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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

More than the zoo, the walk to it is a very nice and idyllic one..the zoo is very well spread out and offers a good sunny experience

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank parveen_ahlu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited as part of a tour of attractions in and around Darjeeling. Small zoo with quite a few empty enclosures. Most of the animals were kept in small cages. Steep climb; can be difficult for elderly and physically challenged. Had a few big cats --...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 458jaic
Reviewed 2 days ago

A well maintained zoo and good collection of animal. Specially Red Panda Black Panthar. Special to mention that all the animals are healthy not like other zoo in india.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Expedition18005
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The enclosures are big, animals seem well looked after and the place has flora fauna that is native to the area. Which is fascinating. So don't forget to look all around you - the trees flower, insects, birds, etc. This is a much much much...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aristarkhos
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo was a great place to visit! Such amazingly is the place maintained with such a variety of animals, it is really worthwhile to spend time in here. The animals are distinctively organized and placed according to their types, e.g. herbivore, birds, reptiles etc....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank prith_rozy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has three points all inside the same. When you enter the park you will see animals and later you have Himalyan mountaineering institute , and Bengal natural history museum. All are worth watching. Walking there is a bit tiring but rest all is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pooja_Vikesh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The way this place is made is amazing, you get to see all the animals very clearly. They also have some really beautiful birds and they have almost all big cat family animals.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Churiwala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to many zoos - both in india and outside. This zoo is very well kept, clean, and in short area there are so many herbivorous and carnivorous. Amazing! Must go.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sareenrishi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a neat and clean zoo where all wild animals looks to be healthy. Bengal tiger ,Himalayan white tiger are added attraction to this zoo apart from other varieties of wild animals

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JayantSathe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special seen lot of better zoos then this one. Poor Bengal Tiger look in disgusted stat. Felt sorry for him. Only nice thing was the way it was built on a slopes.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Shilpy A
22 September 2018|
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Response from JanetGasper | Reviewed this property |
yes it is safe but the roadways between enclosures are quite steep so pushing and pulling the pram may be quite difficult for you.
15 April 2018|
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Response from divcya | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Best time.
8 February 2018|
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Response from xploreeee | Reviewed this property |
the distance is hardly 20mins and the time required to cover the zoo is minimum 1.5hours and maximum would be your interest in nature and history of mountaineering you may also try rock climbing hope it helps