The invitation to Orchids Tour

March 03-09, 2005
MAR. 03-Arrive Miami, Florida, check in to your hotel. D

MAR. 04-9:30 a.m. After breakfast, depart for the Miami International Orchid Show at the Coconut Grove Convention Center. There will be participating vendors from all over the world. Return to Hotel by 3:30 p.m. B * CITES & PHYTO-SANITARY CERTIFICATES ARE AVAILABLE.

MAR. 05-9:30 a.m. Depart for Motes Orchids, where Dr. Martin Motes will conduct a class on orchid growing.
11:00 a.m. Tour of RF Orchid nursery.
12:30 p.m. Enjoy a boxed lunch and an adventure into the Florida
Everglades with Buffalo Tiger's Airboat Tours. Buffalo Tiger is the last chief of the Miccosukee Indian Tribe. You will observe flora and fauna nurtured by this "River of Grass". This slow-moving river sustains not only several million people, but eagles, bears, the Florida panther and, of course, a large population of alligators. B/L

MAR. 06-9:30 a.m. Visit nearby Fairchild Tropical Garden to enjoy a guided tram tour with time to browse through their gift shop and have lunch on your own.
12:30 p.m., Return to the hotel. Afternoon free to shop at nearby Dadeland Mall or return to the orchid show on your own for glast-dayh bargains.

MAR. 07-10:00 a.m. Enjoy a Duck Tour on Miamifs only amphibious vehicle. You will see Miamifs Watson Island, The Port of Miami, Bayside Marketplace, Miami Beachfs Ocean Drive, the Art Deco District, Biscayne Bayfs Millionairefs Row and much more. B

MAR. 08-9:30 A.M. Depart for a visit to the Headquarters of the American Orchid Society in Boca Raton, followed by a stop at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Return to your hotel by 5:30 p.m. B

MAR. 09Depart for the airport and your return journey home. B

Our 6-night/7-day tour is $499.00 per person based on double occupancy, land only. Single supplement $175.00 additional. Package includes airport transfers, 6 nightfs hotel accommodation, taxes, entrance fees, meals and transportation as noted.

Whale Travel
9719 S. Dixie Hwy.
Suite 20
Miami, FL 33156
Tel: (305) 668-4803 E mail: <>

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