Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya
Time Out says
The largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka.
Considered Sri Lanka’s largest botanical garden, with 147 acres and over 4000 species of plants, Peradeniya Botanical Garden is a well-known attraction in Sri Lanka. The lush garden estate, also referred to as the Royal Botanical Garden is famed for its collection of 300 species of orchids.
Within the delightfully landscaped greenery, visitors will come across numerous birds including endemic species like the Yellow Fronted Barbet, Layards Parakeet, Sri Lankan Hanging Parrot, Brown Capped Babbler and a number endemic reptiles as well as 18 species of mammals.
Among the 10,000 or more trees found in the park, are the Giant Bamboo of Burma, the century old giant Javan fig tree, the Cannonball tree and a range of exotic palms.
|Price:||Toursits (Adults): Rs 1,100; Children: Rs 550; Students: Rs 825. Locals (adults): Rs 50; Adults Over 60 years: Rs 10; Children: Rs 10|
|Opening hours:||Daily 7:30am–5pm|