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Why Botanica?

With over 20 years’ experience Botanica World Discoveries are the experts in garden travel, offering a wide range of small group tours and cruises hosted by expert Botanical Guides. We visit a vast range of private gardens not accessible to the general public as well as the must-see sights of the region.

Travelling with Botanica World Discoveries

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Private Garden Visits

In many locations we are privileged to visit private gardens not usually open to the general public. Meet the gardens’ owners, who will show you around while discussing their successes, challenges, tips and future plans.
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Iconic Gardens & Shows

We have arranged several exclusive events such as talks by head gardeners, behind-the-scenes tours, meeting the head gardener, early admittance, and private viewings. You can find out more about our garden shows and seasonal touring here.
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Botanical Guides

Travel with and learn from the best. Your travel experience will be greatly enhanced by our professional and knowledgeable Botanical Guides, as they will bring the garden to life and offer an interesting insight into the design and plants selected.
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Travel With Like-Minded People

We travel in smaller groups of between 15 to 30 people, so guests have ample opportunities to chat with private garden owners and Botanical Guides. Make instant connections with like-minded people who share common interests and a love of gardens and culture.
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All Details Taken Care Of

We visit all the must-see attractions in each destination, accompanied by our Botanical Guides. Enjoy a stress-free environment, from the moment we meet you at the airport. And you can relax knowing all tipping has been taken care of.
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Cultural Touring 

Our journeys are not all about gardens. There is something to please everyone, including art, history, culture and musical experiences, as well as general sightseeing. Enjoy access to workshops and cultural events you’re unlikely to discover any other way. Discover more here.
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Fitness Level

Our tours and cruises cater to various fitness levels. Look for the ratings in the itineraries to find a holiday that best suits your mobility and fitness level.
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Modes Of Travel

We travel by land and ship. Discover our handpicked custom-designed river and coastal vessels here. 
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Part Of The APT Travel Group

Book with peace of mind. Proudly part of the APT Travel Group, Botanica World Discoveries has over 20 years experience. Find out more here.