Botanical Garden of Guayaquil, Guayaquil

3.3
#5 of 8 in Parks in Guayas Province
Wander through Botanical Garden of Guayaquil, home to over 325 species of lush and exotic tropical plant life. Easy to follow paths wind through sections of ornamental plants, orchids, bromeliads, medicinal plants, fruit, and lumber trees. Observe more than 73 bird species and 60 butterfly species all year long. Ample shade makes for a pleasurable viewing experience. Head to the elevated section where a rustic hut sells natural drinks, books and souvenirs from the area. Bring water and bug repellent. Put Botanical Garden of Guayaquil into our Guayaquil trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Extensive and beautiful park in Guayaquil which brings together a collection of plants that are carefully cultivated for research and teaching in which botanical species refers more charm without the precious orchids perhaps the most beautiful of America Latin. Periodically have events which show the best of his work, this were lucky to see it the first week of November, with a beautiful exhibition of orchids, many of them native to the Botanical Garden
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  • At the Botanical Garden, there are many species of plants and trees endemic of the Ecuadorian coast. All this impeccably careful gardeners by vegetation and directed by a botanist. The activity of benefactors is laudable and wonderful exhibition of orchids. 2 annual festivals of this beautiful flower is made.
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  • Very far from the city, have to take a taxi and he ask to wait us. The ne.est absolutely not maintained, animals garden seems unhappy and vegetation was irrelevant. Abstain - you, don't waste your time.
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Guayaquil's sprawling layout means its center isn't strictly defined, with accommodations spread throughout several neighborhoods. To enjoy the most iconic Guayaquil setting, stay in the riverside neighborhood of Las Penas. For easy access to public parks and some of the best attractions in Guayaquil, stay in the bustling district of La Bahia. If you want a more suburban experience, look farther north to the neighborhood of Simon Bolivar.
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