National Botanical Gardens

  • National

    Botanical Gardens


  • Located

    between 22°O’ N and 96°30′ E in Pyin Oo Lwin Town of Mandalay Division.


  • 344.81



of Establishment

  • Established

    in 1915.

  • (a) Yangon

    via Manadalay to Pyin Oo Lwin, 472 miles by car.

  • (b) Yangon

    to Mamdalay, 400 miles by air and Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin, 42 miles

    by car.


  • (a) To

    serve as a recreation center for the public.

  • (b) To

    carry out educational activities related to conservation of trees and

    forests so that people will become interested and appreciate the values

    of trees and flowers.

  • (c) To

    assist botanists and researchers with their studies.

  • (d) To

    collect and reproduce rare and endangered plant species for their perpetual

    existence, conduct research activities and assist the development of

    ecotourism industry.


/ Vegetative Types

  • (a) Forest

    trees (big species) : about 344 species. Total number of trees : about


  • (b) Indigenous

    orchids : 42 species.

  • (c) Rose

    : 25 species.

  • (d) Crinum

    amoenum (land lily): 6 species.

  • (e) Natural

    Forest Area : 42 acres.

  • Inland

    indigenous birds (resident forest birds), reptiles, small mammal species

    and insects are present.


Development and Research   Programmes

  • (a) Conservation

    of trees already planted.

  • (b) Additional

    planting of tree species which are ecologically adaptable.

  • (c) Maintenance

    and improvement of completed land-scaping activities with advanced technology.

  • (d) Implementation

    of educational programmes in environment and nature conservation.


for Study and Recreation

  • (a) Study

    and research activities relating to Botany.

  • (b) Rest

    and recreation.

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