Hyderabad Botanical Gardens Spread over an area of 274.11 Acres (110.878 Ha) out of which it is proposed to create Botanical Garden in 128.07 Acres, it comes under Kothaguda Reserve Forest and lies in-between the old & new Bombay Highways near Hi-Tech City. This Botanical Garden is developed by Telangana Forest Development Corporation with an aim to grow and preserve different varieties of plants and trees for future generations.
The park has wonderful walking tracks, green lands with huge full grown trees, where anybody can enjoy the walk in reserve forest for great visual experience. For children of all ages and adults can have great adventure activities in the park like zip line, zip line cycle, commando tower, Bungee Trampoline, rope courses.
The park has an interpretation center with various pictorial and 3D models on various types of forests, Wild-Life, National Parks, wild life, National parks, Sanctuaries etc. Fiber mural models of big Elephant, Giraffe, Indian gaur (Bison), spotted deer and Black buck are displayed in the garden in very attractive fashion.
Special gardens include Herbal/ Medicinal garden, cactus garden, Butterfly park, Xerophyte garden, Arboratum, Nakshatra Vanam, Navagraha Vanam, Rasi Vanam etc., Tortoise indoor Gym. Keeping in the view of increased strength of young school children children’s play area with all the play equipment was placed in the garden exclusively for the children. Skating rink is an additional item for use by school children and it has added colour to the garden.
For conducting small gatherings and meetings in the natural green environs of the garden an open air Amphi Theatre has been constructed. The Park has been designed beautifully with water bodies complementing the lush greenery of the place.
The TSFDC has taken up the Acupressure track in Botanical Garden for morning walkers for educating the people. Based on Panchatatva park with walkway on Acupressure concept developed on the 5 elements of nature (Panchabutas) i.e. air, earth, water, akash and fire. The Panchatatva park is a circular track developed using (8) components to walk on this i.e, 20 mm stone, 10 mm stone, River stone, 6 mm chip, Runoff sand, Tree bark, Black soil and Water.
TSFDC have raised an Arboretum in conservation zone in an extent of 1.7 ha area with more than 250 different varieties of indigenous/ native trees, shrub species and also rare species by collecting from various parts of India in scientific manner by following taxonomic classification. This is a great asset to the Botanical garden to attract students, nature lovers, research scholars etc.
In connection to bring all the schools & colleges close to the nature by field trip education at Botanical Garden, Telangana Forest Development Corporation have developed all the above works at Botanical Garden and every day minimum 100 to 300 School children from various schools are visiting Botanical Garden to have much fun & education too….
TSFDC VC & MD Dr. Chandrashekar Reddy said that “For Schools, Colleges & Research Scholars this Botanical Garden is the right place to learn much practically in natural green & calm environ zone.
This year we introduced 3D stone carvings selfie points to the visitors of the garden, also prepared a class wise itinerary for the field visit to all the schools where Mr. Suman Kalyanapu, Eco-Tourism Projects Manager of TSFDC will be coordinating with them and whichever school visits to the Garden can contact Mr. Suman priorly on this number 9493549399 “.
Telangana State Forest Development Corporation welcomes you all to its ecotourism hubs.