Timings : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Entry Fee : Domestic Visitors - IDR 11,000
Foreign Visitors - IDR 20,000
Hiring a car - IDR 12,000
The largest botanic garden in Indonesia, Bali botanic garden in Bedugul boasts of 2,400 species of flora in its compound. Used as a recreational spot by families to unwind, the garden also serves as a site for botanical research and conservation. Nature lovers can even stay inside at the guesthouse, though it gets chilly at times.
Bali Botanic Garden is a great escape to lose one in the beautiful tropical flowers and lush green gardens. Head over to enjoy a relaxing time, at the same time one can also gain some interesting insights about medicinal plants, plants which are used for ceremonial offerings in Balinese as well as Hindu religion.
Bali Botanical Garden is also known as Kebun Raya Bedugul or officially as Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bedugul. The garden makes for a perfect spot for recreation and relaxation as well as acts as an enriching learning experience.
1. Smell the fragrance of the fresh flowers:
The garden has one of the best collections of begonias with around 100 species on display, to leave one spellbound with the beauty of the fresh flowers. In addition to that, the park also has the largest collection of orchids, with almost 300 orchids at display!
2. Take a tour of the Conservatory Building:
The Conservatory Building was completed in the year 2016 and is famous for hosting some of the rare and hybrid species of plants. The interesting part about the building is the pattern of arrangement which follows the evolutionary path of plant life on Earth.
3. Peep into the unique plant collection:
Indonesia is said to be the home to many different types of carnivores' plants. This makes for an interesting learning experience as one witness how the different plant species obtain the nutrients by forming an intricate trap, capturing the insects with even some species of snails and even frogs!
The traditional medicine in Bali is called as Usada and this knowledge of healing is passed on from Bali to India, over a thousand years ago. These medicinal plants span over an area of 1.6 hectares with a display of 300 different species.
4. Walk through the beautiful gardens:
The fern garden will transport you back to the world of primitive plants and a striking dinosaur entrance which leads to a beautiful indoor collection. Here, one will find some amazing collections of ferns and mosses which are unique to Bali and grow here naturally.
There is also a rose garden which is a treat for the eyes and the beautiful scent of the flowers will leave one feeling fresh and energized. Among the many different rose species, is also the very unique green rose!
The garden is a famous hotspot for avid and enthusiastic bird watchers and if one is lucky one will come across some unique species like Green Junglefowl, Sunda Thrush and Indonesian Honeyeater.
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