Monteverde Orchid Garden Tour
Learn about Orchids of the Cloud Forest
The orchids that you see most often in the US are jokingly referred to as "Wal-Mart flowers". The types of orchids you will see on this tour are more intricate and diverse. Eighty percent of orchids are miniature species, their small size makes them look even more majestic.
The guide can show you the most unusual facets of each orchid, they play an interesting role in ecology and have evolved to trick insects into pollination them. Some of the small ones are difficult to spot, but the guides will help you. Lots of orchids have peculiar scents, which you can smell.
There are lots of micro-species, some larger blooms and exhibits on hybrid orchids that are bred simply for their impressive looks.
Tour with a naturalist guide.
What to Bring?
Camera and comfortable walking shoes.