Hakgala Botanic Gardens, Nuwara Eliya

4.0
#3 of 16 in Parks in Nuwara Eliya
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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  • Long walking was not convenient for my family so we chose to visit this garden for their golf cart service/ tour. For an additional 1,000 Rs. (we were a group of 6 persons) we had an actual botanist (...  more »
  • My wife and I spent the morning here during our recent Birdwatching Tour of Sri Lanka . Our visit coincided with a major planting exercise for the forthcoming holiday season, so we didn’t see the gard...  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.
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