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Tour to the Botanical Garden of Guayaquil

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    History

    This project has been pushed by the guayaquil citizens since 1979, and after a 10 year work was open to the public and since then has received the visit of thousands of tourist,national and foreign.

    Attractives:

    The Botanical Garden of Guayaquil has five hectares of extension, is characterized by exhibiting scientific collections of living plants that are cultivated for conservation, research, dissemination and teaching. It has approximately 324 plant species that can be observed in its natural habitat, there are also timber trees, fruit trees, as well as ornamental and exotic plants.

    It has a viewpoint that allows to observe the rivers Daule and Babahoyo. In addition, 73 species of birds and 60 species of butterflies can be observed throughout the year.

    Faune:

    Among the birds there are: Scarlet Parrots and Azuliamarillo; Amazons Coroniamarilla, Alinaranja and Harinosa; Guacamayo Frenticastaño; Periquito Aliamarillo -Loro Piquirojo; Perico Cabecioscuro and Loro Cabeciazul.

    Among the mammals are: capuchin monkeys white, black; red mantle chic, and squirrel monkey. Of fish there are: duck fish, raspabalsas, coridora, severum, longfish, red hook, goldfish, golf stick, leoporino listed and piranha red. In addition there are turtles terrestrial and aquatic.

    Flora

    It possesses a botanical sample of numerous species of plants of the Ecuador, in particular of the tropical zone of the coast. It houses about 324 species duly identified among them: Collections of native and introduced trees, palm trees, cactus, fruit trees and ornamental plants. In addition there are exotic tropical plants that are appreciated in their own habitat.

    Its main attraction is the orchids, there are collections belonging to the family Orchidaceae of Ecuador, and other native species of this country such as bromeliads, tillandsias, heliconias, lotus or nepent that is a carnivorous plant introduced from Madagascar.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Guayaquil
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Return to the Hotel
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance ($3)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Bring confortable Shoes
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Guayaquil City Tour BM Tours
    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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