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Lancetilla Botanical Garden

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Address: Tela, Honduras
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Day Trip to Tela Atlantida from San Pedro Sula

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This place is close to tela like 10 minutes the service is ok, they have tour guides for extra price they explain the history and names and types of trees and plants, it is good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2016
Carlos G
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Good park to go for a stroll. But the types of plants and the way it is all laid out is very very average. They shouldn't charge as much as they do, not at all. Maybe it was because I was American though. Felt like they put up a couple signs and.... thats all.... They did next to nothing to... More 

Thank Jason0013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is close to tela like 10 minutes the service is ok, they have tour guides for extra price they explain the history and names and types of trees and plants, it is good to walk around the flagstone sidewalks and learn about the history,you can try the fruits from the trees, we went in June and there was... More 

Thank Carlos G
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The bamboo garden is lovely, you get to learn about many types of plants(if you wish to take a guided tour) , if not just enjoy the botanical garden.

Thank Leanela B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

When rain threatened our beach day, we enjoyed a leisurely walk through these beautiful tropical gardens. Take a taxi from Tela, but don't pay more than 100-150 lmps!

Thank Katerina P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple hours of wandering the garden paths, watching the busy ants at work, sight seeing for birds. We actually did get to see a few monkeys in the trees, which everyone else that we have talked to hasn't seen so we felt very lucky. It would be better to have a guide to get the full background... More 

Thank kkleinrn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

The garden is probably better when it's blooming season but it was still interesting. You need a guide though to really understand what you are seeing - there is one woman who is learning English and did a fantastic job considering we were here very first English tour. We could tell after a few more tours her confidence and vocabulary... More 

Thank Joanne H
La Ceiba, Atlantida, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

By all means visit Lancetilla Botanical Gardens. You will learn much about the history and influence of the Banana Companies in Honduras, and discover unique tropical trees from around the world! Make sure you hire a guide. Unfortunately they do not usually have a bilingual guide available on premises, so if you do not speak Spanish, try to get someone... More 

Thank John D
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. Definitely worth checking out. I kind of left the pack and went out on my own checking it out. Met a super nice guy who gave me a fantastic tour, and he gave me some fruit that I I'd never before seen… Interesting stuff.

Thank jnm425
New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Located very close to the town of Tela. We drove to Lancetilla. There is an unpaved road from the park entrance to the visitors center. There is an entry fee that you pay at the park entrance. You have the option of hiring a guide at the visitor center. Its not necessary. The trees have color coded name plaques- fruit,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

It's a very green and peaceful garden. We opted not to take the guide and just walk on our own, I'd recommend - Take The Guide (it's only $5 if I remember correctly). We overheard one of the guides with another group; sounded like interesting info & facts. It's a nice visit while in Tela.

Thank Michelle M

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