"Cloud Forest" Top 5 Page for this destination Monteverde by grandmaR
Monteverde Travel Guide: 180 reviews and 402 photos
I wanted to see as many different kinds of rain forest as I could and Monteverde was one place that I thought I could do that. It is a cloud forest
Monteverde encompasses everyone's idea of a rain forest. It contains more than 100 species of mammals including 5 species of cats, over 400 species of birds including 30 kinds of hummingbirds, tens of thousands of insect species (over 5000 species of moths) and 2,500 species of plants (420 kinds of orchids). The area is acclaimed as one of the most outstanding wildlife refuges in the New World Tropics.
In order reduce the impact of so many visitors, the Topical Science Center (at the main Monteverde Preserve) limits the... more travel advice
The roads to Monteverde are deliberately kept unimproved. It is quite a bumpy trip, and cannot be taken faster because... more travel advice
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