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Monteverde: Full-Day Adventure Tour

1. Monteverde: Full-Day Adventure Tour

Treat yourself to a fun-filled day exploring all the very best of Monteverde. Tour the Butterfly Garden and the Sloth Sanctuary alongside an expert guide. Walk the impressive suspension bridges, and discover the Hummingbird Garden and the Reptile and Amphibian Exhibit at your own pace. For those who want to enjoy the wonderful variety of vegetation and unusual bird life that the area has to offer while appreciating the splendor of the canopy at their own pace, the Tree Top pathway is the best way to experience the cloud forest. One of the biggest on the continent is the magnificent butterfly garden in Monteverde. The garden, which is 300 feet long and 90 feet wide with a massive 50-foot dome ceiling, is home to 50 different butterfly species. Learn about the life cycle, distinctive behaviors, and evolutionary history of these extraordinary species on a guided tour of the live exhibit. The Hummingbird Garden should not be missed. Visitors can view up to 14 species of these tiny, colorful birds here, which will awe you with their breathtaking flying tricks. The Reptile and Amphibian Exhibit features approximately 30 species of native Costa Rican frogs, toads, lizards, geckos, and snakes. Visit these magnificent facilities and learn about Costa Rica's herpetology while accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. At the Sloth Sanctuary, take the opportunity to observe 20 different species of sloths. A natural exhibition has been developed where sloths can move freely along specially made trails.

La Fortuna Bird Watching Tour with Naturalist Guide

2. La Fortuna Bird Watching Tour with Naturalist Guide

See Costa Rica's amazing variety of bird life on this birdwatching tour from La Fortuna. Depending on the season, and the best birding options available, either head up near the Arenal Volcano by the Arenal Lake, or visit the El Silencio Nature Reserve or Finca Luna Nueva. The elusive tropical birds of Costa Rica are best spotted in the morning, so you'll rise early and begin your jungle adventure in the morning. Spot all kinds of wildlife, like toucans, parrots, oropendolas, colorful tanagers, or wild parakeets. Your guide will help you spot species such as Royal Flycatchers, White-fronted Nunbirds, and Cinnamon Woodpeckers, discussing each variety with you and marking them down in your guide book.

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