Refugio Night Walk

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Monteverde
Departure: 5:15 pm
Includes: Transport, bilingual guide, night tour
Bring: Hiking shoes, poncho, hat, repellent, camera

El Refugio Night Tour is a 2-hour walk in search of the creatures of the night, recommended to anyone who wants to see wildlife such as sloths, armadillos, porcupines, opossums, coatis, olingos, and kinkajous, as well as sleeping birds and a wide variety of insects, among others. A night walk in the Monteverde Cloud Forest is an amazing experience that allows you to observe nocturnal creatures that are not typically visible during the day. Here’s what you can expect from a typical night walk in Monteverde. The tour usually starts around sunset, when the forest begins to come alive with the sounds of nocturnal animals such as frogs, insects, and mammals. You’ll be led by a knowledgeable guide who will provide you with a flashlight and help you navigate the forest safely. As you walk along the trails, your guide will point out various animals such as tarantulas, snakes, and colorful frogs. You may also have the opportunity to see sloths, kinkajous, and other mammals that are active at night. Your guide will also share interesting facts and information about the animals you encounter, as well as the unique ecology of the cloud forest. The night walk typically lasts between 1-2 hours, depending on the group’s pace and the number of animals encountered. Be sure to wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and bring a rain jacket or poncho, as Monteverde can be quite damp and cool at night.
Overall, a night walk in the Monteverde Cloud Forest is an incredible opportunity to witness the vibrant and diverse ecosystem of the cloud forest after dark. It’s a must-do activity for nature lovers and anyone interested in experiencing the natural wonders of Costa Rica. El Refugio is a 55-acre conservation area in Monteverde, Costa Rica. El Refugio called a Wildlife Refuge, is at the heart of a biological corridor, an area of habitat connecting wildlife populations separated by human activities or structures, where dozens of animals live. There are small fruit trees on the premises of the property where animals go to get food, and with the help of a tour guide and flashlights, you will have an excellent chance to spot them.

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