Bali Botanical Garden or Kebun Raya Eka Karya is the huge tropical garden located in Bedugul, plateau area in Bali. It is situated in the cool atmosphere with rain forest and hill surrounds it. This botanical garden is opened on 1959 and owns 154,5 ha land located Tabanan regency, northwest part of Bali. It is close to the beautiful lake which is called Beratan Lake and Ulun Danu Temple. It is completed by more than 1187 plant types and multifarious of floras. In this area, there is orchid garden with the collection of 320 orchid types from Bali, Java, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Sulawesi and also Irian Jaya. We can also meet the rose garden with the collection of various rose from rust colored until green chromatic.
Other Collections at Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bedugul
Bedugul Botanical Garden or Kebun Raya Eka Karya is also completed by 524 birches which are still in its original forest. In this place we can meet the collection from America, South America, China, Japan, Australia, Africa and also Netherlands. Cyathea Garden is one of the specific gardens owning the various collections of Paku-pakuan (tropical vegetable) which can be eaten as vegetable by Balinese and some of them are used for decoration. The tree from this nail Cyatheas are often exploited as growth media of various orchid types. Cactus collections are consisted of 104 types. This cactus is obtained from Africa, America, Germany, Switzerland and also Indonesia. The crop season at botanical garden is taken 94 types plants that are the collection from the exploitation for Balinese life ceremony, temple ceremony, devoting/offering and others purpose. It also owns the collection of drug crop with 84 types/species.
Bali Botanical Garden – Favorite Tourist Destinations in Bali and Nearby
Beside of the crop collections, Bedugul Botanical Garden or Kebun Raya Eka Karya also owns the traditional Balinese houses and it function as guest house for scientist who is doing observation. It is also opened for public including tourists and to be one of favorite tourist destinations in Bali especially for domestic tourists. The most crowded visitors at this place are on Lebaran Period (Moslem holiday), Balinese Holidays, National Holidays and New Year period. You can visit this place by joining Bedugul Tour with some of optional which you can contact Bali Star island/PT. Bewish International Tour. There are some other places of interest nearby Bali Botanical Garden includes Ulun Danu Temple, Beratan Lake, Tamblingan Lake, Buyan Lake, Jatiluwih Rice Terrace, Watukaru Temple, Taman Ayun Temple, Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest, Penatahan Hot Spring, Butterfly Park and Tanah Lot. Meanwhile other places of interest in Tabanan Regency that recommended to visit includes Serijong Temple, Blemantung Waterfall and Belimbing Rice Terrace.
Favorite Tours to Visit Places of Interest in Tabanan Regency
Tabanan Regency is a famous regency and well known as a center of rice in Bali Island. This region is featured by many places of interest those are most appointed as tourist destinations and the following favorite land tours that we can recommend to you includes Bedugul Tour, Batukaru Tour, Tanah Lot Tour, Tanah Lot Sunset Dinner Package, Bali Farm Tour, Bedugul VW Safari Tour and Rafting Tanah Lot Tour Package.
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