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Reserva Moxviquil

San Cristobal de las Casas 29210, Mexico
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Relaxing, refreshing, playful, fun

Staff here was incredibly nice and helpful, keeping our backpacks in their classroom/office while... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Kathleen J
Sunnyvale, California
A very kind effort to preserve and educate.

Located on the border of the city, this place has a magic of his own. The nicest orchidearium i... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Oscar C
Prato, Italy
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These Indian ruins, located near the village of Pozeula, are built into the side of a hill.
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18 Apr 2016
“Relaxing, refreshing, playful, fun”
24 Mar 2016
“A very kind effort to preserve and educate.”
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San Cristobal de las Casas 29210, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Staff here was incredibly nice and helpful, keeping our backpacks in their classroom/office while we toured. The hiking trail was closed to individual hikers, but the tour of the greenhouse was very educational and fun, with our English-speaking guide. It was interesting to see the...More

1  Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Located on the border of the city, this place has a magic of his own. The nicest orchidearium i have ever seen.

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We taxied over one weekday afternoon. Perhaps March is the wrong season, but we couldn't find a guide to tell us about the work being done. A worker unlocked the orchid greenhouse and allowed us to walk around (for a fee) but we didn't learn...More

Thank lovetotravelVT
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We went with our birding guide early in the morning, and it was just terrific. Not many bromeliads or orchids in bloom, but our main reason was to see birds and we weren't disappointed.

1  Thank patricia C
Reviewed 20 February 2015

The most wonderful collection of rare and endangered plant life, housed in interesting, ecological and appropriate buildings and greenhouses

Thank LanguagemavenAnirtak
Reviewed 2 October 2014

A really lovely collection of Orchids and other lovely air plants- its a very relaxing place to visit. Ask for help identifying plants when you are there.

Thank Ellie J
Reviewed 14 August 2014

As I stated in my review about Moxviquil Orchids - when you arrive you really find there are two separate and interesting things to do here. One is to take a hike in the pine topped mountains. The other is to tour an orchid hothouse...More

3  Thank beasquare
Reviewed 30 May 2014

It is an amazing collection of orchids and succulents and well worth a visit. You will be amazed with its 3,000 rescued plants and 418 species. The grounds are impeccable and the curators have plenty of information to share in both Spanish and English.

1  Thank neelokb
Reviewed 27 January 2014

I heard about Moxviquil from some Canadians I met in Palenque who had a great time there. I visited today (Monday, 1/27/14) with a friend from my hostel. We took a cab for 30 pesos. The cab driver knew the place and how to get...More

2  Thank Eric I
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Support the ecological reserve here by visitting this Orchid garden and going on the walks around the mountains behind. Its so lovely - if your spanish is up to scratch Xun will show you around or you will get the guy who's inspiration made it...More

Thank David P
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