Orquideas Moxviquil, San Cristobal de las Casas
(4.3/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A wonderful, magical, enchanted garden! In the forest you can walk and breathe pure air, observe the flora that exist. Divine greenhouses.
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  • This is a lovely well laid out botanical garden with friendly staff and plenty to explore. The plants have been rescued from the local forests and brought back to bloom. There are places to sit and ha...  more »
  • We went because it was beside Moxviquil, and the truth is scary haha. All abandoned or perhaps is not season of orchids, out of ignorance not is. I did not like us.
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