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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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US$83.00*
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Darjeeling Half-Day Private Sightseeing Tour
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Watching snow leopards with long tails, the Begal Tiger with magnificent face was mesmerizing. Snow Wolf's were there with thick fur coat and slim legs. Birds too were beautiful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a wonderful experience visiting the zoo Specially, sight of Royal Bengal Tiger was unforgettable.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Watching snow leopards with long tails, the Begal Tiger with magnificent face was mesmerizing. Snow Wolf's were there with thick fur coat and slim legs. Birds too were beautiful. Well maintained. HMI and Historical Museum must see.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very good collection of animals in a very attractive setting. Well worth spending an hour or two. Children would enjoy it most of all.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You walk through this to get to mountain institute which is a shame as I would avoid it. Why people want to see wild animals cooped into small areas I do not know and I did try not to look as I found it depressing. Indians made a lot of noise despite the numerous signs asking for silence - must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I travelled with my friend from chorasta to pn park by walking straight crossing raj bhawan it took us 20 min walking to reach there. Saw red panda for the first time. Though cabs were available. We choose to walk weather was nice

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Kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This zoo is having not much variety...the red Pandas are the best attraction of this place....the unique feature is ..all the animal are very lifeful as the enviornment is free from pollution.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Would not choose to go to a zoo but you have to walk through it to get to the mountain institute. The animals do not have enough space. Whilst the Bengal tiger is a magnificent animal it deserves to be free

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Do visit this place if you have kids with you. Clean and well kept zoo. You can spot some very rare animals such as red Panda, Black Panther , snow leopard etc.

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Thank Snehal14nov
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lot of animals. Spl attraction: Bear in open in top, Bengal tiger, red panda. Mountaineering institute is also located inside this park. Spread in a vast area. Have to walk a lot.

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Kottayam, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very small view and having lot of rare specious like Red Panda. Ticket will cost RS.50 for camera RS 10. it include HMI. and meuseum,

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