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Quito Parks and Gardens: Eco Tour to Botanical Gardens

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Key facts

Where: Quito , Ecuador Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Highlights

  • Quito′s Botanical Garden is a veritable Garden of Eden
  • Marvel at more than 1,200 species of orchids here

Overview

Quito’s Botanical Garden, situated in the Carolina Park, is a magical universe filled with a profusion of plants of all colours, sizes, shapes and aromas. In this wonderful garden you can find a small representation of almost all Ecuador vegetation. Plants from the moorlands of the ‘paramo’ of the high Andes to trees from the tropical forest serve to create Ecuador’s version of the ‘Garden of Eden’.

More than 1,200 orchid species and a number of hybrids are exhibited in "Crystal Palaces" inside the Botanical Garden.

For nature lovers, a trip to Quito’s Botanical Garden is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel (or closest pick-up point) and taken in a private air-conditioned vehicle for a guided tour of Quito’s Botanical Garden.

Arrive at Carolina Park, situated in the heart of the city, and home to Quito’s Botanical Garden.

In this wonderful universe comprising of every possible plant species in Ecuador, you will be guided through wetlands, cloud forests, high-altitude moorlands and dry forest, alive with a profusion of tropical flowers and buzzing hummingbirds.

The Botanical Garden also boasts two hothouses with over 1,200 species of orchids as well as other interesting species, whose vast array of shapes, sizes and colours take your breath away.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Quito.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approx. 3 hours

Start time

Start time: 09:00am or 03:00pm
Duration:Approx. 3 hours

Meeting point

You will be picked up from selected hotels in Quito.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Selected hotels/ closest drop-off point in Quito

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Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off from selected Quito hotels/closest points
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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