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  • Average20%
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6 Jan 2015
“Best with a guide”
31 Oct 2014
“very nice”
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Two beatiful vintage trains will take the visitor through an amazing 2 hour trip through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Ideal for family groups and people with mobility limitations. Great views of the Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde Cloud Forest...more
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5 kilometros al norte de Sta. Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 7572-1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

Very interesting. Several species of plants, insects and birds are only found in this mountain range. By all means use a guide. They know the details and where to find the things you would want to see. Otherwise you will be playing nature's version of...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank STEVEFSTONE
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Very nice forest. We were lucky to have an excellent guide. We saw a lot of animals and also a quetzal!

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank millydus
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This was absolutely fantastic.It is so much better with a good guide.My 13 year old son said this was the highlight of the trip and thats saying a lot since we were all over CostaRica zip lining and hiking and hanging out at the beach.You...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Suzycloud
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Great guides, fun and knowledgable,great activity if you have younger kids, older ones might not be as interested. I found the new and old growth very interesting to observe.

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank kilijosie
Reviewed 19 May 2014

The experience you have will depend on the guide that you get to escort round the forest. All the guides are extremely informative but some are more enthusiastic than others. The humming bird gallery in the near by coffee shop is a must.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Pedestrian and slow going, not full of charm or natural interest. Met some interesting Ticos here though and had fun people watching. All in all, not a good use of limited time or funds.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Glen E
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We took a trip on the TrainForest, 10 am, Feb 03/14. It was a very interesting, and informative journey. The escort provided information on the primary and secondary forest, and also the animals and birds along the way. At the end of track, the look-out...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank YvonneToronto
Reviewed 18 January 2014

The day that we visited the "Cloud Forest" it was that, cloudy. From the train ride to the lookout and return it was great to see that these owners have invested so much into making this an experience that you probably will not see again....More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank MACK14
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Don´t get me wrong, the staff was great and everything, but there is nothing original about this train tour (aside from the fact that you are on a train). The only interesting thing to see is a nice spot where you can see (if it...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank CarlosM411
Reviewed 6 January 2014

On the surface this seemed like too much of a 'tourist' thing for us to do. It would be a mistake to miss this if you have kids. The train takes you through various parts of the cloud forest with a knowledgable guide. At the...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Michael A
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