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Esteban Daily Guided Tours

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Nature guided customized tours through the most well known reserves in Monteverde as well as other birding destinations in Costa Rica, book with Esteban you wont go wrong.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Reserva de Monteverde, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 8685 5982
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We simply cannot say enough good things about Esteban. Incredibly knowledgable, wonderfully engaging, great with kids, great sense of humor. Had an incredible ability to spot birds, sloths, and other animals. I give him the strongest recommendation and we will book with him again when...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Elan_Sturtz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Esteban responded quickly to our emails and took us on a half-day private tour. He was prompt, courteous, and very knowledgeable. He pointed out plants and animals that we would not have seen without a guide and explained their roles in the ecosystem. We were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Natasha240
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Esteban seemed to know every detail about every creature in the forest - it was really impressive. During our day tour we got to see some colibris, the bell bird and the quetzal. He even helped us to take pictures.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank milenalivia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are experienced birders and booked with Esteban for a week of birding in the Monteverde and Carera areas. He was so knowledgeable, had mastery of all local birds by their calls, familiar with the terrain, animals, other guides, and local culture...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Happybirders2
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Our family has two very experienced avid birders and one relatively new birder (me). We booked Esteban for private bird watching tours for three consecutive days in December and had a fantastic experience. Esteban is a very patient and at the same time extremely enthusiastic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Smodeler9
Reviewed 9 February 2019

We had heard about Esteban from several people while researching bird watching in Monteverde. He was so dedicated, taught us so much and showed us some amazing birds that we had been longing to see. We also did the night tour to look at insects,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sitaananth
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Private tour, saw loads of animals, great guide. Helped us get loads of great pictures of birds and snakes!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank M H
Reviewed 29 January 2019

We spent 2 days and 1 night with Esteban in the Monteverde area. We had been to Costa Rica several times before, but it was our first time in that area. Esteban was an amazing birder and wonderful guide! He worked super hard to help...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Erica G
Reviewed 23 January 2019

He is very knowledgeable and helpful. He has very good eyes for spotting birds. We saw more than 50 species with him during a morning tour of the Curi Cancha. I would recommend doing a private tour if you are most interested in birding. He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steven-and-Wen
Reviewed 16 January 2019

My husband and I did a private birding tour with Esteban on January 2nd 2019 in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. We loved the whole experience and we learned so much. Esteban is a wonderful knowledgeable guide who accommodated the tour according to the birds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Corinne L
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Response from donutboyroy | Reviewed this property |
have you tried him on whats app? That's how I communicated with him before leaving the US and while in CR. +506 8685 5982 He is very quick to respond.
23 November 2016|
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Response from ectsalik | Reviewed this property |
Jean Carlo is great. Very knowledgeable and will take amazing photos on your phone with his spotting scope. Goes out of his way to find any particular animals you want to see. Wealth of information.
14 August 2016|
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Response from ecoastgail | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the time of season. I booked months in advance & he was booked the day that I originally wanted him. You have to take a taxi which is pretty reasonable. He is well worth whatever you spend.