Hakgala Botanical Gardens – Paradise gardens

Hakgala Botanical Gardens is the second largest gardens in the beautiful, tropical island of Sri Lanka. It is also believed to be the highest set gardens in the world. Where is it? Hakgala Botanical Gardens is located in the Central Highlands of Nuwera Eliya and part of the Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve. If you’re staying…

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens -Once Forbidden, but Now Open to All

Once upon a time during the reign of the Sinhalese kings, the beautiful garden of Peradeniya in Kandy, Sri Lanka was forbidden to the people so that only the royals can enjoy its beauty. Today, its open to all, including you! Where is it? High upon the mountains of Sri Lanka, in the majestic citadel…

Semmozhi Poonga Botanical Garden- Green Town

Being a densely populated city, Chennai’s Semmozhi Poonga adds the much-needed greenery to the city’s landscape. It is the first botanical garden in the city and it was declared open by the then chief minister, Dr.M Karunanidhi in the year 2010. The garden was an initiative by the horticultural department of the Tamil Nadu government….

Hakgala Botanical Garden – Sheltered by the Hakgala Rock

The Hakgala Botanical Garden located in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and 10km from the beautiful town of Nuwera Eliya. Just beneath the Hakgala Rock at about 450 metres, you will find the majestic garden which is known to be the one of the five botanical gardens found on the little island. Towering to…