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Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park

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The Himalayan Zoological Park in Gangtok, East Sikkim, is home to various Animalia belonging to the Himalayan region, spread over an area of 230 hectares. The Animals include the Himalayan Black Bear, Red Pandas, Snow Leopards, Leopard Cats, Tibetan Wolves, Masked Palm Civets, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Crimson-Horned Pheasant, Himalayan Monal Pheasant, among others.

The uniqueness of the Park lies in the fact that the animals here live in their perfectly-replicated natural habitat, which makes it one of the first in India to do so. This offers an unparalleled experience to the tourists, as they see the creatures behave as if they were in their natural habitat, the effect of which no zoo can replicate. Apart from the remarkable experience, the Zoological Park also offers a splendid view of the majestic Himalayas, and in particular, Mt. Kangchenjunga.

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Location:
Gangtok
Sikkim, India
Best time to visit Gangtok: 
Nov, 
Oct, 
Mar, 
Apr, 
May 
Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹25
Time people usually spend here:
4 hours
Altitude / Height:
5171 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
27.3579173°N, 88.6308248°E
Distance from Gangtok city center to Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday: Closed

Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park..

Overall Rating:4.3

reviews
  '5' out of 5
"The environment of the zoo is great. There are many himalayan animals. I love the red pandas, which are the national animal of Sikkim."
  '5' out of 5
"This place is awesome. It has limited but well maintained animals. This zoo is not popular with average tourist. But, imho, this is the best place to hangout at Gangtok. "
  '5' out of 5
"Marvellous environment and natural place like heaven and good maintenance in zoo , full safety for animals and us. Boon for tourists "
  '5' out of 5
"It's a hub for nature's beauty ...calm and serene place ...good to spend time in peace !!"
  '4' out of 5
"Unique zoo with sprawling premises and some animals which you won't find at many zoos apart from this."

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Content of this page was last updated at Apr 23, 2017

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