Go fly fishing or stay overnight in a traditional Malay house in Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam.
Taman Botani Negara,
Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam,
40000 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.
Things to do
The botanical gardens consist of many different types of parks/gardens.
Kampung Idaman Chalets – Featuring traditional architecture, this village comprises 10 traditional homes built according to designs from different Malaysian states. View the album here
Rates: RM120/night (Weekdays) RM150/night (Weekends and public holidays)
Kampungan Budaya (Cultural Village Complex) Accommodation – Located in the middle of a 20-hectare forest.
Rates: RM250/night (Weekdays) RM300/night (Weekends and public holidays)
|Tuesday – Sunday||7.30am – 4.30pm (closed on Mondays except school or public holidays)|
|4-Season Temperate Garden||7.30am – 4.30pm|
|Payment Counter||7.30am – 4.30pm|
|Free internal bus||Tuesday – Sunday: 7.30am – 4.30pm|
Friday: 7.30am – 12.15pm and 2.45pm to 4.30pm
Parking: Cars RM3.00, Motorcycles RM1.00, Buses RM5.00
The botanical gardens are located within 15 minutes’ drive from the following destinations:
- Laman Seni 7 – art district;
- Taman Tasik Shah Alam (Lake Gardens);
- Blue Mosque – one of Southeast Asia’s largest;
- Kompleks Taman Seni Islam Antarabangsa (International Islamic Arts Garden Complex);
- Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda – Raja Tun Uda Library;
- i-City Shah Alam – Malaysia’s first LED lightscape destination; and
- Muzium Sultan Alam Shah – housed in a Minangkabau-style building.
|i-Soho@i-City||Best Western i-City Hotel|
|Laman Green Boutique Hotel||Concorde Hotel|
Here is a detailed map of things to do in Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam.
How to get to Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam
The best way to get here is by driving. The Shah Alam National Botanical Gardens are accessible via four (4) main highways – NKVE, KESAS, Federal and GUTHRIE. The taxi fare is ±RM30 from Kuala Lumpur and ±RM20 from Klang.
The nearest KTM Komuter train stations to Shah Alam National Botanical Gardens are Padang Jawa Station or Shah Alam Station.