Chattbir Zoo

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  • Address: Chhatbir Zoo, Village- Chhat, Chandigarh, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 60 INR
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Zoo, Family And Kids, Bird Watching

The Chhatbir Zoo is also known by its original name, Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park. This is located a few kilometers away from Chandigarh on one side and Patiala on the other. The Chhatbir Zoo spreads over a vast area.

It is a surprising thing how a stretch of mere scrubland has been transformed into such an amazing place filled with beautiful animals. This measure has certainly helped in enhancing the ecological balance of the area. The animals are kept in an open enclosure so that they can roam freely and do not feel trapped. The most attractive animal in Chhatbir Zoo is the Royal Bengal Tiger and the visitors can even take a very close look of this giant animal as they travel in a caged car. The Chhatbir Zoo Lion Safari is an exciting thing to do here.

The gems of this zoo include the variety of wild animals, beautiful reptiles and so many colorful birds. The animals stay in a large moat and surrounded by forest like environment that gives them a homely feel.

The Chhatbir Zoo, Chandigarh is also an ideal picnic spot and also the perfect place for a children’s day out. The kids can run around free and also learn about different animals at the same time here.

  • There is also a restaurant, canteen and ice cream parlor inside the zoo complex.
  • Do not litter the zoo grounds with food or food packets.
  • Make sure not to disturb the animals in any way.
  • Private vehicles are not allowed inside the park.

  • Rs 5 (for children between 3-12 years)
  • Rs 20 (for 12 years and above)
  • Zoo excursion in battery operated vehicle Rs 50 per head for an hour.
  • Tiger Safari Rs 50 per head for 30 minutes.

  • Chhatbir Zoo timings are from Tuesday to Sunday: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM.

  • The nearest airport is the Chandigarh Air force based Airport.
  • The nearest railway station is the Chandigarh Junction Railway Station.

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  • Chattbir Zoo Address: Chhatbir Zoo, Village- Chhat, Chandigarh, India
  • Chattbir Zoo Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Chattbir Zoo Price: 60 INR
  • Best time to visit Chattbir Zoo(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chattbir Zoo: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 23.57% of people who visit Chandigarh include Chattbir Zoo in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Chattbir Zoo visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Chattbir Zoo

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chattbir Zoo

People normally club together Punjab Cricket Association Stadium and Moti Bagh Palace while planning their visit to Chattbir Zoo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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    On 28-Sep-2016

    It's a pretty the condition the zoo is in. The place truly seems like it was built a century ago and the animals are living in harsh Condition with little or no natural conditions or habitats provided to them. The lion safari had only 4 lions out of which 2 were in cages. The recreational and food facility are negligible with only a few substandard snacks available and a lot of the cages are empty. When I asked the zoo workers they all complained as to how the govt. Is to be blamed for all and also mention that animals were being sold to zoos over the world. What a shame.

  • Nice and clean park cum picnic spot. Lots of animals, being looked after reasonably well. Clean park n amenities. Hop in battery cars at various circuits. Lion safari on separate payment but worth visiting . No plastics allowed inside...they r strict on this. Children n adults enjoy alike. Avg time spent 2-3h

  • The park is very good with lots of animals and too much greenery. Best thing is the animals are in good health and you can see them playing around. Battery cars are also there. Too many food options inside also. Ample parking and don’t forget to go on lion safari. It’s a must visit place with family and kids.

  • Wonderful zoo, wonderful ferry service to roam on such a huge zoo. They pick and drop you at next attraction point. Kids enjoyed a lot there. The liked hippos the most! Lion safari was also one of the best of the park. You must visit this zoo if you are wild-life lover or love your kids 😍

  • Very nice place to enjoy the nature and various beautiful animals and birds. Kids loves this place. Battery operated cars available here for enjoying. Lion safari is superb experience. Elephants and crocodile are marvellous. And Tiger are very beautiful and photogenic. Various types of birds are also here. Hippopotamus is also here and Emu also.

  • Don't carry a lot of things, plastic of any kind like chips, biscuits are not allowed. So either pack them in paper baskets or throw them at the entrance. You can buy tickets online too so no need to stand in long queues. Carry stuff in backpacks as there is a lot of walking involved. Better come on working day's

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Chattbir zoo
  • Sir 1person ki entry fee kitni ha

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    • The entry fee of Chattbir Zoo is Rupees 50 per adult and Rupees 20 per child. 

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  • Please tell me that zoo is open at Saturday 14/04/2018 or not

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    • Yes it is open. The Chhatbir Zoo timings: 9 am to 5 pm, closed only on Mondays

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