Monteverde is recognized worldwide for its prestigious cloud forest, in the area can not miss the walks in the natural reserves, where the flora and fauna is exuberant, there are birds that have become true insinnia, the bird bell, the resplendent quetzal And manakin are beautiful birds, they can carry out these walks on their own or we recommend to obtain a better profit realizing them accompanied by a naturalist guide.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

The Monteverde Cloud Forest is a protected area comprising three provinces of Costa Rica, Puntarenas, Alajuela and Guanacaste, conservation started around 1968 by scientists studying the biodiversity of forests.They were amazed to see the natural and scenic area, which preserve recommended for study and exhibit to the world, in this region there are 3 areas: The Cloud Forest Reserve Santa Elena, Monteverde Biological Reserve and El Bosque Eterno of Children. These areas are fully protected so the only activity permitted within this area are hiking the trails, these walks can be guided or on your own, there are short and long paths all marked and in the case of the Santa Elena there a path with Handicap

Jason Lopez Jimenez

Jason, a multifaceted professional with a passionate interest in nature, holds seven years of experience as a tour guide at Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, Palo Verde National Park, Tenorio Volcano National Park, Samara and Tamarindo beach.

Carlos Luis Vasquez Aguero

carlosCarlos Luis Vasquez Aguero, guia naturalista desde el año 1999, con licencia ICT # 1710, considerado amante de la naturaleza desde muy pequeño, iniciando sus primeros pasos en la industria turística desde que realizo su primer curso de bar y restaurante y servicio al cliente en el año 1991, allá en su pueblo natal de Quepos, Manuel Antonio.

Michael Leiton Guide

michaelleitonmonteverdeguiaguidecloudforestbosquenubosocaminatawalktourexcursionMichael Leiton was born in Monteverde. He’s a native Spanish speaker who can also speak English fluently.

He has taken first-aid training courses, photography and he is also a naturalist guide certified by the ICT (Instituto Costarricense de Turismo). Michael has a lot of experience as a tour guide, 14 years of experience in the adventure tourism field and in the last 5 years he has been guiding daily and night walks in Monteverde.

Michael sees himself as an environmental interpreter; during a natural history tour he can easily explain the ecological relationships that take place in the forest; he can also help to search and identify those species which are tourist attractions.

Monteverde Hanging Bridges

Certainly Monteverde for its biodiversity wealth, thousands of different shades of green that are constantly changing during the different seasons of the year make visitors stay surprise, suspension bridges allow each person walking through the woods and up during travels approximate at 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to these marvels built into the cloud forest is necessary to approach the foot of the cloud forest, about 15 minutes from Santa Elena, shopping center in the area.