Botanical Garden

Why to visit?
  • 3rd largest orchidarium in the country. 
  • Famous Kurinji flower blooms here in plenty.
  • Specialty of Kurinji flower : It blooms only once in 12 years.
  • One of two orchidariums run by the Botanical survey of India.
  • Garden includes 30 orchid species- A treat for plant lovers.
  • Many rare endangered species are preserved in the orchidarium.
  • Rare Ladies Slipper (an insect eating Orchid) and rare tree Shevaroys Bombax which was reported on one of the private estates has also been identified and multiplied in this farm.
  • 360 degree view : http://www.view360.in/virtualtour/yercaud/botanicalgarden/

 

Location:
  • 500 m from Yercaud lake

 

Entrance Fees:
  • Adults : INR 30
  • Children : INR 15
  • Still Camera : INR 50
  • Video Camera : INR 100

 

Timings:
  • 8am - 6pm (Mondays to Fridays, Closed on Saturdays and Sundays)

 

Restaurants nearby:
  • Arusuvai Ashwanath
  • Eggetarian, Shevaroys
  • Sri Saravana Bhawan Elite
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