National Zoological ParkDelhi has preserved biodiversity in the National Zoological Park. The zoological park is situated between Mathura road and Purana Qila.
There are shrubs and green grass all around. In this National zoological Park you get to see many species of animals, birds, and reptiles found here. The area of the park is made up of wood. There are varieties of trees on which you may see squirrels hoping around. There is a trunk labelled as White Mulberry.
This place requires at least two hours to three hours. There is a facility of trolley for those who do not wish to walk around or want to avoid Sun. These trolleys can be hired at the counter of ticket.
The Zoological park has rich fauna, you can watch Chimpanzees, Hippopotamus, Monkey, Gir Lion, African Wild Buffalo, Zebras, etc. You can watch water animals and migratory birds too on the left side.
The Zoological Park has a rich flora too, it houses 200 varieties of trees, shrubs and plants, like bistendu, Lahura trees, yellow Alamtas, etc. There are boards which display the information about the trees, plants, etc. There are numerous parks in the campus to visit
Next to the boundary of the Zoological park is the railway line. You may find few kiosks selling food items and cold drinks near exit and entry gate.
- Mobile vans (for hire)
- Cafeteria (outside)
- Water outlets (numerous inside)
- 1st April to 15th October: 9:00AM to 7:00PM
- 16th October to 31st March: 9:30AM to 5:30PM
- Private Vihicles
Entrance FeeAdult: Rs.40/-
Children (5-12years): Rs.20/-
Children (below 5years): Free
Foreigners (with guide, map): Rs.50/-
Foreigners Children (below 5years): Free
Filming Charges:Professional Video Camera: Rs.500/-
Domestic Video Camera: Rs.50/-
Still Camera: Free
How to reach:
One can hire auto rickshaw or opt for city bus. The nearest metro station is Pragati Maidan.
Contact Details:National Zoological Park
Phone :011-24358500, 24359825
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