Gardens at Ayun Fort Inn
The garden at Ayun Fort Inn opens is all four directions. It gives you a 360 degree panoramic view of the lush green valley below dominated by the majestic Tirich Mir, 7708m, the highest peak of the Hindukush mountains.
The garden has three terraces where different varieties of flowering shrubs, roses ornamental trees and lovely autumn colouring plants are displayed. Ayun fort has introduced many flowers to Chitral. Most of the rose varieties in Chitral started at Ayun and in due course of time moved around Chitral. Besides a host of local plants and herbs some of the new varieties being introduced to the area through Ayun Garden are
CLERODENDUM TRICHOTOMUN VAR.FARGESII , THE GLORY TREE
METASEQOIA THE DAWN REDWOOD
PODRANEA RICASOLIANA OR PINK TRUMPET VINE
Below the garden is the orchard with a variety of fruits like cherries, peach, pear, plum, apples ,grapes, figs and pomegranate . Hanging on the cliff top is the herbal and botanical garden that is being developed with vines falling down into the ayun stream 300 feet below. This section has a variety of conifers and lovely autumn colouring plants introduced from Japan, England, Germany and Ireland.