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Forest Alive

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Costa Rica
+506 2645 9997
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Amazing tour!

We decided to stay one night longer in Monteverde, because of the positive comments towards forest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter L
via mobile
Amazing time in the Cloud Forest!

We took a half day tour yesterday with Ian and it was the highlight of our trip! I don't know how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy N
via mobile
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In a Natural History Private Tours you will be in the Nature Documentary yourself. Learn about the Cloud forest with your Naturalist Guide who will help spot unique wildlife and plant species. The forest has a unique language, let our guide from the Forest Alive Naturalist-Team translate it for you! Day tours and Night tours in all different Reserves and Parks in Monteverde and adjacent areas. Why a Private Tour? Go away from the crowds. Perfect for families. Experience the forest according to your own goals and interested. The right pace and focus for photographers(beginners, amateur and professionals equally). For people that want to have a deeper experience in understanding the different forest types of Monteverde. For Scientists like Biologist, Botanists, Ornithologist, Teachers and more...
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“night tour” (90 reviews)
Costa Rica
+506 2645 9997

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stay one night longer in Monteverde, because of the positive comments towards forest alive and guide Andres. After all, we can say it was definitely worth the waiting! We had a blast! Andres is a very nice and funny person with incredible...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a half day tour yesterday with Ian and it was the highlight of our trip! I don't know how he's able to spot all the animals he does - it is truly, truly impressive. Without him we wouldn't have been able to spot...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had Ian as our guide and he was great! We did a day and a night walk with him and saw a very different set of animals on both. Highlights during our day tour included some coatimundi, a green viper, and a number of beautiful...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a private tour with Andres at the selvatura hanging bridges! We met him at the park entrance (he is the only white Rasta in town :-) ). He was very sympathetic right from the beginning! It was so informative and fascinating to listen...More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully friendly, knowledgeable guide who not only was able to recognize the calls of various birds (toucans and quetzals were high on my list of "wish-to-sees") and then point them out to us, but also found elusive critters such as spiders and vipers. We were...More

Thank mha90
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Cant recommend this trip enough. Andy was our tour guide and he was incredibly knowledgable, his English impeccable, and his enthusiasm for the forest and its inhabitants infectious. We saw a Resplendent Quetzal, Motmot, Toucan and a Tarantula, to name just a few! Would never...More

Thank robynh894
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Incredible tour, very professional and lovely guides. We love a little bit more Costa Rica and the wild life after experiencing this tour. I would recommend for every people. Thank you a lot for this gift!!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What awesome times we had with Andrés and Forest Alive! We started with a stormy night hike. The cold and wet didn't bother Andrés---his genuine enthusiasm and passion for nature shined bright through the darkness. He pointed out all kinds of leaf and stick bugs,...More

Thank maggie p
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Andy and Ian showed our two families (4 adults and 5 children) a night tour to remember! Having Ian with us to spot animals and Andy to explain to the children, we were completely engaged the entire time! We learned so much about the areas...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We took our tour with Andy and the amount of knowledge that he has about almost everything is incredible! Before we even entered the reservation he showered us with knowledge about banana plants and the different areas of the Monteverde forests. He is the most...More

Thank Mia H
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Josh D
25 February 2017|
Response from Forest Alive E | Property representative |
We have the best naturalist guides in our team that work with us exclusively! We have very experienced naturalists and biologists with years of working in the field. Our tours are only private where we focus on your... More
2 August 2016|
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Response from jimOnChinook | Reviewed this property |
The guys are so knowledgeable and honest that I would ask them. Time might depend upon month and weather, so we tourists can't answer you properly.
11 January 2016|
Response from achancock | Reviewed this property |
You meet at the monteverde outdoor center