Botanical & Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka

Botanical & Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is blessed to have one of the world’s finest setting of nature and love. Enjoying a holiday with friends in the midst of green mountains with the tropical climate and breeze of fresh air is more than a blessing.

Sri Lanka is one of the earth's most biologically diverse yet threatened terrestrial areas.

The Western Ghats and Sri Lanka region is one of the 36 biodiversity hotspots.
A biodiversity hotspot is a special place on earth which has at least 1500 endemic plants and has over 70% of original habitat already lost but still essential and critical for many bio-organisms. There are 36 Biodiversity hotspots around the world, covering only less than 2.4% of the earth surface. These are unique places on earth that need special attention. These hotspots are powerful scientific tools to help measure the pressure on the world’s biodiversity, which we can use to enhance species richness.

help protect these sites in Pristine Sri Lanka.
Join the most noteworthy, a growing movement of travellers around the world who are taking actions to support environmentally friendly and sustainable travel.
Follow your best travel etiquettes while you visit these beautiful attractions in Sri Lanka.

Minimise Plastic Use

Try to minimize the use of plastic as much as possible. Avoid throwing plastic bags and other products in open which takes years to degrade. Use dustbins /trash cans for proper disposal of waste.

take Only Memories Leave Only Footprints

Don't pick up "souvenirs" from natural and heritage sites. Pristine Sri Lanka is part of a biodiversity hotspot which is one of the 36 biodiversity hotspots in the world. When you are visiting any attractions in Sri Lanka always remember the importance of protecting the biodiversity.

Man taking a photo near a lake

Protect Flora and Fauna

When you visit any attractions in Sri Lanka try to avoid products that harm the local flora & fauna. Make sure your actions are not endangering the nature.