ChattBir Zoo, Panchkula
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ChattBir Zoo

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ChattBir Zoo offers abode to more than 100 varieties of mammals, birds and reptiles. The largest zoo in north India, it is spread over an extensive wooded area on the banks of the Ghaggar River. Deer and lion safari are other prominent highlights of the zoo. In the zoo is present an 18-acre Lion Safari.

Spread over an area of 505 hectares, the zoo is home to several rare species including white tigers, horned antelopes, lion-tailed macaques and jaguars. Within the precincts of the zoo, Royal Bengal tigers can be seen roaming freely. Many nature lovers opt for adventurous tours in its Asiatic Lion reserves.
 


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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
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  • Food available for purchase
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Jyoti Goyal

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  • Jyoti Goyal
  • Lives in Panchkula
  • 12 photos
  • 12 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  1710 readers

"Best for kids"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Mar 26, 2016
Chattbir Zoo is an amazing place especially for kids and animal lovers. Very well-maintained at good and convenient location. Food options are also available inside zoo.
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Navpreet Virk

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  • Navpreet Virk
  • Lives in Panipat
  • 4 photos
  • 6 Reviews
  •  1516 readers

"Must visit place with kids"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 7, 2016
Must visit place with kids. Can explore it in 4-5 hours. Easily reachable. Can enhance the knowledge of kids by showing them all animals and birds in their habitat.
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Shubham Bhardwaj

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  • Shubham Bhardwaj
  • 1 Review
  •  85 readers

"Awesome tour to the Zoo"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 30, 2016
I went to ChattBir Zoo with my friends and I saw many animals which I have never seen before. I was pleased that I got a chance to see them. It was most educative, interesting and full of fun tour, also we learnt how to save nature.
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Robin Khalsa

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  • Robin Khalsa
  • Lives in Ludhiana
  • 1 photo
  • 5 Reviews
  •  7 helpful votes
  •  729 readers

"A good place in a nature"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jan 26, 2016
Very good place to see the animals. Great place for picnic. A place where you can see Aligators, Birds, Monkeys, Sea Horse, Reptiles, Lion Safari and Jaguar.
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Jai Kumar

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  • Jai Kumar
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 1 Review
  •  125 readers

"Just awesome experience great place for children"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Dec 7, 2015
Visited ChattBir Zoo last month with my family with lots of expectations and this place is just awesome it didn't disappointed me at all. Located at a pleasant location its quite big in size and place is very clean and tidy good safety measures done for kids and there is ample space to relax and enjoy. Saw lots of animals, best time to visit is spring and late or mid winters summers are the worst to visit here its too hot animals are dying of heat they put ice in summers so no fun in summers better visit in winters.
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Shivam Varshney

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  • Shivam Varshney
  • Lives in Chandausi
  • 3 Reviews
  •  289 readers

"Attraction of Zoo - Royal Bengal Tiger"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 17, 2015
The prominent part which catches the fancies of people at Chhatbir Zoo of Chandigarh has been Royal Bengal Tiger which is becoming an ideal place for visitors of Zoo. The visitors get there in a motor vehicle which remains caged for having glances of refuge of Tigers. People can travel inside the refuge of Tiger where the close ups of the animal can be availed.
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Rishabh Neb

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  • Rishabh Neb
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  • Lives in Delhi
  • 6 photos
  • 5 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  2586 readers

"Loads of animals and this is how kids get to learn"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Aug 27, 2015
I visited this place on my way back from Kasauli. Its a pretty good place to visit for a family outing. For people who would love to see wild animals, and can't make it to multiple national forests, then this is your place. Some of the most rarest of the species such as The Royal White Bengal Tiger(National Animal) or the White Peacock (National Bird) or maybe Zebra(only visible in story books these days) can be sighted with close proximity. Moreover large number of Deer, Blue Bull, Elephants with real ivory teeth(rare sight) etc etc can be seen. Groups of Leopards, panther ,black bear, hyenas, many nocturnal animals can be sighted. Its a great palce to take your kids along, great learning experience for them. Try to avoid going on public holidays as getting a battery car becomes tough.

Best way to go around is to take a battery car Rs. 50/person which takes you around the zoo(quite huge 7-8km walk) stops at all cages and allows you to click pictures and all. Then to add to the adventure is the Lion Safari, where they take you in a small bus, so the cool thing is unlike the other zoos, the Lions are there in the open and its you who gets caged in the bus. They stop besides the Lions to so that you can have a good look and take as many pics.
It would take 3-4 hours for the entire visit. Its a good experience. You can also take a cycle ride if you are with friends. Winter would be a good time to visit.
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Amit Garg

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  • Amit Garg
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  • Lives in Noida
  • 3 photos
  • 59 Reviews
  •  240 helpful votes
  •  41013 readers

"Clean-maintained Zoo"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jul 29, 2015
This Zoo is well maintained, you can get cab inside to roam around Zoo. You would be able to have a look on Leopard, Tiger, White Tiger & Lions as well in addition to other animals.
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A S

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  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 451 Reviews
  •  2093 helpful votes
  •  565862 readers

"Well maintained Zoo"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Apr 6, 2014
Chattbir zoo is a well maintained zoo where you will find animals from all over the world. It is spread on a very large forest area and that is the reason why here animals get to stay in their natural habitat. Kids will definitely like this place. There is provision of food as well. You can easily spend a day here and I promise you will not be able to cove the whole place even then. Must visit place for wildlife enthusiasts.
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