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Botanical Garden

Yercaud Hills, Salem District | 2 Km Form Emerald Lake, Yercaud, India
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Not just beautiful but also educational...would be great if there was a guide along with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Akanksha J
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Chennai (Madras), India
Nice place

Really nice place to spend a couple of hours. Lots of secret paths and a place to sit on the rocks... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
sam h
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Boston
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Yercaud Hills, Salem District | 2 Km Form Emerald Lake, Yercaud, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not just beautiful but also educational...would be great if there was a guide along with us...overall nice place to spend some time!

Thank Akanksha J
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Really nice place to spend a couple of hours. Lots of secret paths and a place to sit on the rocks and contemplate the forest. Most rickshaw drivers don’t know where it is and the big map in town center is inaccurate. Most important DO...More

2  Thank sam h
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Booking is a process so I attach a picture to help. Orchids were not flowering so probably it was not the right season. Overall nice 1 hour stroll.

5  Thank familyNomads
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Those who travel to Yercaud please note that since last week you need to procure a ticket online to visit botanical gardens. There is no ticket sales at the entry point. Not only that, you have to present a printout of the receipt too!!!! Yercaud...More

10  Thank Smashcbe
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Be cautioned that even if it is a Rs.10 entry ticket, you need to go through a difficult process of booking it online from a government website by making payment to a specific department of the Ministry of Forests. Otherwise the guards won't let you...More

3  Thank srineet
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

how can a tourist place be closed on a sunday ?? Sunday 29th April I went to this place. this is first tourist place I have seen being closed on Sunday

1  Thank raghuvirkamath
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Know about the plants and kids will be delighted in the playarea. There is a decent space for all to relax and enjoy the blooms. the rose garden is good and also the collection of ornamental plants and few tall trees. Go there when it...More

1  Thank Lakshmidevi P
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

it is good place to relax when you visit Yercaud. It is one among the visiting place. but not much attracted one.

Thank vgffarmhouse
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

I did not have much expectations when we visited the botanical garden but once in it was quite big and well decorated with green cover all along. We really enjoyed our walks and clicks in the garden.

2  Thank The_BoseCouple
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Botanical garden is a nice place to visit at Yercaud. The National Orchidarium and Botanical garden is maintained by southern circle of Botanical Survey of India. The National Orchidarium was established in the year 1963. The total area of Orchidarium is around 20 hectares. There...More

1  Thank Aryan2007
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Savitha R
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Response from sam h | Reviewed this property |
The front desk at our hotel (Indeco Lake Forest) did it for us.
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Sandeepsun7
7 June 2018|
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Response from familyNomads | Reviewed this property |
I uploaded again but you will need to wait for picture approval.
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PrasannaSugavanam
28 September 2017|
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Response from vassunthi | Reviewed this property |
Did not see anyone taking their pets along, so probably no.
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