Nainital Zoo, Nainital

Nainital Zoo

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Nainital Zoo
Average Rating
5.9/ 7 1
21 Ratings & 16 Reviews

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

Experience scale
  • Excellent 7
  • Very Good 6
  • Good 2
  • Average 0
  • Below Average 1
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  2-3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

16 traveller reviews for Nainital Zoo

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Suresh Thapa
  • Suresh Thapa
  • Lives in Udaipur
  • 1 photo
  • 8 Reviews

"Not suitable for old people"

  • 3.00/7
  • Posted 5 days ago
Very good zoo for children, but not suitable for old people and people with high blood pressure because its located at a very high attitude. More
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Ashwin Sarda
  • Ashwin Sarda
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 222 Reviews

"You can reach the zoo by taking cable car or by trekking"

  • 4.50/7
  • Posted 6 days ago
Nainital zoo is located right next to the Naini lake. You can either take a cable car or you can trek till the top of the hill where it is situated. These are a huge variety of various species of animals as well as fauna and flora. The main....... More
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  • Sunil
  • 6 Reviews

"With love for Animals"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
You can get to see different types of animals in Nainital Zoo. There are elephants, birds, monkeys, snakes, etc. More
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  • Naveen
  • 4 Reviews

"Adventurous zoo"

  • 4.50/7
  • Posted 5 months ago
Mind blowing place with peace, natural beauty & nice weather for good snaps. More
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Shiba prasad Banerjee
  • Shiba prasad Banerjee
  • Flashpacker
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 3 photos
  • 5 Reviews

"Amazing showcase of animals"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 6 months ago
All the animals are in good , which proves that the authority takes care of them. The birds are mind blowing and the royal Bengals tigers and jaguars are awesome. More
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About Nainital Zoo

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 4.30 PM

The Nainital Zoo or Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is situated in the hills of Sher ka Danda and is just 1 km away from the bus stand. At an elevation of 2100m. above sea level, this zoo is a favourite of tourists, students as well as children. It provides a safe and secure habitat to many high altitude animals. Some of the animals at the zoo include the Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Siberian Tiger, Barking Deer, Sambhar Deer, Palm Civet Cat, Wolf, Silver Pheasants, Hill Fox, Ghoral, Rose ringed Parakeet, Owl, Eagle and many rare Himalayan birds. The zoo is closed on Mondays and all national holidays.

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