61 Plantations to explore in India
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This is a botanical garden located at Chandigarh with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species Named after India's former President Zakir Hussain. The garden has not only roses but also trees of medicinal value. Some of the medicinal plants that can be spotted here are bel, Behera, Harar, camphor and yellow Gulmohar. The rose plants have been planted in carved-out lawns and flower beds.
Achabal is an important tourist place about 9.1 km away from Anantnag. The place is notable for an ancient spring surrounded by a garden terraced and developed by the Mughals. The upper portion of the garden is called 'Bag-e-Begum Abad' developed by Malika Noor Jehan Begum in 1616 AD and renowned as Sahib Abad in which there is a Hamam (treasure of water) getting heat from a logical lamp.
Also known as Indian Botanical garden and it exhibits a wide variety of rare plants and a total collection of over 12,000 specimens spread over 109 hectares and it is under the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden (popularly known as Guwahati Zoo) is the largest of its kind in the North East region and it is spread across 432 acre . The zoo is located within the Hengrabari Reserved Forest at Guwahati, India. The zoo is home to about 895 animals, birds and reptiles representing almost 113 species of animals and birds from around the world.
Baramura Eco Park is located at the Baramura hill range. Everything in this park is natural and nothing has been added artificially. The park is maintained by Teliamura Forest Development Agency, all they have done is added paths to wander into the park, hence done no damage to the Forest itself.
The beautiful gardens in Gandhinagar are a relief from the din and chaos of the city. With well-maintained green glossy lawns, orderly flower beds and joggers' track, these gardens in Gandhinagar are flocked by children and adults alike. Some of these gardens in Gandhinagar are theme based like Indroda Nature Park with sculptures of dinosaurs littered all over the place
Featuring six gorgeous fountains, a large aquarium with ornamental fishes, Japanese rock, dancing fountain and a beautiful children's train, the Botanical Garden of Pondicherry is truly an unmissable attraction. Established in the year 1826 by C.S. Perrotet, this 22-acre park is located favourably near the southern entrance of Pondicherry's New Bus Stand. Over 1500 species of plants populate this park – some of which are indigenous to the region and some brought from other parts of the world.
A visit to Panchkula is incomplete without making a trip to the Cactus Garden. Officially known as National Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden and Research Centre, the garden is Asia’s biggest garden devoted to rare and endangered species having more than 3,500 species. Genus Caralluma of Indian origin are seen here with some of the endangered species. Collection of Indian succulents here is considered the largest in the world.
A lovely place with greenery, lake and beautiful restaurants along the lake’s shore providing a perfect setting for spending some quality time with family and friends. The lake has boating facility available in it. The city park having a musical fountain inside it. One giant artificial lake and three artificial islands along with amazing greenery is what constitutes the City Park of Bokaro.
Company Garden is one of the most perfect picnic spots of Mussoorie. Maintained well by the Municipal Corporation, the Company garden possesses amusement for people of all age groups, especially the children. The garden is enveloped with beautiful mountains on the outside and has lots of joy to offer on the inside. There is a lovely lake with the facility of paddled boating and a small but pleasant waterfall.
Dutch Garden is located in Nanpura and is one of the most popular tourist sites in Surat. Besides beauty, the garden has got a lot of history behind it to fascinate as well as refresh the busy city souls. The garden has been designed in a European style. The well-planned and well-maintained garden gives a wonderful recreational space to the locals as well as tourists. People use it for morning and evening walks, and to have get togethers or to enjoy a quiet time alone with oneself in the serenit
Gandhi Bagh is one of the oldest parks in Meerut which was set up by East India Company. It is located on Mall Road, not very far away from the city and is famous for the musical fountain show which happens every evening. Currently, the place is maintained by the Meerut Cantonment Board who is trying to elevate the park to the next level by adding beautiful children play area, car rides, boat rides, and even camel rides.