Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Saturday: 7.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Sunday: 7.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 6.30 PM
Saramsa Garden, located at a distance of approximately 14 km from Gangtok, was established in 1922. The place was opened by the Forest Department, which was managed by the Forest Manager, Bhim Bahadur Pradhan from 1922 to 1954. Besides being the forester, owing to immense interest in botany, floriculture and horticulture, he was able to manage the garden well.
Initially, the main purpose behind the establishment of this garden was to grow different fruits like pineapple, guava and varieties of oranges and litchie. This was done for the residence of the former British political officer and the Palace. During this time, a famous local variety of banana known as “Chini Champa” was also grown in this garden. In addition, every week, Dati, which is a decorated basket...