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During the plantation tour, a guide will help familiarize you with the extensive plantations of CATIE, and the significant contributions CATIE has made towards the research and education of tropical agriculture. A guide will give you an informative tour through some of CATIE’s fifty gardens, where you can appreciate a variety of tropical plants from distinct parts of the world. The plantations of major relevance are: café, cacao, pejibayes, tropical fruit and forest species. As you trek through the plantations and gardens you may notice a variety of wildlife that lives within, such as toucans, oropendulum birds, butterflies and lizards. A guide will take you on a stroll through CATIE’s special botanical garden where you will find the century old Kapok tree, towering stalks of bamboo, dripping orchids and bromeliads from the trees and many other colourful and fruiting plants.

What to take to a Botanical Garden Tour?
Comfortable walking shoes, a hat or a visor, a rain jacket or umbrella, a bottle of water, insect repellent and sun block.

What’s included in a
Botanical Garden Tour
?
Transportation, entrances and a guide.

This tour is available for all ages. It is half price for children younger than eight years old.

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