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Reserva Moxviquil

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Nice orchids and bromeliads

We went for walk into the orchids greenhouses, we spent around 1.5 hours walking around seeing the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
erikalual
Wonderful Couple of Hours Spent!

I would recommend the reserve for anybody who wants to do a short hike and see some unique flora... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Talia K
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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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Periferico Norte 4, Ojo de Agua, 29220 | X, San Cristobal de las Casas 29210, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We went for walk into the orchids greenhouses, we spent around 1.5 hours walking around seeing the orchids and bromeliads and some other flora from the region, as this is a natural place to expect to see hundreds of orchids, as it is blooms at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank erikalual
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I would recommend the reserve for anybody who wants to do a short hike and see some unique flora and fauna as well as the wonderful orchid garden. It is 50 pesos for the hike and 50 pesos for the orchid garden. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Talia K
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Moxviquil is a nature reserve on the edge of San Cristobal featuring a circular path going up the mountainside through different kinds of forest: pines, oaks, madrones, cacti of various types, brameliads, ferns and mosses. There is a limestone sinkhole-cavern next to the path with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Virginia C
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We hiked up and around the mountain trail, viewing the native plants and bromeliads. It was a climb into higher altitude, quiet and fresh. Take water with you if you go.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank abundance050
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Stunning orchids and bromeliads. Great 2 km hike up through old oak forest. Absolutely love. The greenhouse is full of stunningly lovely tropical plants. Guide is helpful if you speak Spanish.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Connie B
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The Reserva Moxviquil is an extraordinary place. In additional to the spectacular collection of orchids and many other native plants, the entire site is dedicated to green infrastructure, environmental education, conservation, and sustainability. Beautifully designed buildings, classrooms, rooftop rainwater harvesting, natural water filtration earthworks, solar...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Cragdweller51
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The bike on the mountains was very Nice, we went a little of track on the high passage and were rewarded with a great view on the city. At the start/end of the hike you van visit the garden and green houses with orchidea. The...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robbie N
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I had visited here 10 years ago and fell in love with it then. Walking through the trees that had orchids and bromeliads hanging all over the limbs. Like an ancient forest! The best!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cindi H
Reviewed 19 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

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed 25 March 2016

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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Oscar C
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