Orquideas Moxviquil, San Cristobal de las Casas

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Take in the wealth of delicate beauty at Orquideas Moxviquil, showcasing over 400 species of orchids local to the region of Chiapas. The orchid botanical garden and plant rescue center aims to preserve orchids and epiphytes from deforestation, and to educate visitors about the biodiversity of the region. In addition to a collection of over 3,000 rescued plants and orchids, including some near extinction, the grounds feature greenhouses, a statue garden, and a man-made lagoon. Learn about traditional medicinal herbs used by the indigenous Maya in the villages nearby, or consider a hike along wilderness trails into the surrounding forests. Using our world travel planner, San Cristobal de las Casas attractions like Orquideas Moxviquil can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My friends’ interest in orchids led us to visit this little oasis of orchids and plants on the edge of San Cristobal. The place consists of two greenhouses with several orchid species and a short natu...  more »
  • Vale la pena visitarlo, no lleva mucho tiempo recorrer los dos invernaderos y puedes ver flores y plantas muy lindas. Te rodeas de un ambiente de tranquilidad para una caminata tranquila. En diciembre...  more »
  • The options were 30 pesos for a 1.30/2 hour hike around the land or 30 minutes to see the garden for 50 pesos. I just walked around the garden it's pretty enough I was happy to see a hummingbird when ...  more »