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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

#3 of 99 things to do in Darjeeling Features Animals
Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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“red pandas” (178 reviews)
“snow leopard” (272 reviews)
“bengal tiger” (90 reviews)
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Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a small zoo with limited variety of himalayan range animals. The royal Bengal tiger and snow leopards were worth watching. You can finish seeing all the animals in the zoo in about 30-40 minutes flat.

Thank RaKs24
Reviewed 4 days ago

My children want to see the red Panda and they have enjoyed this place well. We have visited this place in June 2nd week. weather was cloudy but no rain so we have spent time there.

Thank Jay singh K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Zoo is well maintained and clean and children would surely love it. It has steep slopes to climb while visiting the cages of different animals, though not many, which can be tiring for elderly but they have placed benches at small distance where you can...More

Thank Ranjit K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Neat & clean premise, a major influx of tourists and their income keeps it in-shape I guess. But, good job - a must visit with kids

Thank Ankit_Ganatra
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very neat and nicely planned and maintained. A vast variety of birds and animals in a relatively small place and yet not congested...it was amazing ..seeing some animals I had not seen earlier.

Thank kd k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Darjeeling zoo recalled me the memories of Singapore Zoo. It is very well maintained. Red Panda should be one of the main attraction of this Zoo. It is very neat and clean. There is a museum , I forgot the name of it. Which is...More

Thank 256arijitb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has beautiful collection of birds, mammals etc. A place for family, however the long walk may be a hindrance and hence may not be suitable for elderly

Thank Isha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a open zoo where there is a lot of space for animals to roam around.This whole zoo is built on a mountain.If you want to visit this zoo you need to be prepared for a long walk because the zoo is quite big.But...More

Thank shristi d
Reviewed 1 week ago

we went to this zoo in the afternoon. Animals here r quite healthy and nicely kept. we can c different spices of sambar , dear and goats. after that some birds. we can see black panter, snow leapord, clouded leapord, normal leapord. royal begal tiger,...More

Thank jayesh_prabhu
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good view of the royal Bengal Tiger as well as the Snow Leopard. It was crowded with a lot of kids. The Beast was in a good mood and posed for many snaps. I also liked the birds section. The two red pandas also...More

Thank kaushiksinha1972
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Sahsha D
Is photography from a DSLR allowed ?
28 April 2017|
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Response from JhumpaSamanta | Reviewed this property |
Yes photography allowed but you have to pay Rs 100 for camera permission
Jay singh K
Hi We are planning to travel Gangtok-Pelling-Darjeeling 6-12th June 2017. How is weather in June in sikkim. Those who had traveled in June please share your experience. In June raining b4 mid June or its unpredictable. Pls share your experience.
26 April 2017|
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Response from 116Sonali | Reviewed this property |
be prepared for rains...
Jay singh K
pls let me know which are the best places to see in Darjeeling. Anyone cal tell Toy Train no and Booking system....is it thru IRCTC. we are planning family tour of Sikkim darjeeling. pls tell about Gangtok, Pelling too. Thanks.
26 April 2017|
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Response from Smiley005 | Reviewed this property |
Toy train should preferably booked as early as possible through the web-site irctc co in. Remember to choose DJ as originating station and DJRZ as destination for the round trip to Ghoom Station & back. It is often sold out... More