Vagamon Orchidarium & Floriculuture Project - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Vagamon Bus Stand): 6 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: At Kolahalamedu

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 6 km from Vagamon Bus Stop, Vagamon Orchidarium & Floriculture Project is a botanical garden situated at Kolahalamedu in the hill town of Vagamon. Located near Vagamon Pine Forest, it is one of the must-visit Vagamon tourist places.

Spread across 15-hectare (37-acre), Vagamon Orchidarium is known as the first orchid garden in Kerala. This unique garden was opened to the public in the year 2014 by the Kerala Forest Development Corporation. The garden has some rare varieties of orchids that are found in the Western Ghats. The Orchidarium is a real paradise for those who love flowers and are interested in growing Orchids and roses.

Vagamon Orchidarium has more than 3000 varieties of both indoor and outdoor orchids, 200 varieties of roses, and various other plants. Apart from the plants and flowers, this land is a collection of small meadows and a pond with open sitting and relaxing areas. The visitors can purchase Orchid and other flowers, seeds, from Orchidarium. There is an Eco shop from which visitors can buy Cardamom, Coffee, Pepper, Honey, Sandalwood, Sandal oil, Sandal Powder, Red Sandal, and many more.

Timings: 10 AM to 6 PM

Entry: Rs. 25 for Adults, Rs. 15 for Childre, Rs. 25 for Camera, & Rs. 100 for Video