What’s the weather and temperature like at the Finca Botanica Farm?
The farm is located in Chongon, only 30 minutes outside the main port city of Guayaquil, Ecuador. This region experiences two well-marked seasons—the dry season, when temperatures turn cold between October and May, and the warmer wet season that runs from June to September.
How to pack for a trip to the Finca Botanica Farm
Looking for a tropical getaway that’s both relaxing and educational? Plan a trip to Ecuador and be sure to stop by the Finca Botanica Farm for a tour!
You can relax on the beaches, hike the rainforests and nearby highlands, and recharge your batteries at the NovaVita Wellness Center. Be sure to explore the farm’s lush gardens and check out its distillery, greenhouse, the Young Living store, and the wormhouse, where the farm’s fertilizer is produced by worms alone!
When you come, be sure to pack:
1. Your Farm Tour Passport
2. An umbrella
3. Comfortable, closed-toed walking shoes
4. A water bottle with drinking water
5. Sun protection and hat
6. Swimsuit and towel for nearby beaches
7. Binoculars for watching wildlife
8. Insect repellent
9. Hand purifier—like our Thieves® Waterless Hand Sanitizer!
The best times to visit are during the summer months: June, July, and August. Plan for tropical weather between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Closed-toed shoes and long pants are required for all tours. Be prepared with a windbreaker and/or rain jacket, since the weather here can quickly change. Bring a hat or umbrella for sun protection.
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