Assam State Zoo, Guwahati

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See animals from all around the world as you trek across Northeast India's largest zoo, Assam State Zoo. Located in a forest reserve, the 175 hectare (432 acre) grounds house over 800 individual animals representing some 113 different species, both indigenous and exotic. Find kangaroos from Australia; South American pumas, llamas, and jaguars; as well as African species such as zebras, ostriches, giraffes, and black rhinos. Keep your eye out for the great Indian rhinocerous. Hire an electric cart to make a quicker and more comfortable trip around the zoo. To visit Assam State Zoo on your holiday in Guwahati, and find out what else Guwahati has to offer, use our Guwahati vacation planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    if kaziranga is not on your itenary this can be a good alternative. The animals are in their natural habitat with natural hills and flora which form a part of the zoo. it is definitely worth a visit a...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    This Zoo is not worth , maintenance is very poor and please don't take electric baggy for trip it's damn waste n cheating. Very poor condition. Please complain to Govt .  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    It's indeed a big zoo and has decent animals in it. More animals should be kept. Entry fee is quite cheap.  more »
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  • June 16, 2017
    Pros- Scores high on natural beauty. Set amidst a set of hills n hillocks, the enclosures have the natural feel to it. Battery operated vehicles available for the old and infirm. Paid Parking available for vehicles. Cons- A big zero for maintenance. Most of the animals look under fed. Also over the years the variety of animals has gone down. No giraffe, zebra, v few reptiles, birds etc.
  • June 26, 2017
    A decent zoo for everyone specially kids. I have been going to this zoo since I was a kid. Earlier there were a lot of different animals but today you hardly find them. There is no zebra, white tiger, giraffe and many more animals which are not there in the zoo. Still its a good place to spend the day.
  • July 2, 2017
    1. Low cost entry ticket 2. Spacious parking 3. Area is big so need at least 3 hours to see the whole zoo 4. Restaurants are available for eating out 5. No maintenance by the stuff of the zoo 6. Animal health are poor 7. Lots of animals are missing 8. Botanical Garden doesn't have much varieties
  • June 30, 2017
    Though the zoo is our prestige here in guwahati there's a lot to be done. Though I adore wildlife and am curious about them, I believe that the way animals are put in the zoo is not optimum for proper public viewing. You just cant recognize some animals. Moreover there are signboards of animals but strangely there are no animals to be spotted in some enclosures. Cleanliness efforts need to be amped up.
  • May 28, 2017
    It's a place with nature's lovely creature which set our mind in peace. So many adorable birds and animals which will catch your mind and heart. Best place to enjoy with animals and birds. Good for children as they can see different types of creature here. Good place for family holiday plan. Note: Mantainance is poor by the zoo authority. Water supply to Bird's pond is poor. Most of the time it seems dry. Cleanliness is required.

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