39 Zoos in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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39 Zoos to explore in India

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AbhayaranyamAbhayaranyam, Near post Office, Kodanad, Dist. Eranakulam, Kaprikad, Kerala 683544, India

The mini zoo housing elephants and deers.

Alipore Zoo2, Alipore Rd, Alipur Zoological Garden, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027, India

This is India's oldest formally stated zoological park and the major tourist attraction in Kolkata since 1876. There is a lot of living beings living happily inside the zoo and it is known as the home of the now expired Aldabra giant tortoise and so more.

Arignar Anna Zoological ParkGST Rd, Vandalur, Tamil Nadu 600048, India

This is the first public zoo in India, affiliated with the central zoo authority of India.

Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical GardenRG Baruah Rd, Ambikagirinagar, Guwahati, Assam 781005, India

The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden (popularly known as Guwahati Zoo) is the largest of its kind in the North East region and it is spread across 432 acre . The zoo is located within the Hengrabari Reserved Forest at Guwahati, India. The zoo is home to about 895 animals, birds and reptiles representing almost 113 species of animals and birds from around the world.

Deer ParkVemulawada Bypass Rd, Rampur, Karimnagar, Telangana 505001, India

Deer Park is one of most popular visitor put in Karimnagar. Deer Park is situated in outskirts of Karimnagar and called as Rajeev Gandhi Deer Park. It is close by Ujwala Park and Lower Manair Dam LMD . It is arranged at the passage of Karimnagar while originating from Hyderabad or Warangal after Alugunoor connect, close by Ujwala Park Karimnagar.

Dubare Elephant Camp-Resort-JunglelodgesKushalanagar, Nanjarayapatna, Karnataka 571234, India

An important base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. At present, after logging operations with elephants have ceased, the elephants have been practically retired except for giving interaction activities with them to tourists.

G B Pant High Altitude ZooTallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002, India

Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is a high altitude zoo situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1984 and opened to the public in 1995, it is situated on the Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100 meters (6,900 ft) above sea-level and is spread over 4.6 hectares (11 acres). It is the only High Altitude Zoo in north India, besides those in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Over the years it has become a popular tourist attraction.

Gwalior ZooItalian Garden Road, Phool Bagh Rd, Phool Bagh, Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474007, India

Spread over an area of 8 hectares, Gwalior Zoo is home to some rare species of animals including a white tiger. The main animals which are present in the zoo are deer, monkeys, Royal Bengal Tiger, serpents, crocodile, spotted deer, sambhar, hyena, lion, rabbits, panther, bear, hippopotamus, etc. The zoo also has some rare and colorful birds, snakes, lizards, etc. Families and Wildlife enthusiasts can visit the zoo and spend their quality time amidst the animals.

Indore zoo (Kamla Nehru prani Sangrahalay)zoo, Prakash Nagar Rd, Doordarshan Kendra, Navlakha, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001, India

This zoo is also known as Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalaya which Occupies an area of more than 51 acres, which is home to a wide variety of mammals, birds, and reptiles. There is a total number of 57 animal species and around 628 specimens in a lush Green environment, right in the centre of the city. A lot of tourists visit this place every day.

Jaipur ZooMuseum Rd, Ram Niwas Garden, Kailash Puri, Ramniwas Bagh, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Zoological garden of Jaipur is one of the most serene environs the city of Jaipur has to offer. One can spot more than 70 varieties of animal, birds and reptiles. Built in 1868 by Sawai Raja Pratap, the zoo is spread over an area of 33 acres.

Jawaharlal Nehru Biological ParkDr.Zakir Hussain Marg, Gumla Colony, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand 827004, India

Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park or JNB is a zoological garden located in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India fully owned and managed by Bokaro Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited. This is the largest zoological garden of the state.

Jhargram Deerpark Jhargram, West Bengal 721514, India

Established in the year 1980  within a patch of natural forest at Khasjungle. There are not only deers, but there are also so many animals. this zoo specializes in the management, conservation, and breeding of endangered species of this area. Daily a lot of peoples comes here to visit this place.

Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden, BilaspurSakri, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh 495001, India

Zoological garden which is spread around 114 acres in the heart of Bilaspur. It is created in the intention of giving the welfare of the wildlife of the region and to monitor the endangering species of the region.

Kanpur Zoological ParkHastings Ave, Azad Nagar, Nawabganj, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208002, India

Kanpur Zoo is a 76.56-hectare  zoo in Kanpur, a large city in Northern India. It is the largest open green space in Kanpur and the largest zoological park in North India. Originally a natural habitat for fauna, it is one of the few zoos in India created in a natural forest. The animals inhabited in the Zoological Park have been put in open and moated enclosures. The moated enclosures give the animal ample space for movement and help in expressing their biological and physiological expressions

Konni Elephant ReserveKonni Elephant Reserve, Konni, Kerala 689691, India

Witness tamed elephants, their daily life and the ways of training them at Konni Elephant Training Centre.

Lady Hydari ParkLower, Lachumiere, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001, India

Scenic, manicured green space with flowering gardens, a lake, and a small zoo.

M.C. Zoological Park, Chhat Bir Zoo, ZirakpurChattbir Zoo Rd, Chhat, Punjab 140603, India

A zoological park situated close to Zirakpur which was constructed in the 1970s and is home to a large variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles. The zoo is home to 369 mammals, 400 birds, and 20 reptiles.

Maitri Bagh Zoo, bhilaiMaroda Sector, Durg, Water Treatment Plant, Near to Maroda, Maroda Sector, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh 490006, India

Maitri Bagh means Garden of Friendship is a zoo and a good picnic spot located in a serene environment. This is the biggest zoo in the region of Bhilai which comprises 111 acres.

Manas National ParkManas Road, Barangabari Gyati Village, Dist Baksa, Gobardhana, Assam 781315, India

Manas National Park is a national park, UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve, an elephant reserve and a biosphere reserve in Assam, India. Located in the Himalayan foothills, it is contiguous with the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan. The park is known for its rare and endangered endemic wildlife such as the Assam roofed turtle, hispid hare, golden langur and pygmy hog. Manas is famous for its population of the wild water buffalo.

Manipur Zoological GardenLamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur 795004, India

The Manipur Zoological Gardens is located around 8 km from Imphal in Lamphelpat. This garden was established on 2nd October 1976, covering an area of around 8 hectares and is popular. It is described as the Jewel Box of the state, Manipur Zoological Garden is home to about four hundred common and rare species of animals and birds.