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6-Hour Tour To Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Garden In Colombo
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Kid-friendly, Walking, Eco Tourism

  • Duration

    6 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Explore the Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Garden on this 6-hour tour. This garden serves as a conservation ground for wet lowland plants while promoting bamboo cultivation. It has 79 acres (32 ha), with the climate being quite cool and temperate.

  • Head to the Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Garden 
  • See endemic and threatened plants of Ratnapura
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    • Meet with your tour guide, and drive from Colombo for approximately an hour or slightly more to the Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanic Garden. You can access the botanical gardens if you travel along the Puwakpitiya – Thummodara main road, while the gardens will be adjacent to the Indikada Mukalana Forest Reserve in Avissawella. 
    • Arrive at the garden and start the tour. The latest addition to the 5 botanical gardens in Sri Lanka, the Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanical Garden in Avissawella, was opened to the public towards the latter part of 2014. This wet zone botanical garden covers 79 acres (32 ha) while the climate is quite cool and temperate. The wet zone plants are well-nourished since there is a stream that flows through the garden. The gardens are yet to be expanded to 105 acres in the future.
    • The main reason behind the garden being opened to the public is to offer a new experience for local and foreign visitors. This botanical garden will also serve to conserve endemic and threatened plants found in the Ratnapura – Sinharaja region. The garden also serves as a conservation ground for wet lowland plants while promoting bamboo cultivation. Training programs for individuals involved in horticulture and facilitating research opportunities for researchers and undergraduate students are also carried out here.
    • It’s a great opportunity for students who are used to ask “write my research paper” to research on their own, and with the help of professionals, deliver a paper of high quality. The paths are paved in stone so that you can comfortably walk around the garden. Here, information maps and boards are available for you to follow the route. The garden is quite photogenic, while most trees consist of name boards, so you are educated while enjoying the scenery. 
    • According to visitor reviews, the most scenic venue of the wet zone garden is the large lawn area with kumbuk trees and a small lake area. It’s the ideal place to enjoy some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Visitors are requested not to pollute the garden.
What's Included
  • Park entrance ticket 
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking Sri Lankan tour guide
Know before you go
  • The tour can be arranged according to your time and date.
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 4 USD 30 Per Person
1 To 4 USD 15 Per Person

This is a group tour

Tour Reviews
  • Dale

    Kasun was a outstanding tour guide with a friendly manner.His skills and ability to guide people around is remarkable. If you want to make most of your Holliday in Sri Lanka we highly recommend Kasun. 

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USD 30 / person

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