Amirthi Zoological Park

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  • Address: Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Wildlife Park, Zoo, Waterfall, Family And Kids, Adventure

The Amirthi Zoological Park is widely considered as one of the best zoos-cum-nature parks in India. Spread across 25 hectares, tourists can expect to have a lot to do once they arrive. The Amirthi Zoological Park has been operational since 1967 (and is currently in the process of receiving a facelift). Considering its proximity to Vellore city, it is a hotspot for tourists from all over South India. The zoo was once a jungle; however, one half of it was cleared to form a tourist spot while the other half was developed into wildlife sanctuary.

Tourists can indulge in some adventure trekking which leads to a stunning view of a seasonal waterfall. The Amirthi Zoological Park is usually jam-packed with people during the holidays. The animals that one can spot in the park include the famous spotted deer, foxes, pythons and crocodiles, among others. There is also a sizeable bird population which can be found here. A picnic at the park, though cliché-sounding, is a great way to spend the day, because nothing screams rest and relaxation better.

  • Avoid certain steep pockets of the zoo, especially the waterfall area.
  • Do not step too close to the cages.
  • Recommended time to visit: October – February.

  • INR 2-5 per person; For Van: INR 5, For Motorcycles: INR 3, For Cycles: INR 2.

  • The Amirthi Zoological Park timings are from 08:00 A.M till 05:00 P.M

  • Buses ply from Vellore Bus Stand.

  • Baby Restaurant
  • Palace Cafe

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  • Amirthi Zoological Park Address: Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Amirthi Zoological Park Timing: 24-hrs
  • Amirthi Zoological Park Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Amirthi Zoological Park: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Vellore include Amirthi Zoological Park in their plan

  • 52.87% of people start their Amirthi Zoological Park visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Amirthi Zoological Park

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

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

People normally club together Jalagandeswarar Temple and Muthu Mandapam while planning their visit to Amirthi Zoological Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • It was a wonderful trip.. Enjoyed with our kids.. Nice place to spend a day with calm and excellent climate.. Water falls r so good to enjoy.. We can't get food near by that alone is the drawbacks, rest all of them r so nice...

  • Very Beautiful Place. Not Properly Maintain some animals, But best place for kids entertainment Colm and Peaceful place for elders A small falls inside the zoo

  • Small but excellent and beautiful park surrounding full of nature. Amirthi falls and the natural river water are also so cool

  • Nice place with neat maintenance.... Still lot of improvements required on the animals care... Animals were seems to be starved especially deers.... If it is improved it will be great place like for visit and enjoyment for family and childrens...

  • We can spent a day in and around the park. Not much to see inside the park. Very few familiar animals and birds. People around can visit occasionally but not for people far from.

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Amirthi zoological park
  • December 25th holiday for amirthi zoo

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    • Yes, the Amirthi Zoological Park will remain shut on 25th of December. 

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  • Monday working day?

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    • Yes, Amirthi Zoological Park is open on Monday from 8 AM to 5 PM. 

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  • Whether Tuesday is holiday for zoo? I need a immediate reply

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    • Amirthi Zoological Park is closed on Tuesdays.

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