, animals and just check it out. It is beautiful......we saw some great birds, animals, and just loved it !!!!

Thank Laurie S
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4alastair4
30 December 2017|
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Response from Reserva Curi-Ca... M | Property representative |
Hello! The guided Natural History Tour runs everyday at 8 am and 1 pm. This tour lasts approximately 3 hours and costs $20 per person for guide fees for the semi-private option (groups no larger than 9) or $55 per person... More
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4alastair4
30 December 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
I used Oscar who is listed and he set me up with an excellent person. He was listed under Travel Advisor. There are guides on site and also, there is the Chamber of Commerce in Monteverde, itself. Curi Cancha is fairly... More
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Rosa I
16 March 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
I paid about $32 for the night tour at Monteverde with transportation and the same $15 plus $20 for Curi Cancha w/transportation. Very delighted. Make tour arrangements there through TA or the local chamber or onsite at... More
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