Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden

Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden

Nestled in the foothills of Eastern Himalayas, nature has blessed Sikkim with rich flora and fauna which has attracted tourists from around the globe to this landlocked state. Located 22km from Gangtok on the road to Rumtek Monastery is a one of the popular tourist destination, Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden. Rumtek Monastery is the largest monastery of Sikkim where the monks perform sacred rituals and practices of Karma Kagyu lineage. Established in 1987, Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden is a scenically blessed lush green expanse of land which has mesmerized the visitor with its astounding beauty. The verdant green patch of land is maintained by the Forest Department of the Government of Sikkim under its unit of Parks and Gardens.

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Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden Attractions

High mountains all around With a collection of more than 1.5 lakh attractive plants and a sizable collection of oak species, Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden is a haven for botany enthusiasts visiting Sikkim. The wide variety of flora and flowers is typically attributed to the height range of 1800 to 2200 meters. The well-tended tropical and temperate plants at the Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden are mixed together. The garden now contains a sizable greenhouse where many orchid kinds are grown.

The botanical garden provides activities for people of all ages, and a small play area with a merry-go-round, swings, and a see-saw has been created specifically to entertain kids. The Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden contains a number of gardens as well as some beautiful waterfalls, all of which add to the beauty of the Himalayan vegetation that is spread out throughout the garden. Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden in Sikkim’s hilly terrain is undoubtedly a delicious gift for those who love plants.

In general, the garden has been able to hold onto its status as the ideal picnic location. The hilltop of Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Park offers an astounding view of the bustling town of Gangtok along with the astounding figure of the majestic snow-capped Himalayan Range looming over the horizon; it’s a sight that has left tourists spellbound by the beauty of the Himalayan Region.

Activities You Can Enjoy

From a slow relaxing walk amidst the lush forest of pine and oak trees to seeing the astounding collection of vibrant Himalayan flora, the beauty of Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden never ceases to amaze visitors but there is more. A quaint lake resides at the edge of the Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden where visitors can relish the serene ambiance by boating in the lake. Housing a vast collection of rare flora while being dotted with lush forest, Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden has become a retreat for nature lovers from the hassle of mundane life.

Take a stroll through the green meadow dotted with numerous alpine trees, while being mesmerized by the vibrant color riot of orchids and exotic Himalayan flora and learning more about the vast collection of flora found in the Himalayan region during a visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden. There is no end to the goodness of nature and you see a glimpse of pristine nature in Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden.

Best time to visit Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden

The best time to visit Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden is considered between the months of March to late May when the garden is bursting with the vibrant color of blooming flowers and from October to Mid-December to catch an unparalleled view of surrounding valleys and snow capped mountains.

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