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Address: Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
Phone Number: 0354-54250,53709
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A Zoo of some rarely found animals

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) is situated in Darjeeling. It is the largest high altitude zoo in India. The Zoo is famous for some of the... read more

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Siliguri, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) is situated in Darjeeling. It is the largest high altitude zoo in India. The Zoo is famous for some of the endangered species including Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Siberian Tiger, Tibetan Wolf and Black Bear. Tourists from all parts of the globe come and visit this wildlife park to get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Zoo at such an altitude is itself a beautiful experience. This is the only place so far where we could have a glance at a red panda.

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Siliguri, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, popularly known as Darjeeling Zoo, is recognized as the largest high-altitude zoo in India. This is a beautiful zoo where some of the high altitude animals (such as Yak, Himalayan bear, Deer, Mountain goat, Leopard, variety of birds etc.) as well as some endangered species (such as Snow Leopards, Red Panda, Tibetan Wolf etc) are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is very first time i saw mountain animals. Yak, Himalayan goat, Himalayan Deer, Leopard, Cheetah and most Attractive Red Panda etc. can be seen there. Lots of attractive and different birds are there. Zoo is well maintained. My kids enjoyed lot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They have a great collection of Himalayan animals, like Himalayan goat, bear, red panda, snow leopard, yak. You don't get to see these animals any where else. Worth the visit. It's done up differently, with caves, and huge enclosures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zoos are there in every major city now. What makes this special is the collection of animals like Himalayan wolf, snow leapord. Red Panda was the biggest crowd puller though.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is very well maintained and rare species of snow leopard and red panda to be seen. Choose to go during feeding time in the afternoon.

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Farakka, India
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The zoo is at one end of the small town of darjeeling and unlike other zoos, its a long climb within the zoo premises to cover the entire stretch as the zoo is built along the slope of the mountains. The cages are pretty big and the animals mostly of hilly habitation, so are quite rare actually. The top of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small zoo but would require at max two hours to cover the entire place. The place is nice and clean and has various animals, birds and snakes for show. If you are travelling with the kids, this should be a nice place to visit.

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Great place to see animals and know about himalaya mountain range and mountaineering. Can be covered in 2 hours.

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