Monday, 16 April 2012

O = Orchid Valley Of Johor Bahru - Largest Plantation in the World

Orchid Valley in Johor Bahru, has the largest Orchid plantation in the world.

It’s located in Gunung Pulai, which is about 17 miles northwest of Johor Bahru. The 212-acre orchid plantation features about 80 different varieties of the flowers, and a tourist center and research laboratory. you can also enjoy waterfalls and manmade lakes.

The air has to be crisp and cool, due to the nature of the flower, while supplemented with short bursts of sunshine.

You can also get a short lesson in orchidology. Also you can purchase cut orchids and orchid souvenirs.

It opened in February 1996, and the Orchid Valley has become a popular attraction with orchid lovers from around the world. 

You can pick up flowers or potted plants of exotic orchid breeds at very reasonable prices. The cool, fresh air and the scenic views with undulating hills in the backdrop are a welome change.

The farm consists of an orchid plantation, an educational corridor, a tourist centre and a research laboratory. Also their is a restaurant, a children's playground and viewing terraces. 

Waterfalls, lakes and fountains make the ambience, and a tram ride around the farm lets visitors enjoy the breathtaking sights in comfort.

The farm is open daily from 8.30am to 5.30pm. A small entrance fee is applicable. 

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Location of Orchid Valley Johor Bahru. Malaysia   

For more information, please contact : 
Orchid Valley
19th Mile
Pontian Road
82300 Kukup, Johor

Tel: +607-5271122
Fax +607-5272913

You can also have a look at my own Tropical Garden 22 floors up in the sky in Johor Bahru.

Also for more information on Johor Bahru you can see my website all about Johor Bahru in malaysia.

Visit -:  Johor Bahru 

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