Peradeniya Botnical Graden

Peradeniya Botnical Garden is one of the most visited botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. There are some 4,000 different species of plants at Peradeniya Gardens. The 10,000 or so trees, many of them tropical timber trees.

Distance from Airport : 99km

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The most attractive tree of the garden is century old giant Javan fig tree, known as ‘umbrella tree’.The Cannonball tree is also intriguing, with its cannonball-like fruit hanging off the trunk and large open, waxy pink-white flowers. So is the Double Coconut Palm, one of 200 types of palms displayed at Peradeniya – originating from the Seychelles, this tree produces the largest seed known. Its fruits take five years to ripe.
The gardens blessed with all of Sri Lanka’s flora and representative species from around the tropical world. There is a special education center for orchid lovers. As well as, Marshal Tito and Yuri Gugarin have planted trees to mark their visits to the garden.

Facilities
Around Peradeniya Botnical Garden there are super luxury accommodation to stay. You can taste traditional food & beverages & experience royal feeling candle night dinners at bungalow type hotels, nature walks, hill side cycling, outdoor tented camps, cool breeze, Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Journey and many more things.

Surrounding
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake, Kandy Perahara Festival (July - August), National Museum Kandy, Ambakke Temple, Ambuluwawa, Asgiri Maha Temple, Gadaladeniya Temple, Kadugananwa, Tea States, Lankathilaka Temple, Mlawathu Maha temple, Degaldoruwa Rajamaha Temple, Devales, Digana Forest, Hindu Shrines, Horton Plains, Old Royal Palace, Knuckles Mountain Range, Kandy Elephant Orphanage, Udawatte Kele Royal Sanctuary, Kandy City Center, Heeloya Tourism Village & Tea Museum are the other attractions around Peradeniya Botnical Garden

Hotels Nearest
Queen's Hotel, Freedom Lodge, Kandy City Hotel, Ozo Kandy, Grand Kandyan Hotel, Nature Walk Resort, The Secret Kandy, Hotel Hilltop, Amaara Sky Hotel Kandy, Theva Residency, Grand Kandy Villa, Tourmalaine Hotel

Category
Nature, Cities, Sri Lanka, Archeology, Cycling, Hill Climbing, Camping, Bio Diversity, Nature Walks, Train Tours among Mountains, Waterfalls, Temples, Culture, Elephants, Perahara Festival