Lancetilla Botanical Garden & Research Center

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Lancetilla Botanical Garden & Research Center information

Location
Around Tela , Honduras
Telephone
+504 2408 7806
More information
www.esnacifor.hn
Prices
L178
Opening hours
7am-5pm
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One of the largest tropical botanical gardens in the world, the Lancetilla Botanical Garden & Research Center spans some 1680 hectares and has 1200 species of plants from four continents. The garden has hundreds of bird species – migratory species are present from November to February – and generates 60% of Tela’s fresh water. Well-marked trails wind through the main garden and arboretum areas, although guided tours (in Spanish only) are available for L100 per hour. Last entry is at 3.30pm.