To facilitate your visit to the Costa Rican Bird Route a list of guides has been created. The guides have different areas of expertise and vary in the amount of experience they have. Please inquire with each guide about their area of focus and their level of expertise.
Feel free to contact these guides via the contact provided.  All of the phone numbers are local Costa Rican phone numbers. If you are calling from outside of Costa Rica, the country code is 506.

You may contact the Sarapiquí Tourism Board at +506-2761-0333 for questions about certain guides or to coordinate a reservation with one of the guides. You may also contact the Costa Rican Bird Route coordinator at

Guide Name Contact Association
Aaron Sekerak, PhD 476-0315 Peace Waterfall Gardens
Adolfo Downs 844-9492  
Andrew Rothman RBG
Ana Baez  
Bernal Paniagua 2766-6275  
Carlos Jimenes 8375-1978  
Charlie Gomez  
Cristian Gamboa 8869-9516  
Daniel Torres Rainforest Aerial Tram
Daniel Granados Tirimbina
Danilo Brenes 2766-6550  
Erick Guzman 8844-7389  
Fernando Cortes 8393-6757  
Gerrardo Vega Chavarria CR Guide Association
Gilberth Molina 8890-1245  
Gustavo Flores 8843-3351 CR Ornithological Association
Jaime Alvarado 8860-1458  
Jeffry Sivaja 8873-7978  
Jim Zook CR Ornithological Association/CR Ornithological Union
Jimmy Trejos CR Guide Association
Joel Alvarado 8812-9952 CR Guide Association
Karla Barquero Villalobos Tirimbina
Kenet Alfaro 8846-0971  
Kevin Martinez Posada Andrea Christina
Luis Sandoval 8834-5777 CR Ornithological Union
Luis Vargas 8836-4134  
Mario Gomez 8388-5060  
Mario Morazan 8846-3100  
Michael Sevilla 8853-7757  
Octavio Ruiz 2766-6137  
Orlando Vargas CR Guide Association
Pablo Elizando CR Ornithological Association
Paco Madrigal 2266-1011  
Raquel Gomez 8840-1267 RBG
Rodolfo Alvarado CR Guide Association
Ronald Vargas 2764-5043  
Rudy Zamora Various
Willain Ureňa 8821-1253  
Willy Aguilar Tirimbina
Willy Pineda Tirimbina
Yahaira Rojas 8894-6713  
Yehudi Hernandez  
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