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Tour No. 13 BOTANICAL GARDEN TOUR
 
 
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  BOTANICAL GARDEN TOUR

Visit Botanical Garden – Photo stop at San Felipe Fortress

Directly from the dockside, bilingual guides will welcome passengers and guide them to the air conditioned buses.

The day stars with a journey very close to the city in a area of tropical forest dedicated to the harvest of various fauna

The tour visits the BOTANICAL GARDEN. It is located near the village named Turbaco. A wide variety of flora can be found, where once, the German Scientist Humbolt did botanical research.

The garden occupies an area of 20 acres and contains some 1200 species and varieties representing the flora of the region. It was started in 1978 since then many thousands of plants from over the Caribbean coast have been planted.

Following a numbered guide you will easy find them around the garden.
Among others, there are beautiful animals, Squirrels, Frogs, Birds, Butterfiles.
The Botanical Garden offers: Introductory Garden, Lake Garden (water lilies, tree ferns and the Panama hat plan) Xerophytic garden (plant with special adaption to survive) Arboterum( planted areas with native trees ). Paimentum (collection of the largest family of palm trees), Medical Garden (crossing a 500 year old caracol tree the medical collection includes specimens used in both folk medicine and pharmacological industry), Fruits trees (commonly found are mangoes, papayas, calabash tree, mamey, apple, jack fruit, bread, fruit and many more)

On your way back a quick panoramic and photo stop of the Fort San Felipe de Barajas


   
  Duration : 3 hours
   
  City : Cartagena de Indias
   
  Transportation : Bus
   
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