Bird Watching Hike at San Gerardo Reserve

Outdoor Activities in Costa Rica

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San Gerardo is an exquisite part of Costa Rica located on the Tilarán mountain range. Only 15 kilometers from the center of Santa Elena, Monteverde and is surround by the Children’s Eternal Rainforest we  will see an amazing for bird watching spot where we have watch bird like unbrella bird, Oranate Hawk -Eagla, Yelloe Wabler, Collared Redstart, Silver-throated Tanager, Bay headed Tanage, Golden-hoodedTanager, REd-faces Spinetail, Scale Anpita, Immaculate antbird, White-fronted Parrot, Sunbittern, Gray-necked Wood-Rail, Montezuma Oropendila, and may other more scpecies can be fund in our bird watching expedition, this perfect to hike out of the normal turisim trails we offer a autentic natural experince for bird watcher and fotography expeditions
You will meet your guide at about 7:30am at the San Gerardo trail head, located at the Santa Elena Reserve. Your hike in is about 1.5-2 hours, mostly down in inclination. Once at the station, enjoy a guided tour by your naturalist guide on one of the many trails there.Enjoy lunch at the station.  You might run into other travelers, researchers, students or local families. After lunch, you can take another walk with or without your guide, visit the wonderful hammocks, take some awesome pictures of Arenal volcano (if not cloudy!), or learn more about the area through the information inside the station.Depart with your guide by 3pm at the latest, for your 2hr hike back to the Monteverde area.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup


  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife