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About Cactus Garden

If you take a keen interest in plants, then you must Asia’s biggest botanical garden dedicated to endangered species of cactus. A few minutes drive from Chandigarh, the National Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden and Research Centre in Panchkula features a rare variety of cactus and other plants. You can see more than 3500 exotic plants at this attraction. It is also credited with keeping the largest collection of Indian succulents in the world. The cactus garden has 272 species of genus Mammillaria. It naturalises 160 species and houses beautiful plants of Aloe Speciosa and Aloe Ferox varieties. You also spot low-lying cacti such as Mammillaria, Notocacti, Astrophytum, and more at this garden. Nine glass houses display the cactus collection here. It is an ideal place to visit with kids as it is not only exciting but informative too. Bonsai collection is another highlight of this place.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee Adult : INR 10 Child : INR 5
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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