La Reserva Forest Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the world’s tropical forests.
Tour revenue will directly support the community's effort to plant local trees.
Any day by appointment
By appointment, best times to see wildlife at 7am - 9am and 3pm-4pm.
2 to 30
Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)
Clothing & Equipment
Hiking boots, Mosquito repellent, Snacks, Sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion, Long pants, anti-itch cream, basic first-aid kit
On this two-hour guided trek through a tropical forest, you'll view and learn about the thriving local wildlife. The land near La Reserva Forest Foundations is home to more than 100 species of documented birds and an impressive variety of orchids, bromeliads, ancient trees, monkeys, insects, reptiles, sloths and much more. You'll have a chance to take a picture with the formidable "Papa Loco," the immense 400-year-old Ceiba tree that towers above the rest of the forest canopy.
1 km. from Cinco Esquinas, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Accessible by car or taxi.
The reserve is located near the western shore of Lake Arenal in Guanacaste Province of northwestern Costa Rica, a short 15-minute drive or bus ride from the city of Tilarán. If you are flying from abroad, the closest airport is the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in the city of Liberia.
To restore native tropical forests by planting trees, educating people, inspiring donors, and partnering with private and public landowners.
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