Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park
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Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park

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Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park in Gangtok

This is zoo is quite unique and the first of its kind in India where animals are kept in natural habitats (well I should say semi natural habitats). it's a wonderful parkland that spans across a vast 230 hectares forested land with elevations ranging from 6,500 t0 8,000 feet. The entrance to the Zoo is located at the end of a short pathway opposite to Ganesh Tok. It's about 6kms from Gangtok town.

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Location:
Gangtok
Sikkim, India
Best time to visit Gangtok: 
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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
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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

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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 Aug 31, 2016