For the Orchids lovers Costa Rica is one of the best places in the world to admire these beautiful flowers. This Orchids farm was founded in 1991 by Thai and German partners, with more than 30 years of experience in the field, producing orchids of high quality and beauty.
The farm is located near Puntarenas, in the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica; the weather is such the optimal and exceptionally good, due the climate conditions. The combination of the Thai traditions growing knowledge care of these plants, and the modern Costa Rican agricultural practices, generates a better research, and a superior index of quality of the standard production.
First of all let us tell something regarding these beautiful plants. The orchids are the most abundant and diverse plants in the world; more of 25000 known species, only here in Costa Rica we got identified about 1400 species, and still some more to discover. Besides of this fact, there are a lot of people producing many hybrids increasing the list over 110000 species.
The orchids are wonders of Nature, a tourism attraction full of color, esthetic, and commercial opportunities.
The Tour itself:
Guests will learn about Orchids in general as well as good tips on orchids care and production.
Walking through greenhouses, you have the chance to admire the different species from our country and others around the world. With the really good explanation by experts in all and every single designated station. 1-Orchids World: The general history of these beautiful flowers.
2-Reproduction: What they produce and how they produce the hybrids
3-Harvesting: Flowers production, Varietal names, Harvest frequency Grade, Length, Period, Process and transport to packing house
4- Collection green house: Varieties, Hybrids and others species, Different species for beginners, how to take a good care of your own orchids.
5- Packing house: Packing procedures, Quality control, Transport, Cold room, Market prices.
Includes: Transportation, entrances fees, soft drinks, water, lunch and bilingual guide.
Duration: 4 hours
Remarks: This tour requires minimum 4 people (adults) to operate.
What to bring: Tennis shoes or sandals, short pants, T-shirt, camera, binoculars, Suntan lotion, insect repellent and some money for shopping.