In Gujarati, Punit means holy and Van means forest. Thus the garden has been called ‘The Holy forest’. Puneet Van is a Botanical garden located in Sector-19, Gandhinagar. This wonderful park has several plants, trees and benches which enables the visitors to relax and rejuvenate themselves. The trees have names of planets, zodiac signs and stars. Each tree has an astrological significance to it.The entire garden has four divisions, namely the Nakshatra Van, Rashi Van, Navgraha Van and Panchavati Van.There is a long stretch smooth road, which the people use to walk or do the other forms of exercise. There are several benches, which the people can use to relax or just sit around and watch the activities going on in the park.
Nature lovers could go trekking here and the bird watchers will have the opportunity to spot several rare species of birds here.