Popham's Arboretum is a very peaceful and beautiful place! We spent a night in one of the rooms. Simple but clean! We got some tea when we arrived and could observe some Sri Lanka... read more
The IFS-Popham Arboretum, Sri Lanka's only dry zone arboretum was...
The IFS-Popham Arboretum, Sri Lanka's only dry zone arboretum was established over five decades ago on 7.5 acres of thorny scrub jungle and abandoned 'Chena' land in Dambulla which is in the geographical center of our island, where history and culture merge amidst a natural landscape of water and mountains.
The arboretum is not only about trees. There and many species of Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies, Spiders and Mammals including Bats that can be seen within the premises.