Starts in: San José | Available: Every day
Private Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
11 hour tour
English and Spanish
$235/ person
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Private Tour from San José Highlights


Traverse the misty cloud forest via Monteverde's iconic hanging bridges, as monkeys swing from adjacent branches and macaws soar overhead.


Discover the brilliant flora and fauna of the rain-forest, including lichens, orchids, and bromeliads.

Why we chose this tour

Our Monteverde Cloud Forest Tour from San José invites you to discover one of Costa Rica's top attractions. Founded in 1972 as the country's first private area dedicated to the conservation of wildlife, the biological reserve established a national precedent that has since evolved and gained international recognition. When in Costa Rica, touring Monteverde is a must, with its diverse eco-system and exquisite views. You're sure to be captivated from all angles, with abundant wildlife and diverse flora and fauna wherever your gaze takes you.

Our Monteverde Cloud Forest Tour from San José is available every day and invites you to explore the lush paradise from a bird’s eye view. You’ll truly be at one with nature as you traverse the hanging bridges, suspended over the tropical cloud forest that contributes 2% of the entire planet’s biodiversity. Delight at the enchanting wildlife, right before your eyes, swinging beside you, and soaring just overhead.

After working up an appetite, you’ll enjoy a delicious a la carte lunch before taking in several scenic viewpoints and admiring the ocean-view sunset from Puerto Caldera.

The Monteverde Cloud Forest Tour starts and ends in San José with guaranteed departures.

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Private Tour from San José Itinerary

7:00-8:00 - Pickup from San José
  • Collection from 5 centralized hotels in San José
10:30 Breakfast
  • Enjoy a typical Costa Rican breakfast at the restaurant El Yugo.
  • You will try the traditional Gallo Pinto, eggs, bread, fruits, coffee.
11:30 Guided tour of Monte Verde
  • Explore Costa Ricas flora and fauna from the top of the rainforest.
13:30 Lunch
  • Buffet Lunch at the Selvatura reserve
  • It includes vegetarian options, grilled fish with vegetables, typical Costa Rican casado (rice, vegetables, beans, meat, salad, or rice with chicken.)
  • All options include; appetizer, dessert, and coffee
18:00-19:15 - Drop off in San Jose
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Monteverde Cloud Forest Private Tour from San José are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation to and from San José
Fully guided tour with a bilingual guide
Entrance fees
Breakfast and Lunch
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Clothes to change
Walking shoes
Credit card to buy drinks, photos or souvenirs
Essential Information
Please note we reserve the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions
The tour requires a minimum of 2 people
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