Royal Tourism – Sri Lanka
Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is near the Mahaweli River (the longest in Sri Lanka). Its the finest of its kind in Asia, the largest of the botanical gardens of Sri Lanka. The town of Peradeniya is located at a distance of 110km from Colombo.
It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres, at 460 meters above sea level, and with a 200-day annual rainfall.
• Location Type : Hill Country
• Distance From Airport : 145 Km (4.30 hour drive)
• Distance From Colombo : 115 Km (3.30 hour drive)
♣ Contact :- Royal Tourism Sri Lanka