Your tour will start riding an open-air gondola from the ground to the heights where you’ll be dropped off at an observation area for fantastic views. The Sky Tram gondolas rise smoothly through the rain forest, offering up endless views during their mountainous ascent. This tour is perfect for people who want to take a different approach on admiring nature, without much physical effort but still be on spot where natures exhibits all its magic.
Duration: 3 hours
Estimated Departure from Monteverde: 8am 9am 11:30am 1pm
On tour you will be attended by a bilingual guide who will point out different characteristics of the flora and fauna and other interesting facts. The Sky Tram travel up the mountains to arrive in a wide observation platform on the highest point of the reserve, where you can enjoy the view and also have the possibility to walk a short trail.
From this area, you will start riding down on a zip line track stretching across canyons and in between treetops, the exhilarating adventure of zip lining down the mountainside begins; ultimately returning you to the starting point at the main building. This is the most thrilling zip line in the country.
Sky Trek’s Key Components: Wider steel platforms, with plenty of space to admire views but also be safe while in tour. The construction is of the highest quality, utilizing protective and secure materials. Professional certified braking systems, with a main system and a backup one. Highly trained staff, well prepared professional and of course fun, they’ll even make you laugh. The helmet, gloves and harnesses of the best quality, and of course thinking in your safety.
Sky Tram: 2600 ft. (800 m.) / Zip Lines: 8 / The longest cable is 2460 ft. (750 m.) / The highest cable is 328 ft. (100 m.) / Located in the Cloud forest Average Temperature:65 °F. (19 °C.) /Wind Speeds: Up to 50 mi/h (80 km/h) / Altitude: 5250 ft. (1600m.)
Sky Walk uses trails and a series of suspension bridges for a more relaxing introduction of the flora and fauna of the forest canopy. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a hike on the ground and then taking you to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat called the “canopy” with a naturalist guide.
Minimum age: 6 years old
What to bring
- Comfortable clothes and shoes
- Mosquito repellent