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Time Required : 1-2 hours

Timings : Saturday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Tuesday
Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Entry Fees : Free

Taman Botani, Putrajaya Overview

Putrajaya Botanical Garden is the biggest botanical garden in Malaysia located in the northern section of Precint 1. Locally referred to as Taman Botani, it is a haven for nature lovers and avid cyclists and serves as a perfect picnic spot.

The Botanical Garden is divided into 3 different sections: the flowers, ornamental plants, and the preservation/research center. The garden features 5 landmarks, the Explorer’s Trail, Floral Gardens, Sun Garden, Palm Hill, and the Lakeside, that serve as the main points of attraction. Also, there is a seafood restaurant and gift shop onsite and bicycles and paddle boats are available on rent. 

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Attractions at Putrajaya Botanical Garden

Explorer’s Trail 
The Explorer’s Trail comprises of three main attractions - Canopy Bridge, Heliconia Trail, and Vine Garden. The 170-meter long Canopy Bridge runs over a valley featuring rainforest trees and tropical plants. Heliconia Trail lets you explore a variety of species of Heliconia, the bright-colored flowering plants. At the Vine Garden, you can explore a variety of climber plants Sandpiper Vine and King’s Mantle. 

Floral Garden
Experience the unique landscaping of the Putrajaya Botanical Garden by visiting The Floral Garden that features ficus shades, rain shelter, and a Bougainvillea tunnel. Here, you can explore the flowering plants collected from different parts of the world like Africa and Tropical America. 

Sun Garden 
Head to the Sun Garden to enjoy a walk through the Orchid Path, and learn the ancient art of time telling. Use the ancient device, Sundial to reveal time and learn interesting facts. 

Palm Hill
Trek through Palm Hill at the Putrajaya Botanical Garden to explore more than 50 species of palm trees. Here you can learn about different species like Mangrove fan palm. 

The Lakeside 
The Lakeside is where you can experience ultimate relaxation amidst a serene lake and beautiful landscape. Here, you can go boating, enjoy Hibiscus walk, and relax in the Fern Garden.

How to Reach Putrajaya Botanical Garden

The Putrajaya Botanical Garden is situated in Precint 1 in Putrajaya, a city that is around 23 km away from Kuala Lumpur. From Kuala Lumpur, either take the train (Express Rail Link), bus, or taxi to reach the botanical garden in Putrajaya. If you opt for ERL, take the train from the station at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Putrajaya Sentral. The trains run every half an hour and the ticket fare usually costs RM 6.20. From the station, take Nadi Putra bus services to reach the botanical garden.

Alternatively, opt for a bus ride from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya. The bus lines connecting both the cities are - 868, 536B, 131, 186. However, the buses run after every 1 or 2 hours frequency, that is why it is best to take the ERL.

In Putrajaya, either take a private taxi or local bus services like NadiPutra buses or intra-city green buses to reach the Botanical Garden.

Need to Know

  • Head to the Moroccan Pavilion to click pictures of its regal architecture. 
  • Carry a change of cash for bicycle and paddleboat rental and tram rides. 
  • Single seater bicycles cost RM 2 per hour while for a double seater at RM 4. The rental charges are different on weekends.

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