Reading the forest for you

Highly trained professional naturalist guides will take your cloud forest experience to the next level with updated natural history information. Each of our guides not only know the forest like the back of their hands, they love sharing their passion for the local biodiversity with visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the essence of Monteverde, its biodiversity and the people who work hard every day to preserve it. A truly educational experience.

Natural History Walk

Enjoy our hallmark tour guided by professional, friendly and knowledgeable naturalists. Discover the secrets of this amazing forest and give yourself a chance to reconnect with nature by learning about its biodiversity and how it works.

Hours: 7:30 am, 11:30 am & 1:30 pm.
Rate: $45 per person.
2 people minimum – 10 people maximum.


Monteverde’s avifauna is comprised of resident and migratory species. The second group is divided into altitudinal and latitudinal migrants. The Birdwtaching tour is an incredible opportunity to explore the unique birds that inhabit the area in the company of a specialized guide. Tour includes breakfast the Raíces restaurant at the reserve.

Hours: 6:00 am.
Rate: $85 per person.
3 people minimum – 7 people maximum.

Night Walk

Our night walk is an outstanding opportunity to experience the forest from a whole different perspective. Many of the organisms that are active at night have evolved special adaptations to thrive in the darkness. Our specialized naturalists will guide you in the forest on this special adventure. Flashlights are provided by the guides.

Hour: 6:00 pm.
Rate: $23 per person.
2 people minimum – 8 people maximum.


Private Tours

If you would like to experience the cloud forest in your own social bubble, please let us know. A professional private guide will lead your tour in the forest for an unforgettable natural experience.

Hours: 7:30 am, 11:30 am & 1:30 pm.
Rate: $315.
7 people minimum.

Educational Tour

Join our environmental education staff for a fun and educational adventure in the forest, where you will have the chance to interact more in-depth with and learn about the local biodiversity. We collect mammal tracks and explore special areas of the forests.

Hours: 1:30 pm.
Rate: $45 per person.
2 people minimum – 10 people maximum.

Volunteer Program

It takes a paramount effort to protect thousands of acres of pristine forest for present and future generations. We are happy to receive your help in some of the activities that are important in the management and restoration of our Preserve. These activities are mainly for organized groups.

Please inquire for activities available and costs at