Featuring different types of parks with attractions for both nature-buffs and thrill-seekers, National Botanical Gardens Shah Alam is one of Selangor and Malaysia’s top destinations for eco/agrotourism.
The botanical gardens present traditional Malaysian agrarian activities in a beautiful, natural setting. It is a place for self-tuition in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, botany, zoology, animal production, inland fisheries, fruit crops and more. The botanical gardens consist of many different types of parks/gardens.
The National Botanical Garden is an agro-tourism park designed for leisure purposes as well as for research. National Botanical Garden features a green, serene and refreshing environment. This park has its special attraction for visitors which is the famous four-season house where you can experience all 4 types of seasons; winter, spring, autumn and summer. However, the four-season house will only re-open to the public in early 2021. Furthermore, there are also cactus, orchid, and spice gardens as well as the animal park, fruit gardens, among others.
The best way to enjoy this park is by renting a bicycle or taking a slow walk to explore the natural beauty of this place. There is also a swimming pool for you to use in the event that you want to cool yourself after a long day’s walk.
The lake in this park provides a sense of serenity and calmness away from the busy city life. There are jogging tracks that you can use around the lake. You will be able to see the fountain of water gushing up in the middle of the lake. The area around the lake is a good place for a time of picnic with your family. You will see some of the visitors using their fishing rods fishing around the lake.