Probably very good when the Orchids are in flower. We were charged the entry fee and left in the orchid house and only then realised it was not orchid season. If we had been told we would have just done the nature trail walk! Caveat emptor should not always apply.
On arrival I felt a bit lost, as there is no formal booth at the entrance. But one of the gardeners directed me to Cisco, he is such an amazing character who brings the place to life! He showed me round the garden encouraging me to walk bare foot across the grass and smell and touch the plants. You can... 更多
This botanical garden is unlike any I've ever been too. It's much less formal, but worth a visit for nature lovers. We had the pleasure of getting an initial tour from the owner/founder. His enthusiasm for plant rescue was infectious. He has dedicated several decades to rescuing epiphytes from downed trees in the forests of Chiapas. He encouraged us to... 更多
If you like nature, or even if you don't, you should just go... We first walked the 2km trail up the hill and through the trees - it was beautiful. There were squirrels and we saw a small snake and there is also a cave that you can check out. It's not too hard a walk but some decent shoes... 更多
This was a great way to spend a couple hours. It was easy to locate and reach from the center of town. Cab ride was about 40 pesos. We had a guided tour from Cisco, the owner/creator of this small but wonderful botanical garden. The main attractions are the 2 greenhouses, and several areas in between that host scores of... 更多
What a thrill for many senses. This is a sanctuary for orchids, bromeliads and succulents among many others in a beautiful locale. We visited with a group and were treated to a guided tour by Cisco whose mission is to preserve local and rare species. Chiapas is a Breadbasket for Mexico and has many wonderful native plants that can only... 更多
If you like plants & flowers, check out Orchideas Moxiviqui.. 35 peso taxi ride from centro. There is an orchid greenhouse as well as other interesting structures plus trails & ponds. We met Cisco, the creator/director of this non-profit organization. Fascinating guy who spent almost an hour with us explaining OM & giving us a tour.. 30 peso admission &... 更多