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Lankester Gardens - Other Activity Paraiso - Costa Rica

Run by the University of Costa Rica, Lankester Gardens includes three kilometers of walking trails through 11 hectares of ecological diversity. Used as a center for education, conservation and research, the gardens contain roughly 3,000 species of living plants and orchids. Cost is $5.00, $3.50 for students with I.D. Public buses from Cartago to Paraiso or Orosi run hourly. Tell the bus driver to stop at Lankester. At the bus stop it is a 1km walk on a paved road to the garden. Open daily 8:30-4:30pm.

P.O. Box 1031-7050, Cartago, Costa Rica
Paraiso, Costa Rica

Other Activity Types:
Botanical garden

Contact Information:
Phone: 2552-3247
Fax: 2552-3151
E-mail: jbl(at)

By Maria Lundgren


08 Oct 2008

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