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High Altitude Zoo, Nainital
(3.2/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Situated 2,100 m (6,900 ft) above sea level, High Altitude Zoo hosts several endangered Himalayan species. Thanks to the high-altitude location, these animals have a chance to thrive while also providing the opportunity for research and rehabilitation. Observe animals like the Royal Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolf, leopard cat, and Himalayan bear at this attraction, and remember to look up, to spot the variety of high-altitude birds, such as the Lady Amherst pheasant and rose ringed parakeet. Although you can access the zoo by road, expect to do a little uphill trekking when visiting. Consider adopting one of the animals to help cover their rehabilitation costs. Put High Altitude Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nainital tourist route planner.
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  • its a nice zoo at a very high attitude. It is managed very well. very neat and clean but you have to walk a lot to see entire zoo. its very big. i would suggest only go when you can walk a lot. Otherw...  more »
  • one of the best zoo of india with wide varieties fauna. we enjoyed full day observing animals. the only problem is you have to walk and climb up which can be neglected only if you are keen wildlife lo...  more »
  • Tiger looked nice but was in small cage prowling backwards and forwrds constantly. Other animals looked in poor condition and many could not be seen at all. Not expensive entrance fee though