VISIT TO THE ORCHID SANCTUARY

Only 45 minutes from Bogotá is the Orchid Sanctuary where aprox. 6000 species are well look after.  

A natural destination that offers visitors a walk with delicious aromas, colours, and shapes in the kingdom of the most exotic flowers in the world, the trip to the orchid sanctuary is a real pleasure.

The flowers in their inexhaustible variety are exposed looking to reproduce a natural environment, in the trunks of the trees, or on rocks. In addition, visitors can also find a wide variety of heliconias, bromeliads, and ornamental plants that form a beautiful garden, recreated by birds and butterflies. 

 

But before arriving to the Orchid Sanctuary we will take you around:

 

THE TEQUENDAMA REGION.

 

The Trip of the Tequendama Region takes you: First to know the San Antonio del Tequendama Municipality. The town, was born in a place known as Cubsio when the Indians of the Tundama community settled down. 

In San Antonio you can see: 1. A thousand-year-old Ceiba tree in the park which floor is covered with stone 2. The colourful houses and the Cubsio temple where the impressive past of the indigenous tribe that inhabits this region is evoked. 3. The Hermit and the Alto La Palma Hills from the town. 4.The petroglyphs of Cubsio found in a branch that leads to the municipality it explain its past.

Second the SANTANDERCITO Village, Which in the Muisca language means “the guardian of the waters”, its temple is very famous since it was built in natural stone, now a Departmental Architectural Monument.

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