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High Altitude Zoo

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Zoooo

You need to catch a cab for 60 rs from mall road and that’ll drop u right outside the zoo. There’s... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
EATSINDIA
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New Delhi, India
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Nice zoo

Versatile collection of animals especially tigers,leopards,birds.My daughter enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Resort38346874669
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You need to catch a cab for 60 rs from mall road and that’ll drop u right outside the zoo. There’s a lot of climbing/walking to be done so it’s better to carry a water bottle. You get to see tigers, pheasants, bears etc.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The surprising thing is that it's at a very high altitude, and it's maintained decently. The trek is nice though it is a little steep and narrow, it's a problem to take a car there so I suggest you walk. It will be a nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Zoo except for the climb from where the car drops you. The animals in the zoo are very exciting. The tigers there are the highlight and so are the leopards. Must visit place when in Nainital.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pramik B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Versatile collection of animals especially tigers,leopards,birds.My daughter enjoyed the visit. Madhu

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Resort38346874669
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean zoo for kids. Got decent section of animals specially tigers , leopards and lots of birds. Path leading to the animals are quite equate steep and has a lot of steps, so be prepared.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dhimanr2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zoo is situated at very high altitude. Not advisable for elderly people . Long walk and climb to see. plus point zoo is well maintained in cleaniness

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Monil12345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the place is too high to walk but its just worth of going the Leopord tiger everyone is available. we had seen Red panda sambhar dear and many other animals here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KapilDwivedi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Zoo Is located at very height. you will get shuttle service from India hotel on Mall road you have to get ticket for the ride and wait for your number. little crowded but 5 minute ride. once you are in zoo you will enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sanjay c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This High altitude zoo needs certain level of physical fitness if one intends to cover the entire zoo, its not too vast but well segregated and neatly maintained. The access- its located up a steep hillock that one needs to climb or hire a Shuttle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bhaskarmr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you are in nainital this is the place must be in your bucket list... If you find Mr. Kamal at this place he is very jolly person

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sachin N
17 February 2018|
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Response from lotusdiamond | Reviewed this property |
Sachin, yes you can visit Lake and Zoo in the evening. But i suggest, visit Zoo first as else it will become dark and all the animals will go inside their cages and you will not be able to enjoy your visit to the Zoo... More
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KedarGodbole
22 December 2017|
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Response from Vivek C | Reviewed this property |
If the person is fit and active, why not. However, if the person isn't in a good shape, strictly no. The incline is pretty steep. After visiting every enclosure, you need to climb steps to move to the next enclosure. There... More
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TanushreeM41
7 May 2017|
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Response from Mukesh K | Reviewed this property |
There are state run cabs there to run from Shimla station road to take you there. Your own car cab can also take you there and drop you before 200 meters from the ticket counter.
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