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Curi-Cancha Reserve

Guided excursion with transportation included
Duration: 3.5 hours
Includes: The services of a Naturalist Guide in a group of no more than 9 guests when shared, and only your group when reserved privately, round trip transportation, entrance fee to the Reserve. Also, 1 bottle of water p/person.
**Requires a minimum of two guests
Shared Adult Rate Shared Child Rate Private Adult Rate Private Child Rate
$55 $45 $80 $60
Guided excursion without transportation
Duration: 4 hours
Includes: The services of a Naturalist Guide in a group of no more than 9 guests when shared, and only your group when reserved privately, and entrance fee to the Reserve. Also, 1 bottle of water p/person.
**Requires a minimum of two guests
Shared Adult Rate Shared Child Rate Private Adult Rate Private Child Rate
$45 $35 $70 $50
Entrance fee + transportation (self guided)
Duration: As long as you like
Includes: Round trip transportation, entrance fee to the Reserve.
**Requires a minimum of two guests
Shared Adult Rate Shared Child Rate Private Adult Rate Private Child Rate
$25 $20 NA NA
Entrance fee without transportation (self guided)
Duration: As long as you like
Includes: Entrance fee.
Shared Adult Rate Shared Child Rate Private Adult Rate Private Child Rate
$12 $10 NA NA

Curi-Cancha Reserve protects 96 hectares or 237 acres of forest. Approximately 50% of the reserve is covered in fully recovered forest, 45% consists of secondary forest and the remaining 5% is open areas.

At Curi-Cancha, you will have the opportunity to see Cloud Forest, and a Transitional Pre-Montane Wet Forest, the diversity in types of forest creates diversity in wildlife. Curi-Cancha has a bird list of over 200 species including the Resplendant Quetzal, the Three-Wattled Bellbird, Toucans, Black Guans and many others. It is also possible to see the White-Faced Capuchin, Howler and Spider Monkeys.

While a bit more difficult to see, we know that the Tyra, Collared Peccary, Two and Three Toed Sloth and the Armadillo are also permanent residents.

Curi-Cancha offers a natural history hike of no less than three hours. Your guides are experienced naturalists with experience in the region. The reserve has a total of 6 kilometers (a little over 3 miles) of trails with easy access.

Curi-Cancha’s policy is to never have more than 40 guests in the reserve at the same time. The reasons for this are twofold, first to protect the forest and secondly to insure a high quality experience for guests.

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Monteverde Lodge & Gardens
Lodge: 011 (+506) 2645-5057
Office: 011 (+506) 2257-0766
Fax: 011 (+506) 2257-1665


In Monteverde after passing World of Insects on your left, take the right fork in the road, drive 500 meters to the entrance of the lodge on your right.
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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no smoking

Smokers Be Aware!
Costa Rica has recently passed one of the strictest smoking regulations in the world; hotels are 100% SMOKE FREE.
If you are a guest at the hotel, and want to smoke, by law you are required to leave the property. This is a 300 meter walk to the road outside the main gate, day or night, rain or shine. We realize that this is very inconvenient, but it’s the law. There is an $800 fine for breaking this law.

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