The misty cloud forests of Monteverde are some of the most accessible cloud forests in the entire world. With dense canopy foliage and hundreds of epiphytes and lichen, these forests offer visitors some of the country's best hiking. Monteverde has action-packed activities, including zip line tours and horseback riding, as well as educational museums and species exhibits. Due to its varied elevations and diverse density of species, it is a major research site for international biologists. More information about Monteverde Costa Rica.
SJO: 140 km, 4 hours; LIR: 125 km, 3 hours; Arenal: 120 km, 4 hours - Taxi boat taxi route: 60 km 3 hours. - Horseback tour route: 40 km 5 hours.