Discover the magic of Costa Rica’s Cloud Forests, on this Monteverde Hanging Bridges Trip at Selvatura Park. This Half-Day Tour from the Santa Elena and Monteverde areas starts in the morning when you get picked up from your hotel. On the way to Selvatura Park, you will be able to observe the characteristic rural neighborhoods of this region of the country, which are an interesting combination of farming, cattle raising, and nowadays tourism.
Upon arrival at Selvatura Park, you will be greeted by the courteous staff, and then you will proceed to hike in the Cloud Forest Reserve with a local-expert naturalist guide. Learn about the secrets of the Cloud Forest on this interesting hike, an endangered eco-system worldwide due to global warming, and other human activities. Hike on hanging bridges and observe the canopy of the Cloud Forest from a bird’s eye perspective, the views of the jungles are spectacular on clear days.
Walk on the well-maintained trails of this private reserve and observe giant-ancient trees completely covered with moss, which provide housing for hundreds of species orchids, bromeliads, and many other types of plants. Search for wild animals of the Cloud Forest, on this Monteverde Hanging Bridges Trip at Selvatura Park it is common to observe rare species, such as the Three Wattled Bell-Bird, the Emerald Toucanet and the Resplendent Quetzal, considered by many people as the most beautiful bird of the Americas. Other common animals of the jungle can also be observed on this hike, such as monkeys, toucans, sloths, parrots, and others. At the end of your hike, you will be taken back to your hotel.
This Monteverde Hanging Bridges Trip at Selvatura Park is recommended for people of all ages since most of the hike is done on flat terrain and at a very slow pace, for the participants to learn everything possible about the unique Cloud Forest.