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High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

(3.9/5 based on 550+ 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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  • it was perfect weather to walk around. you had to really walk a lot to spot the animals. we enjoyed being here.  more »
  • High altitude zoo,is situated at higher altitude.Approach to ticket window itself is bit challenging due to its steep gradient. One can climb enjoying magnificent view of Naini lake and surroundings f...  more »
  • Zoo was lot of walk but it's beautifully done lots of flowers though I m not a great supporter of captivity for animals but now that it's there it's a must visit  more »
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  • Nice place to visit while in Nainital. Neat & clean Zoo unlike other Zoological Parks. Though climbing height is tough for some but even then one enjoys doing this. It's really worth watching once, but it doesn't mean not to visit again. You must if you love nature, animals, birds and you're around it. :)
  • AWESOME EXPERIENCE :)  This Zoo is a must visit in Nainital and is one of the most beautiful natural environments, i have seen in a long time. The Zoo is situated in a very high altitude and climbing up is a task. The Zoo is well maintained and one can see a lot of animals in close proximity.
  • nice place to visit, clean, though you have to climb to see each animals but it is worth watching. If you love nature you must visit this place.
  • Amazing place for nature lovers but u have to walk for an hour. The animals clearly visible. Wonderful place for kids
  • Well maintained and high altitude zoo. But very less animals. Overall nice experience