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Himalayan Bird Park


13.9/5(14 Ratings)

Himalayan Bird Park Overview

Ranked 36 of 40 sightseeing in Shimla
Himalayan Aviary or the Himalayan Bird Park is nearby the Vice regal lodge situated in Shimla at a height of over 2000 meters and a wonderful place for nature lovers. It has natural green pastures filled with rare plants and trees. Besides, it also has a huge collection of bird species like the Peafowl, Pheasants, Himalayan Monal (Himachal Pradesh State bird), Peacock, etc. It is best to visit the park in summer as it is gets snowed during the winter.

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What travellers are saying about Himalayan Bird Park

Experience scale
  • Average 2
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  • Below Average 1
  • Very Good 1
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
10:00 AM -5:00 PM
10:00 AM -5:00 PM
10:00 AM -5:00 PM
Public Holidays:
10:00 AM -5:00 PM

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Reviews and Ratings

Sagar Gant

Sagar Gant2.9/5

93 reviews

No cage birds

The bird sanctuary is on summer hill near viceregal lodge. Entry fees in mere Rs. 5 per head. The best part of sanctuary is that the birds are in cage only from outside. But when you go inside everything is open like hens peacocks and all can move freely from one tree to other. No cages stall, only cages are there for the wax bodies of bears and other wild animals. The bird sanctuary is not that great, very small in size but the birds are free that is what I liked the most. It only takes 15 minutes to go through this so do visit if you can spare 15 mins.

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Sunita Rani

Sunita Rani3.9/5

4 reviews

Nice but not wonderful

There are not too many animals in it. But still walking through it and taking pics of animals is wonderful. I hope you will enjoy the journey here. Toilets are the problem here you may not find one. Plus no shops for food within 1 km journey.

Pratibha Ganeshan

Pratibha Ganeshan4.6/5

2 reviews

Beautiful place, perfect for nature lovers

A bird park located at height of over 2000 metres, wonderful place for nature lovers. It has collection rare plants and trees and huge collection of rarest bird species. Visit around the summer is advisable, recommended and happy travelling.

Bhumika Mishra

Bhumika Mishra2.1/5

11 reviews

Have rare species of birds and animals

This is a small zoo kind of thing not actually a park, although they have rare species of birds and animals but it could just be missed if you have other things on your agenda.

Anurag Jaiswal

Anurag Jaiswal4.6/5

2 reviews

Wonderful view of beautiful birds

It was a nice place and full of beautiful birds and wonderful view. It will be better if you travel there with your vehicle, it is so because park has a huge area.

Nanu Shakya

Nanu Shakya2.9/5

4 reviews

Not worth

I don't like this place because we are just travelling there and we hadn't seen a single animal in zoo except beer. The way of zoo is not comfortable.

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Photos of Himalayan Bird Park

Himalayan Bird Park, Shimla

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Hpsingh Kapoor

View of the hills
Himalayan Bird Park, Shimla

Photo by

Sagar Gant

Himalayan Bird Park, Shimla

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