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About Government Botanical Gardens and Rose Garden

A major tourist hub and a nature lover’s haven, the Government Botanical Gardens and Rose Garden at Ooty was established in 1847. Spread across 22 hectares, these sprawling, lush green gardens have the Doddabetta peak as the backdrop. The location plays home to many nurseries and fountains, which have a variety of both ornamental and exotic flowering plants. This garden divided into six segments namely Italian Garden, Fountain Terrace, New Garden, Lower Garden, Conservatory and Nurseries, has 300 varieties of magnificent hybrid tea roses. The Government Botanical Gardens and Rose Garden Ooty is centrally located and can be reached by cab or auto. With other attractions surrounding the gardens such as the Ooty Lake, the Thread Garden, Doddabetta, Tea Estate viewpoint and Pykara Lake, there are many places to stay near Government Botanical Gardens and Rose Garden Ooty. Woodberry Residency, Ponmari Residency, Vinayak Inn, and Gem Park are some of the best and most comfortable hotels near Government Botanical Gardens and Rose Garden. Make use of all the facilities while exploring the Queen of Hill Stations.

Pro Tip: Don't miss the beautiful fern house and the 20 million-year-old fossilised tree trunk that stands as the most significant spots in the garden.   

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Anytime
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee Adult : INR 30 Child : INR 15 Camera Photo : INR 50 Video : INR 100
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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