The Regional Plant Resource Centre (RPRC) of the Forest Department of the State Government offers a lavish botanical garden popularly known as the ‘Ekamra Kanan’ is a scenic and tranquil setting and a major attraction for tourists. From a park with play equipment and activities for kids to boating facilities and a huge cactus garden, the botanic garden at RPRC offers amusement to visitors of all age groups. The must watch sites in the garden are the musical fountain and a medical garden. The park also hosts a beautiful and grand flower show in winters.
Between 8 AM and 6 PM during winter and 8 AM to 7 PM during summer. The park is open on all days.
Morning walks are allowed to the public from 5-30 AM to 7-30 AM during March-October and from 6-00 AM to 8-00 AM during November-February months.
Garden visit is from 8 AM to 6 PM during winter and 8 AM to 7 PM during summer.
There is a sales counter of plants at RPRC, which opens from 7 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM during winter and 6 AM to 11 AM and 3 PM to 6 PM during summer.
|Dos and Don’ts||No littering allowed, do not pluck flowers from the park.|
|Must see||Migratory birds inside the lake during the winter months, Cactus collection, Orchidarium, Bamboo setum, Wild fruit garden, Palmetum and Medicinal plants.|
|Entry fee||Adult Rs: 25 & Children: Rs 5 (between 3 and 10 years) and zero for below three years. However, group concession is also there as per the website. Morning walkers also can pay fees on daily/monthly basis.
Boating inside lake: Rs 25 per 30 minutes and Rs 15 per 30 minutes for four-seater and two-seater boats respectively.