Tweechol Botanical garden is a place to visit, relax, rejuvenate, and experience the beauty of nature. The garden was founded in 1997 (BE 2522). It has one of the largest plant collections in Thailand.
The purpose of the garden is for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment. Tweechol Botanical Garden consists of 114 acres (285 rai) of outdoor display gardens and recreation areas.
The garden is located 10Km NE of Chiang Mai near the village of Doi Saket in Chiang Mai province Thailand.
Huen Chaiharn Museum
There are 4 rooms in the collection house. The Buddha room has a display of Buddha images for viewing and prayer. Visitors can also pay respect to the late wife of King Rama V in the Chaodara room. The Chaiham room displays a collection of ancient Lanna weapons. In the Tamsin room are a large number of artifacts from Mr. Sesaweech’s personal collection.
This place is one of the most interesting points of the botanical garden. The visitor who does not have much time to spend in the garden should come here first. There are 4 domes displaying various kinds of plants such as orchids, bromeliads, anthurium, colocasia, monotera, cacti and succulents. There is also a waterfall and various other tropical plants reliant on a humid ecosystem. In front of the domes are two dragon topiaries which measure 130 meters in length.
There are approximately 58 kinds of palm in the palm garden. Included are Cocothrinax crinata, Coppercinia macrogalossa, Bismarckia, Latania Loddigesi and many more. Some species are from Cuba, South America and Japan.
Horizon Village-Family Hotel
The hotel in the botanic garden with Lanna style and tranquility, is definately a good place for people who like to take a break from the busy lift to relax, enjoy and rest in the nature atmosphhere.
Open daily at 8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. Admission fee is 100 baht for adult and 50 baht for children.
For more information please contact at Tel. 0 5386 7151 Fax. 0 5386 7151, E-mail: email@example.com, www.tweecholbotanicgarden.com