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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
0354-54250,53709
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Only survives because of location

I’ve been coming to the zoo for years now, but it pains me to see that besides a little spit and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bentcompass
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Mumbai, India
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Rare animals not found in other zoos

Many Himalayan animals in open spacious areas not cages. Lots of greenery. Good freelance guide... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
analytic10
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Mumbai
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Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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0354-54250,53709

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been coming to the zoo for years now, but it pains me to see that besides a little spit and polish, things haven’t changed much. A lot of animals appear stressed, their enclosures seem small, and the stench of urine from the langur cage...More

Thank bentcompass
Reviewed 5 days ago

Many Himalayan animals in open spacious areas not cages. Lots of greenery. Good freelance guide. Try to combine with Himalayan Mountaineering Institute museum next door

Thank analytic10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm always dubious about zoos specially in Asia however other than the enclosures being a little small this one is pretty good. Could do with a few more staff to keep the idiot Indian men who think it's ok to shout at the animals in...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zoo is located with the mountaineering institute and museum. Mainly local tourists and well worth a visit.

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I were so sad and angry after being here. The poor animals. It is in human how they do not have them living in any sort of natural environments. Small cages for big cats. Cats were pacing -you could see and feel...More

Thank katherine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a very nyc zoo with different kinds of animals.and the special attraction is royal bengal tiger.

Thank yojanaredd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a fan of zoos, I believe that animals should roam free - but I am also aware that a lot of zoos are doing valuable work to make sure that animals survive. Every wild park and every zoo I have visited in...More

Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is good. Though not many varieties of animals are there. And also, the enclosures are pretty odd for any photography enthusiast as taking a good photograph is quite impossible because of the poor visibility due to unnecessary obstructions. However, the zoo is well maintained.

Thank iamArnabPal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my second visit to Darjeeling, I wanted to see the Snow Leopard and Red Panda, but was concerned about seeing the animals caged. I needn't have worried - I was really impressed with how well the animals were cared for both in terms of...More

Thank lindylou601
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Red Panda is the main attraction here. One of the good Zoo that we have visited. In this premises itself we can see the Himalayan Mountaineering institute . We could see the artifacts the rock / Water etc which are brought from the top of...More

Thank Sanjay D
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Toy train should preferably booked as early as possible through the web-site irctc co in. Remember to choose DJ as originating station and DJRZ as destination for the round trip to Ghoom Station & back. It is often sold out... More
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