Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

Day Trips & Excursions in Costa Rica
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Tour description

Explore the lush Cloud Forests of Monteverde on this Full-Day trip from San Jose. Take a ride on the Sky Tram Gondola and get the best views of the Monteverde Mountains and jungles. Hike on the Sky Walk Suspension Bridges and observe the Cloud Forest’s flora and fauna from the top. Walk on the Sky Park Trails and learn about the interesting Cloud Forest Eco-system. Make multiple stops on the way to Monteverde to observe monkeys, learn about tropical fruits of Costa Rica and to take pictures of beautiful landscapes.  

Discover the amazing Cloud Forest of Costa Rica on this Sky Tram and Hanging Bridges tour from San Jose. You will be picked up from your San Jose area hotel in the morning in an air conditioned vehicle and will travel towards the Central Pacific Region of the country. Enjoy great views of the Costa Rican landscape on this scenic drive, you will get beautiful views of the Pacific coastline, volcanic mountain ranges, farms, forests and many local towns. On the way to Monteverde, stop in the town of Orotina at largest fruit stand of the country, where you will learn about the big variety of tropical fruits of the rainforest. Later on, stop at the house of the “Monkey Lady”, a place where we normally observe lots of playful white faced capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat. Continuing with your trip you will make a couple stops to take pictures of the beautiful Nicoya Gulf and the impressive mountains of Monteverde, the views are spectacular on clear days.Savor a delicious Costa Rican lunch after arriving to Monteverde and prepare to ride on the Sky Tram. Cross over the canopy of the Cloud Forest on a gondola ride and learn different aspects of this rare and fragile ecosystem with your expert guide. Then, proceed to hike on the trails and hanging bridges of Sky Walk, from where you will get the best perspective of the Cloud Forest from the top while walking on the bridges and from the ground while walking on the trails. This is a guided hike in which you will learn many interesting aspects of the flora and fauna found in this place, such as monkeys, coatimundis, toucans, the rare Three-wattled Bellbrid and the amazing Resplendent Quetzal, the most beautiful bird of Costa Rica.At the end of the Sky Walk hike, you will be taken back to your hotel in San Jose (drop off is also available in the centrally located Monteverde hotels upon request).

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (most San Jose area hotels)
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Lunch
  • Visits to the Monkeys’ observation place, the largest fruit stand of the country and a look-out point to take pictures

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Services not specified