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Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve

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Bribri Reservation, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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A fantastic 7 hour jungle experience

This tour is one of the few ones where is just you and pure Nature (Jungle), guided by a native... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
c31Cahuita_CostaRica
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Cahuita, Costa Rica
A great cultural experience

Kekoldi is a great cultural experience with native Bribri that allows you to discover their... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
ochassot
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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Surrounded by the Bribri Reservation, the precious Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve is home to wildlife and foliage found in no other place in the world.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bribri Reservation, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This tour is one of the few ones where is just you and pure Nature (Jungle), guided by a native Bribri guide making a formal stop at a Bribri small village for a typical lunch. The hike ends at a fantastic and astonishing water fall...More

3  Thank c31Cahuita_CostaRica
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Kekoldi is a great cultural experience with native Bribri that allows you to discover their perception on the forest ecosystem, plants and wildlife. It is better to spend at least a half day in Kekoldi and to share a traditional meal with a Bribri family....More

Thank ochassot
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

This was an incredible experience. It's the shorter hike offered at ATEC, so you do not see any of the homes--just the iguana farm. The hike through primary and secondary rain forest is moderately difficult. The guide showed us many plants used for medicinal purposes...More

2  Thank Abider
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

My favorite part was being introduced to the Bri Bri people. I was amazed at all the medicinal plants in the jungle. I was delighted to learn so much about the natural setting. We got to make our own hot cocoa. Edgar was our guide...More

Thank Josephine C
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

First of all I do have to say that there are several places to visit the BriBri, and i'm not sure which one I went to (just check the pictures to see if you recognize it). We went to BriBri village and from there 30...More

Thank MarcMich
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Worth doing. Lovely family. Shown about so many different fruits, and tasted them all. Saw frogs and spiders! So interesting, fab to make your own chocolate from the bean too!

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I always go to this place around early october for watch the hawk's migration. It is a wonderful natural phenomenon and the natives are such a polite peoples. The bedrooms are very protected against mosquitoes and the food is so delicious. If you are an...More

Thank Caroline T
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

I saw this tour with Ever from Chaquita tours and it was one of my highlights! After going to an Iguana farm we visited the Bribri reservation and a Shaman showed us medicinal ways plants and trees. We also made real chocolate to spread on...More

2  Thank ngeary
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

We had a great time with Keysuar, our private guide. He spoke so many languages. English with us, Bri Bri with his family, Spanish at his home, and French and Italian with travelers we ran into during our tour. It was really fun to learn...More

Thank ivsail
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

I hired a private bi-lingual guide to take me out early in the morning. At 5:30, my Kekoldi guide Kesh and I hiked up to their bird tower. Although a little muddy from recent rains, the hike was not too strenuous and the birds were...More

3  Thank Angela C
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