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This is my second time going on a guided tour with Rafael. You do not understand how much you need a guide until you try it without one! It's also like walking through a museum and not knowing what anything is...you need a guided tour...More
You must do the tour with Rafael who is not only an expert but also very friendly and a nice person. You can't miss this unique experience in Monterverde: Rafael will be the perfect guide and photographer. We highly recommend him
We had an amazing time with Rafal in Curi Cancha!He is a great guide,very passionate and with an impressing knowledge of all the birds and trees we saw in the park. He can imitate the sounds of the birds precisely and he took time so...More
Rafa was amazing. We had him as our guide for two weeks while we, a college biology class, traveled throughout Costa Rica. Rafa often carried his spotting scope on hikes and was able to point out animals what most guides let alone normal people would...More
Rafa was the most amazing guide we have ever had in all of our travels! I don't know how he finds all the birds and wild life in the Curi Cancha Cloud forest. With his bird calls he is a bird magnet as they magically...More
I was in Monteverde over the summer and had the BEST tour guide ever--Rafael! Most definitely go to Rafael's personal site to book him. He is super passionate about what he does and is extremely knowledgeable!! My group and I had so much fun with...More
Rafa was amazing! I went to Costa Rica on a school trip and Rafa’s knowledge and kind personality made the trip perfect. I’m hoping to return to Costa Rica someday and Rafa is the only tour guide I would hire. Thank you Rafa!
Rafa is a guide like no other in the area....he is very knowledgeable about the various species you will see, he is a bird aficionado and a warm people person. He has been my guide for more than 8 times when I have brought group...More
Make sure you contact Rafael Elizondo for an expert guide through the reserve. My husband and I still talk about him! He could actually imitate the bird calls! He captured so many close up pictures for us using our mobile phones. We developed a bond...More