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Address: Quizarra, San Isidro de El General 11901, Costa Rica
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Andres is the Best

We arrived at Los Cusingos late Sunday afternoon. We made arrangements for Andres for an early bird guided walk on Monday morning. They let us stay in our camper in the parking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ckrenzel
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Los Cusingos late Sunday afternoon. We made arrangements for Andres for an early bird guided walk on Monday morning. They let us stay in our camper in the parking lot overnight so we were available at 7 am for our walk. The Park fee is $17 pp but the guide service for a three hour walk along... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful (flat) hike through a protected rain forest with Andreas, our knowledgeable guide, who saw things we didn't. His telescope brought the forest to life, with beautiful birds, dragon flies and stories of the various plants. You should wear hiking boots or sturdy sneakers, as the paths not smooth. Takes about an hour to walk through and then make... More 

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Kitchener
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited Los Cusingos the first week of December and despite being dry season it was extremely wet. The guide had placed fruit in the feeders so there was lots of interesting bird activity near the feeder. Our walk on the trails found three types of trogans, various antbirds and several hummingbirds. Despite the wet weather the main trails are... More 

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Rock Creek, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We saw an amazing number of birds and the white faced capuchin monkeys were very present that day. A real priviledge to see where Dr. Skutch spent so much of his life.

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Thank Mary C
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were fortunate enough to see some of the tribe of Capuchin monkeys who live in the area, including a mother with a baby on her back. After having a chance to watch them for quite awhile, as well as a Hoffman's woodpecker busily building a home, an Agouti wandered past. We were even more fortunate to see a Tourquoise... More 

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Pérez Zeledón
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

this garden/ tropicals jungle is nice with the garden around the main house pretty with flowers. We saw zero bird's by the way...in all of Costa Rica they seem not to be there at the time of our visit( August) perhaps too much rain, perhaps they disappeared altogether! We were the only visitors at around 11 am . dense footpath... More 

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Los Cusingos is famous as the home of Alexander Skutch , considered the father of ornithology and birding in Costa Rica, so as a pilgrimage to see his house and the grounds he protected it is a great trip, but get there early and get a guide and you'll get to see great birds - at 700m it will get... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

He taught us a lot along the trail about the park as well as about the culture of Costa Rica. Daniel was great.

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Olympia, Washington
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106 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

A wonderful place to bird. Go early in the morning to see the most, and be sure to go with a guide, preferable Andreas. You will see and hear so much more as he calls in birds right to your feet and points out what they eat, how they nest, and who they are.

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Thank Pat M
Olympia, Washington
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345 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This was our second trip here. Highly recommend a guide. Ours was Andres and he was superb. Also, get there early as we started at 7 AM. Birds get mighty scarce by mid-day. We found lots of birds, some nests, some interesting interactions. We saw about 60 species of birds plus an agouti and some Morphos. Interesting history goes along... More 

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