How much does travelling cost?

Monteverde

Transport

  • Bus from San Jose = $5
  • Private shuttle from San Jose = $40
  • Bus from Punta arenas = $3
  • Bus to Cloud Forest from Santa Elena = $2

Accommodation

  • Pension Santa Elena; Dorm = $12, Camping = $7, Double room shared bathroom = $24
  • Double rooms in different hostels = $20
  • Cheapest dorm we saw = $7

Food and drink

  • Soda, local meal = $2 - $4
  • Western plate = $10
  • Popular tourist restaurants = $20 pp
  • Get off the tourist track to get better prices

Activities

  • Cloud forrest reserve = $18
  • Canopy tours = $30+
  • Coffee tour (Don Juan) = $30
  • Snakes/Frogs/Bats and Butterfly sanctuaries = $19+
  • San Luis waterfall = Free
  • Hiking and wild life spotting = Free