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2 Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in Nainital

Nainital

Dotted with lakes, Nainital has earned the name of "Lake District" of India.

G B Pant High Altitude Zoo
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.

Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National ParkNainital District, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand 244715, India

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in Nainital district and Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand and was named after Jim Corbett, a well known hunter and naturalist. The park was the first to come under the Project Tiger initiative.

Map of Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in Nainital