Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

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  • Address: Pune - Satara Road, Near Bharati Vidyapeeth, Katraj, Pune, Maharashtra 411046, India
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-2024367712
  • Ticket Price: 25 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Zoo, Entertainment, Family And Kids

Katraj Snake Park and Zoo or Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park as it is officially called is a popular spot for children. Well maintained premises and a good collection of animals, reptiles and birds mesmerize children and adults alike.

Situated little outside central Pune in Katraj, this place was opened in the year 1995. The 130 acre area of this park includes an orphan animal shelter, a snake park and the zoo.  It also is houses a huge 42 acre lake.

It has a variety of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. The zoo conducts a lot of festivals throughout the year to create wildlife awareness and campaigns against the ill treatment of animals.

This place plays an important role in the preservation of Wildlife. Around 100 workers are involved in the caretaking of rare animals brought to the zoo from all over the country. The park also aims to educate masses about the wildlife in Western Ghats and undertake research activities.

The Park is huge, green and quaint. Long pathways, shaded with trees connect the entire zoo. Golf carts and a mini train are other attractions that fascinate kids. Sounds of birds, animals and insects take you far away from the city.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Travel Tips

  • Follow the zoo rules.
  • Do not harass the animals.
  • Plastic is not allowed inside the park.
  • It is an excellent opportunity to teach your kid about nature conservation.
  • The zoo conducts a lot of campaigns; you can participate in those if interested.
  • Do not litter in the park.
  • Do not play loud music inside the park.
  • Plucking flowers or trees. 
  • Wildlife enthusiasts can volunteer here or you can also adopt an animal. 

Entrance Ticket Details For Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

  • Adults: INR 25
  • Children: INR 10
  • Foreign Nationals: INR 100
  • Video Camera charges: INR 200

How to Reach Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

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  • Katraj Dairy
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  • Pushkarraj Garden

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  • Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Address: Pune - Satara Road, Near Bharati Vidyapeeth, Katraj, Pune, Maharashtra 411046, India
  • Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Contact Number: +91-2024367712
  • Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Price: 25 INR
  • Best time to visit Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park(preferred time): 09:30 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 12.86% of people who visit Pune include Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park in their plan

  • 58.02% of people start their Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

People normally club together Coffee Jar Pune and Khadakwasla Dam while planning their visit to Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Reviews & Ratings

Rajiv gandhi zoological park
  • Zoo is open on Saturday 11 June 2022

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  • Is zoo open today 1st may, 2022 ???

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  • is the katraj zoo park oPEN TOMORROW I.E ON 27 MARCH 2022

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  • Is it park is open tomorrow? What is the timing for zoo internal bus?

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    • According to our information, the park is now open. 

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  • park is open tomorrow what is the timing what is the ticket fare

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    • As per our information, the zoo is closed for visitors due to COVID-19. 

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    • As per our our information, the park is temporarily closed. 

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