Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park
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Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park

#Theme park in Gangtok
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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Sikkim, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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

  '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