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Orquideas Moxviquil

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A very interesting place to visit if you are into gardening. You can learn from different plants... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
overwhelmng, i cried

A gem taken care of by professionals, This is not a "garden", it is a collection of plants that... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2019
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Orquideas Moxviquil, OM, began in 1994 with a passionate desire to rescue the fallen flora of Chiapas's ever depleting forests. NOTE: Please enter through the OM entrance, NOT the Moxviquil entrance to experience the full magic of OM. The desire to...more
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Periferico Norte #4 | Ojo de Agua, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

A very interesting place to visit if you are into gardening. You can learn from different plants and orchids of the region. A ver live pathway to the top of a mountain and a cave.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marioh269
Reviewed February 1, 2019

A gem taken care of by professionals, This is not a "garden", it is a collection of plants that may wiped out in their natural environments.A really nice visit for the horticulturist person.Well worth the time, didn't go for the walks on the trails but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David J B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Beautifully kept gardens, lots of stunning orchids and bromeliads. A great way to spend an hour or two.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sourcepointted
Reviewed April 10, 2018

My husband and I went to the reserve and had a really wonderful time. It was really peaceful and quiet, and the orchids and bromeliads that grow everywhere are stunning. For us it was really nice to walk around outside, take some pictures, just enjoy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank allison444
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the Moxviquil Jardín very much and received a personal tour and history of the garden from a gentleman who has been working there for many years. He was so generous and gave us a a botanical experience of the many of the different...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BrookC73
Reviewed January 8, 2018

If you are a plant freak then you must not skip this amazing place. Greenhouse full of orchids, bromeliads and tropicals that will send you over the moon. Very nice and friendly who will give you a good deal of information if you speak Spanish....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Connie B
Reviewed November 12, 2017

A very good collection of epyphites .. not a manicured garden, rather a botanical garden. A very nice selection and We were very impressed.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank IanAnderson
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

I found this place to be quite nice, especially the longer loop hike up behind the botanical garden to the cave. However, the guy at the entrance was a sheister. A quick search online or asking at the hostel and you'll find that the entrance...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Stanislas B
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Exceeded my expectations. This place was beautiful. It cost me 50p to look around the grounds and the 2 greenhouses (with a quick tour), and 50p to go on the hike. Great if you enjoy flowers or plants, simply want a quick natural escape, or...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank seyfried13c
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This botanical garden, though small, is wonderfully curious and has two crazily lush, exotic greenhouses that completely take you out of San Cristobal de las Casas. As an added bonus, Moxviquil has a beautiful hiking trail that goes up the mountain which should not be...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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April 25, 2017|
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yes it is. you can use, avenida yajalon or general utrillo. it is about 1.8 kilometers from the plaza central. or taxi, $35 pesos.
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OM is beautiful every day of the year. Every day present wonderful flowers, sights and smells. This is a great time to visit, the rainy season, May till November, because all is green, lush and filled with life. March and... More