Trip Planner : Asia / India / Uttarakhand / Nainital District / Nainital / Zoos & Aquariums / High Altitude Zoo
High Altitude Zoo, Nainital
Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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Unlike other zoos of the country this one is very small in size. Reduced size means you can cover the entire zoo in a couple of hours. However the place as limited animals due to logistical difficulti... read more »
One of the most enchanting zoo I've ever seen. Sadly it use to have a siberian tiger who has died. Wonderful collection of birds. Red panda couple most adorable
Be prepare to do a lot of hill walking if you want to see every corner. But its a great place to visit with kids to see their favorite animals and enjoy a good view.
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