Go fly fishing or stay overnight in a traditional Malay house in Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam which also known as Taman Pertanian Bukit Cerakah before.
National Botanic Gardens Shah Alam (TBNSA) was constructed on 24 April 1986, known as Taman Pertanian Bukit Cerakah. In the year of 1991, the name was changed to Taman Pertanian Malaysia Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam. In the year of 2007, TBNSA has finally got its current name, Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam. The garden was established on the forest reserve area of Bukit Cerakah which served as a reservoir for the water for the people of Shah Alam.
The forest is a red meranti-keruing forest, consist of various Dipterocarpaceae such as Seraya and Meranti. There's also a few hill that can be hiked along the paved trail. The highest point is the Bukit Sapu Tangan (200m asl), on top of the hill, there's a lookout point that provide the view of the city of Shah Alam.
Featuring different types of parks with attractions for both nature buffs and thrill-seekers, Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (National Botanical Gardens) 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.
For longer visits, accommodation is available in quaint houses styled after traditional Malay homes and villages.
- Only one group pass is required. The pass is priced per trip, not per person.
- There's no need to rent a car or a van. Save money on the transportation rental deposit.
- You are free to plan your own itinerary. Make your travel plans ten times faster.
- You can save up to 30% on your holiday costs. Use the additional money to go shopping later.