The result of the newest reasearch of the 'Global Tourism Monitor Survey', placed Costa Rica as the #1 recommended destination to visit. Regarding this article we invite you to visit Monteverde, a mountain paradise full of adventure and a great biodiversity to explore. It is a place of cloud forests with its life-giving moisture that maintains a complex ecosystem that hosts more than 100 species of mammals, 400 species of birds, tens of thousands of insect species and over 2,500 varieties of plants, of which over 400 are only orchids. In Ocotea Tours & Transfers we offer you the best tourist attractions for an unforgettable experience in Monteverde.


We hope to see you soon! 

Orchid Garden Tour
This garden has over 400 species of orchids and its the best place to learn about these beautiful plants. During this season you may enjoy more than 150 amazing blooms, including the smallest of the world. Read more...
Birdwatching Tour in Curi-Cancha
Walk through natural trails with a variety of habitats and enjoy watching birds in open areas of primary and secondary forest. You will find more than a beautiful surprise here.  Read more...

Priscilla Hurtado Hern�ndez 



Priscilla Hurtado Hern�ndez graduated as a Biologyst from the University of Costa Rica and has a Masters in Program Evaluation and Program Development. She is in charge of the Sustainability Program at OCOTEA TOURS & TRANSFERS, and she is also the expert technical consultant on sustainable tourism, training, and evaluation for all initiatives designed to improve the quality of life of the people. Priscilla has been part of the managing and evaluation of various kinds of proyects. She is a professor at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and at the State Distance University (UNED). She has developed technical assistance in sustainable tourism and has created the biodiversity component of the management plans for some of the protected areas of the country. Priscilla shares the same love and respect that we and the rest of our collaborators have for nature, specially for the smallest and wonderful species of the planet: the insects.


Monteverde 2014: EcoBike


This past July 6th of 2014, we enjoyed the EcoBike: a great family event of mountain biking. We at Ocotea Tours & Transfers, are very proud to have been a sponsor for this race yet another year. We congratulate the winners and we thank all the participants for sharing a wonderful sporty day with us at Monterverde.

See the album for more pictures

Security and Emergency Program
Training Workshop: Introduction to Basic First Aid


The safety of our customers, internal and external collaborators, and the rest of the community is a key component. On June 5th and 6th, our staff at OCOTEA TOURS & TRANSFERS received a Training Workshop 'Introduction to Basic First Aid', given by the Assistant Committee of the Monteverde Red Cross. Our staff had the opportunity to have first hand information on Basic First Aid: perform primary care, immobilization, and provide care for different types of injuries and accidents that can occur on our daily work.
Facilities: Emergency Plan


OCOTEA TOURS & TRANSFERS formalized its Emargency Plan, through which we were able to identify dangerous condition that could threaten the physical and social integrity of our employees, customers and visitors. This action allowed us to establish the procedures on how to deal with each of these emergencies, and to ensure the presence of the proper equipment in our facilities and fleet. We finished with an evacuation drill, in order to implement and practice these important guidelines.
Orchid Blooming in Monteverde



We invite you to see an incomparable collection of 150 orchids that are blooming this time of year with many beautiful species, including the smallest of the world: Platystele Jungermannioide.



Recycling Campaign: July 2014


The Municipal Council of Monteverde Distric reminds you that this next Tuesday July 15th, will take place the monthly recycling campaign. They will be receiving your materials from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Collection Center. 
For more information, please contact Milena Ram�rez at 2645-6909. 
Widening of the Guacimal-Santa Elena route


To our neighbors, transporters, tourists and others who visit or live in the community of Monteverde, we share the available shedules, until further notice, for allowing passage while the Raasa Company is working on the 606 Guacimal-Monteverde Route. Please take this into consideration for an efficient planning and to avoid too many drawbacks.

*Remember you can use the alternate route through Las Juntas.


   Non official schedule. For reference only. More information on Foro de Monteverde Facebook.


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