Hakgala Botanic Gardens, Nuwara Eliya

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Take a relaxing stroll through the immaculately maintained hilly terrain of Hakgala Botanic Gardens. Of the 10,000 species planted here, the large collection of various orchids and roses remains the most notable. Large crowds arrive here on the weekends, making for good people-watching, while weekdays offer some peace and quiet. Walking through the hilly landscape can get tiring; rent a caddy for an easier way to tour the grounds. Make Hakgala Botanic Gardens a centerpiece of your Nuwara Eliya vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nuwara Eliya driving holiday planner.
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  • This is a much smaller garden with the same 2000LKR per foreign adult entry ticket. Paredenia Botanical Garden ,Kandy is 100 times better and worth the entry ticket  more »
  • WE had the advantage of a lovely day at these gardens. I suggest a buggy which is cheap to cover the entire gardens. We stopped by a number of attractions here. There was the cactus and succulents...  more »
  • A nice way to spend an hour or so strolling the park , indoor and outdoor plants and cheap to enter !  more »
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  • Best place to calm your mind. Large number of trees are there including the flowers. You can walk about 4 to 5 km in the garden. Better stay whole day enjoying the nature!
  • This is a Very Good Place to calm down sit. i really mean it its a Very Cool Place to explore Flowers and variety of plants. people used to come here.
  • Well maintained botanical garden. Not a good place to visit in February as there are no flowers at all. Have a plant sale shop as well
  • So beautiful place. Little bit cold. Mist all arround the garden . Lovely place to visit. Nice ane very memorable place.. enjoy ... do not destroy ..... keep it for the future
  • Located in a beautiful landscape...maintained reasonably well...could have been better with more flowering plants which definitely will attract more people. Facilities like toilets need improvement...could have been better with couple of them in different areas as the landscape is vast...overall good place to visit if one got few hours to spend.....

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