Monteverde Butterfly Garden Tour
This tour takes around 2 hours. The tour price includes the services of an expert Butterfly Garden Guide, for a group of no more than 12 guests when shared, and only your party when reserved privately, along with round trip transportation and the entrance fee.
A minimum of two people is required to meet the transportation cost included in the below price, while a reduced rate exists for those with their own transportation.
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The Monteverde Butterfly Garden experience is based on hands on education. Highly educated guides will help you learn about spiders and insects from all over the Monteverde region.
Your tour begins in the nature center, for an overview of spiders and insects. This includes up close and personal (but safe) experiences with scorpions, spiders, and all kinds of insects. The Butterfly Garden mission is create an appreciation for the great biodiversity of the Monteverde region.
After the nature center the tour continues into 4 butterfly gardens. Each of the 4 gardens represents a different local habitat including the hot lowlands, mid-elevation forest edge, deep forest and cloud forest.
Your guide will teach you about butterfly natural history while helping you locate and observe as many butterflies as possible. The tour finishes at a special exhibit on Leaf Cutter Ants, one of Costa Rica`s most outstanding insects. You may find and watch them working away in the forest on a cloud forest hike. The Butterfly Garden provides a way to see them working underground.
After the tour you can go back into the gardens for more pictures, check out the medicinal plant garden, or bird watch from the balcony.← Back to Activities