Every year, from January till April, Finca Dracula Orchid Tour opens its doors to the public. This must see tourist attraction in Chiriqui brings a great opportunity to discover the wonderful Panamanian and Tropical nature with an environment of relaxation that will complete your trip through Panama and inspire you the same way it inspires us every day.

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Opens January till April

Monday till Sunday

9 am- 4 pm

$10 per person

45 minute duration

English and Spanish

Tour starts every hour

Located in Tierras Altas de Chiriqui, Panama

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Visit Includes:

 
Access to Gardens

Meet our lush gardens filled with native species of plants, birds and animals.

You will be provided a map so that you can explore these gardens at your own pace.

Walking the gardens takes about one hour at moderate pace.

 

 
Our Coffee Shop

We make delicious sweets every day with fresh local ingredients and also have bistro menu in case you want to have lunch surrounded by nature.

 

 
Orchid Exhibit

Our guide will take you though our orchid collection where you will meet hundreds of our orchids with their many weird texture, shapes and fragrances which they use to attract their pollinators and will learn why they are the biggest plant family in the world.

This is the first part of the guided tour and it usually takes about half an hour.

 

 
Special Gardens

You will also explore two unique gardens not found anywhere else in Panama for their design and content. The orchid gardens where we show how epiphytes grow on trees and succulent gardens which look like a dessert in bloom.

This is the second part of the guided tour and takes about 15 minutes.

 

 
Quetzal Flight Trail

This trail starts on the top of the fern garden and takes you up the mountain at the hight of the trees and above to where lots of birds and native plants live finishing off in the viewing deck from where all the town is visible.

 

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Quotes

The beauty and peace of this garden leaves you breathless. Jane H.
I picked (the juice called) Dracula’s Blood and tis was delicious! They hand make these juices the moment you order them so they taste fresh. Steve B.
The knowledgable guide walked us around the gardens showing us its immense variety of orchids.Roswitha E.
We were able to see the quetzal bird and hummingbirds were flying all around us.Margaret R.
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Tickets


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Orchid Tour

Orchid Tour

+ Chiricano Lunch

Cerro Punta Daytrip



Guided tour through the orchid collection and special gardens.
Guided tour through the orchid collection and special gardens.




Access to the 10 gardens of Finca Dracula at your own pace.


Access to the 10 gardens of Finca Dracula at your own pace.




Delicious Home-made Chiricano Luch 


Delicious Home-made Chiricano Luch 





Explore the creativity of Arte Cruz and how he is inspired by our nature.


Explore the creativity of Arte Cruz and how he is inspired by our nature.






Meet the beautiful bird diversity in Birding Paradise


Meet the beautiful bird diversity in Birding Paradise






City tour of the beautiful town of Cerro Punta that surrounds Finca Dracula


City tour of the beautiful town of Cerro Punta that surrounds Finca Dracula






Prices


Prices


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Garden Map

General Gardens

These gardens are accessible without a guide, you can explore them at your own pace.

  1. Light garden: This very moist bright garden hosts a beautiful combination of delicate cloud forest species and flower plants.
  2. Fern Garden: new garden with beautiful Panamanian fern species.
  3. Bhuda Garden: This small garden has beautiful flower plants including orchids, bromeliads, amaryllis and heliconias.
  4. Shade Garden: Wild landscape under trees. With beautiful Heliconias
  5. Japanese Garden: featuring the giant leaf Gunneria plants)
  6. Bromeliad Garden: This otherworldly garden features beautiful bromeliads and cordiline plants
  7. Lake: Beautiful dock from which to see the lake and Japanese garden.
  8. Mountain Trail
  9. Deck

Special Gardens and Exhibits

These gardens are restricted to be accessed only with the company of a  guide as part of the tours.

10. Orchid garden: newest garden which features dozens of orchids species and hybrids growing on trees
11. Succulent Garden: Garden with dozens of species of Cactus, Echeverias, Kalanchoe, Aloe, Euphorbias and many other succulents. (opening in 2019)
12. Orchid Exhibit: in this greenhouse we bring together most of the plants in bloom.

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How to get to Finca Dracula

To get to Finca Dracula you need to first get to the town of Guadalupe, which is actually a part of Cerro Punta, so you may find the names being used interchangeably. Once there you go uphill pass the Hotel Los Quetzales. Next turn is to the right, then left, the red gate shoud be visible. There are signposts pointing the way in the intersections close to the farm.

Contact

t. +507-771-2070
e. [email protected]
Cerro Punta, Chiriqui, Panama

-During the low season (when we are closed) its best to email us because we are working far from the phone signal.

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FAQ

Most cars can get up to the farm without problems. Recent renovations of the access road thanks to our neighbors have made the ride easy.
The weather up here is cold, down to 59F (16C) in daytime, with uo to 95% humidity and its the cloud forest so it can rain.

For the weather you should bring: long pants, jackets, umbrella or poncho, closed shoe (preferably boots or sneakers), and sunscreen (sun is 45% brighter up here).

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This post is also available in: Spanish