Children's Eternal Rain Forest, Santa Elena

#8 of 19 in Parks in Monteverde
Forest · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Explore Children's Eternal Rain Forest, a private tropical reserve and one of the most biologically diverse habitats on the planet. The rainforest became protected and got its name through a fundraising effort by children from around the world. Immerse yourself in the lush green rainforest perfect for hiking and observing wildlife and exotic plants. The terrain varies greatly in elevation between 450 m (1,500 ft) and 1800 m (5,900 ft) above sea level. Hike among a vast array of orchids, ferns, butterflies and over 400 different species of birds. Keep an eye out for jaguars, white faced monkeys, vampire bats and sloths. Find out how to plan Monteverde trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Very learned guides. They see things that just didn't show up to us. Spiders, crickets, snakes, scorpions and sleeping birds. A great walk full of surprises. The fire flys were lovely too. They...  more »
  • There are trails for all levels. The scenery is lovely, but when I was there it was EXTREMELY windy, so the open areas were less than awesome.  more »
  • El Burrito hike. Mau was our guide. Very good hike and you meet a local farmer who lives on the hillside at the end for fruit and coffee. Great experience.
  • Great Dose of Nature and Wonder The Children's Eternal Rainforest is a great destination to get closer to the wonder of the cloud forest region of Monteverde and explore what nature has to offer there. I recommend a guided tour of the area for the most educational and enjoyable experience. It's also perfect for those who love hiking, nature and off the beaten track places!

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