Monteverde

For canopy walks in Monteverde Cloud Forest and encounters with 52 different types of hummingbirds.

This place is know for zip lining and for good reason. With companies representing all different adrenaline levels, you can find one that fits your scare-threshold. Monteverde is also high up in the mountains and is often in the clouds, so it can be a very different temperature than the rest of the country.

Truly a mountain town, you may find yourself lost in the clouds! Monteverde is known for the best ziplining in Costa Rica, with single stretches at 1 kilometer long. Super friendly hostels as well.

For canopy walks in Monteverde Cloud Forest and encounters with 52 different types of hummingbirds.

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