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Van Vihar National Park

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Bhopal, India
+91 72220 15635
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a lovely zoo in a forest setting

This is actually developed as a zoo. But the animals have been kept in a near natural environment... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kc j
Mumbai, India
via mobile
Best place in India for animals

well animals seems happy haha well only they can tell. But ya you can see wild life at its natural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rahul K
Bhopal, India
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Bhopal, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is actually developed as a zoo. But the animals have been kept in a near natural environment. So when you move through this park, you get a feeling of the forest. The best part is it is in the town of Bhopal. You can...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 1 week ago

well animals seems happy haha well only they can tell. But ya you can see wild life at its natural way and really awesome to come with family friends and children

Thank Rahul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very big open park. Good facilities. Near to Lake view. Must visit placr in Bhopal. Easily accessable.

Thank Sumit J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

National park with lots of animals but you can hardly see the interesting ones, plus point being that u can take ur vehicle inside for a fee.

Thank AmitabhTrehan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tickets are reasonable. Inside, it's a straight road with all animals on the right side, and a lake on the left side. There are turtles, snakes, we saw one crocodile, few deers and nil gay, one tiger, one whit tiger, huge lizard like reptiles, hynas....More

Thank Pallavi A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walkable distance from the city center, this is a great place for seeing the wild animals at a throw away distance, it's not a zoo, but something more to it You can enjoy the woods and the wild in one go For children and adults...More

Thank shijuvelayudhan
Reviewed 6 January 2018

It is a zoo where animals are kept in open enclosures with moats / trenches. The zoo opens at 6AM and that is the best time to visit this place. You have the option of walking about 5km each way or renting a bicycle. About...More

3  Thank Sumithran
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Van vihar is an awesome place for all the animal and nature lovers. It is very well maintained. One can also use bicycle available at main gate at nominal price. If you fortunate enough you will be able to see jungle king lion as well....More

1  Thank Ashok M
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The zoo is quite big featuring varieties of land animals as well as birds & repltiles. But when I visited, most of them went extinct. They provide two person driven cycles also for travelling inside the National Park. There is food zone inside. The best...More

Thank Khushboo V
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Van Vihar is adjacent to lake and has wide variety of animal in an open protected area. You can take bicycles on rent to cover 10 odd kilometer stretch. Vehicles are allowe too.

Thank rash70
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Sachin H
5 October 2017|
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Response from BantakalDotCom | Reviewed this property |
Friday it's closed...other days, 6:30AM till 6:45PM.. For more details, check my review.
1 July 2016|
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Response from ashmikaagarwal | Reviewed this property |
Take car if senior people are there with you who cannot walk.. We went cycling.. although cycles, which you get their are in horrible condition.. better take your own. Best way is to carry your own cycle in your car... More
4 June 2015|
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Response from itzgayathri | Reviewed this property |
hi the park is not open on Friday.other days the timings between 7 am to 7 pm.better visit either in the morning and evening so you can see all the animals. dont forget to white tiger