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Jardin Botanico las Orquideas

Sr. Omar Tello B, Puyo 160150, Ecuador
+593 98 127 5281
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Amazing Man, Amazing Place

I can't say enough about Omar Tello's life work. His 7 hectare forest reserve is much more than an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
effbowen
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Incredible experience!

It was an amazing experience to visit this place as a family group. The gentleman who owns this... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
IsabeldeRuales
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 days ago
“Amazing Man, Amazing Place”
7 May 2018
“Incredible experience!”
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Sr. Omar Tello B, Puyo 160150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can't say enough about Omar Tello's life work. His 7 hectare forest reserve is much more than an orchid garden, and he has created it over the last 30 years. It was a humbling experience to get a personal tour through this natural ecosystem...More

Thank effbowen
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing experience to visit this place as a family group. The gentleman who owns this place is a very knowledgeable man and has kept a detail account of the flora and fauna of the área. As a matter of fact, the gentleman...More

Thank IsabeldeRuales
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

See yanacocha.If the kind owner of the colibri hostal didn't tell me,I'd have missed this great zoo,and the lovely grounds.The residents include wooley and spider monkeys,parrots,turtle,ocelot.. Nice walking trails,clean,and very low cost entry.If you love animals,take a look at Yanacocha.

Thank Florence A
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lots of plants and a nice guide, but quite an average collection of plants. Might be educative for children

Thank Witold S
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I spend a week with Omar and his forest project and I am so glad I found this place as there is so much to learn. It's not only a beautiful peace of forest to explore, it's Omar, enthusiastically speaking about environmental protection and his...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

I was there on 2015, we arrived by chance, we loved it. It's amazing the collectionf information this place has. They explain you and show pictures of how the ecosystem has been affected in the past 30 years in the area they take care of,...More

Thank alejandropuebla
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

You can tell the owner really loves what he does. He takes the time to explain and show things. His mini magnifying glass can highlight unbelievable things.

Thank buenopue
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

A bastion of conservation and knowledge in puyo. A short distance in taxi or bus from the centre of town. Lovely orquids and butterflies.

Thank jktraveller2015
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Passionate owner, very informative tour, stunning place. Grounds were beautiful and we were amazed by lots of amazonian flora and lots of butterflies. It wasn't the right season to go to see all of the orchids however we still saw lots of them, including tiny...More

Thank lulutemp
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

Owner Omar Taeyu was so kind and passionate about the botanical garden. He even helped us fix our broken bike! Tour is in Spanish. Get to see all types of flora and fauna and I definitely recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Kim M
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