Location: Situated in Nainital, Nainital Zoo is one of the most attractive zoos of India.
Description: Nainital Zoo is elevated at a height of 2,100 meters above sea level. Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo is another name of Nainital Zoo. It was established in the year 1984 at the Sher Ka Danda Hill. Being the only high altitude zoo of northern India makes Nainital Zoo a very popular attraction among tourists. From the year 1995, when the zoo was opened to visitors, it has served as a home for large number of creatures. Nainital Zoo is a fun and educational place to see wonderful birds and wildlife. Nainital Zoo is a great pride for Tourism Department and generates good business every year. The family friendly environment of the zoo offers lots of fun to people of all age groups. During winter season, special provisions are made to keep the natural treasure of this zoo safe and protected.
Activities: An amazing variety of endangered species, like Snow Leopard, Tibetan wolf, Sambar, Leopard cat and Himalayan Bear, makes it the most wonderful zoo of northern India. There is a wealth of rare and exotic creatures to see including Kalij Pheasant, Lady Amherst Pheasant, Ringed Parakeet, Golden Pheasant and Red Jungle fowl.