Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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  • Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3542253709
  • Ticket Price: 20 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids

The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is Darjeeling’s premier attraction and also the largest zoo in India located at such a great height. Being a very popular attraction, tickets for Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park have a long queue. It is better to buy tickets for Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in advance. Information on Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ticket prices can be found on our ticket booking section.

Darjeeling Zoo is also known as the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. It is the largest zoo in our country that exists on such a height. It is an important ecological breeding ground for animals like Red Panda, Snow Leopard and many more. The main attractions of the zoo are the rare animals it conserves. Some of the animals you will definitely witness here are the Himalayan wolf, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Monkeys, Blue Sheep, Grey Peacock Pheasant, Blood Pheasant, Himalayan Salamander, and many more. It contains the Royal Bengal Tiger. The Black Panther is a large black cat that is as rare as it is secretive. You will get to see various breeds living in harmony here. 

You will always see several birds chirping around the zoo. The monkeys and the elephants are also wonderful creatures to observe. Due to the affordable prices of the tickets and long opening time, it is a very popular tourist attraction for almost anyone. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Darjeeling itinerary 1 day.

  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park timings may change according to season and weather. Confirm before visiting.

  • Indian and SAARC rates: Rs. 20
  • Foreign: Rs. 50
  • Camera: Rs. 10

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  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India
  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park Contact Number: +91-3542253709
  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park Timing: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park Price: 20 INR
  • Time required to visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 60.21% of people who visit Darjeeling include Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in their plan

  • 34.91% of people start their Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Monday, Friday and Sunday

85.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

People normally club together Happy Valley Tea Estate and Ghum Monastery while planning their visit to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • This is the No.1 place for kids, adults as well as for any age people. You will enjoy at peaks here. The way they have crafted each place is quite amazing. Hats off to their efforts. Bengal natural history museum, especially zoo are the biggest entertainers. Almost all the important animals ranging from tigers to birds, reptiles, insects, etc.can be found here extensively. Mountaineering institute is also a very nice and must watch place. Eating refreshments are also found here. Collection is entirely amazing and eyes worthy. I saw international travellers here. It is located mainly on the city edge. Please see all the pics.

  • Loved the Zoo. Though it is not one of the biggest zoos of India, it is good in its own way. The location is very nice. Roam about the Zoo on hilly roads by watching various creatures-beers, leotards, deer, Royal Bengal tiger and so on. The sign instructions are very useful to roam about the Zoo. Just follow the arrows and you'll complete your tour of the Zoo.

  • Just loved it!! It was one of the best zoos I have ever seen in India... The animal species were very rare and unique like Red Panda and Himalayan animals(I will post the pictures of those) There was also a museum of different mountaineers that was awesome. So, I liked very much the zoo and its campus.

  • Visiting a Zoo in the hills is a different experience.. Especially if the weather is great. We'll kept with easy to follow instructions for wayfinding, it's a great place to take kids. The Animals one gets to see are amazing to watch although caged up . The eating joints within the zoo are good. While the wash rooms are pretty clean for public toilets. Over all a great experience of visiting the Zoo.

  • Located at the height of 2000 feet's, it is the largest high altitude zoo in India. Just about 15 minutes from the Mall road, the zoo should be certainly in your list while visiting Darjeeling. It is the largest high altitude zoo in India. Please note it is closed on Thursday. It is open from 10 am to 5 pm everyday. Due to the hilly terrain, the animals cages are below and the visitors have to look down at the animals. The path is up and down while you pass every cage. Rare animals like the Red Panda, snow leopard and found here. One should take out at least 3 hours because of the HMI and museum located inside.

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