The Garden of Birds and Orchids
The cloud tropical forest surround you, the fog of the morning slowly disapeer and you are ready to hike the view points and discovers waterfall and blue lagoon. Welcome to Fuente de Vida. This is a ecologic farm and a family-run lodge, located in the natural reserve of Miraflor. With it´s 236 species of birds and 200 species of orchids this marvelous place won´t disappoint all the nature´s lovers and probably convert those who aren´t.
D1: ARRIVAL IN FUENTE DE VIDA
Arrival in fuente de vida the family will welcome you and introduce you to their members. after a visit of their farm, start a small promenade to a natural well called “poso de la pila”, where you will swim and enjoy the small cascade and the cool weather of the forest. at the end of the evening, enjoy the conviviality of the family and rest on the hamocks among the hummingbirds and the flowers Note: Night: Eco-lodge, Walking: 1h00 4km
D2: ORCHIDS AND VIEW POINTS
On the morning let the tropical birds awake you and after a rich breakfast let´s get ready for one of the most complete orchids tour you will ever see. The reserve is one of the major sites in the world in terms of orchid’s concentration. Learn how to recognize them and in which type of environment they grow.
Way back home, you´ll learn after lunch how to cook Nicaraguan pastry and you´ll visit the splendid view point of las peñitas in order to watch the sunset on the reserve.
Note: Night: Eco-lodge , Walking: 5h (in the entire day)
D3: BIRDS MORNING
You will start your last day early in order to go on a 4-hour bird watching tour: toucans, trogons, tanagers, and with luck maybe you’see the resplendent quetzal. You´ll finish your stay after lunch, say goodbye to your family before continuing your trip
Note: Transfer: optional, Walking: 4h
Prices per person US$
|1||2 up to 8|
|$ 250||$ 165|
Reserve at least four days before if you want a bilingual guide:
– guide (French speaker) U$ +60/day optional (U$40 half day)
– guide (English speaker) U$ +50/day optional (U$35 half day)
We offer you an 18% discount if you give a 2 hours english lesson to the peaple of the family !