Monteverde Costa Rica
Canopy tours, tails, aerial tram and local museums are a great way for visitors to enjoy exploring this diverse environment. The butterfly farm is very popular amongst children, however the more adventurous traveller can also enjoy zip-lining and horseback riding. Usually, people recommend to have a few days spare to stay here due to the numerous activities on offer.
Numerous hotels and lodges and campsites can be found in the settlements of Santa Elena and Monteverde, including some which are located just a few minutes walk from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve itself.
Reaching Monteverde is fairly simple. Buses leave from San José and Punatrenas twice daily, with either journey lasting approximately four hours. When travelling from the north, you can get a bus to Monteverde after first catching a bus to La Irma. From the town of Monteverde it is easy to get to the park, with three buses leaving daily.