New Nature Trail opened in Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden

 | Thu 5 Apr 2018 10:11 ICT

CityNews – The Botanical Garden Organisation celebrated their 26th anniversary with an opening of the new Pill Millipede Trail.

On April 5th, Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden (QSBG) celebrated the 26th anniversary of The Botanical Garden Organisation with a big merit making and opening ceremony for the new nature trail, Pill Millipede Trail.

Over a distance of 400 metres, the trail presents a mixture of wilderness in the deciduous forest and evergreen forest and a bewildering variety of wood, plants, wild lives and insects that you can see. The trail was named after the pill millipede, which can be found during the rainy season.

Visitors will enjoy densely grown wild bananas, bamboos, sugar palms, betel palms, evergreen trees and lot more. Highlights are the champak, a queen of forest which is a local plant and rare to find in Thailand, and a 30 metre high Iron Wood tree, often appeared in ancient Thai tales. Along the trail, there are signs giving relevant knowledge and QR codes for online information.

QSBG was the first international standard botanical garden established in Thailand, initiated to gather fundamental knowledge of Thai plants, conserve their genetic diversity, and strengthen studies and research on Thai flora. Visitors can explore their glass houses, relax at Mae Sa Noi stream and enjoy a view at treetop height on a canopy and learn botanical knowledge.

For more information please call 053 841 009 or visit Facebook: qsbgcm