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Monteverde Butterfly Garden Tour

The Tour
This tour takes around 2 hours. The tour price requires a minimum of two guests, and includes a local guide and the entrance fee. This rate does not include transportation. Taxis can be arrange at the front desk.

** Private tours are available upon request.
Shared Adult Rate Shared Child Rate
$15 $5

The Monteverde Butterfly Garden experience is based on hands on education. Highly educated guides will help you learn about spiders and insects from all over the Monteverde region.

Your tour begins in the nature center, for an overview of spiders and insects. This includes up close and personal (but safe) experiences with scorpions, spiders, and all kinds of insects. The Butterfly Garden mission is create an appreciation for the great biodiversity of the Monteverde region.

After the nature center the tour continues into 4 butterfly gardens. Each of the 4 gardens represents a different local habitat including the hot lowlands, mid-elevation forest edge, deep forest and cloud forest.

Your guide will teach you about butterfly natural history while helping you locate and observe as many butterflies as possible. The tour finishes at a special exhibit on Leaf Cutter Ants, one of Costa Rica`s most outstanding insects. You may find and watch them working away in the forest on a cloud forest hike. The Butterfly Garden provides a way to see them working underground.

After the tour you can go back into the gardens for more pictures, check out the medicinal plant garden, or bird watch from the balcony.

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400 mtrs east (uphill) from the Frog Pond, entrance on the right hand side of the road.
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