G B plant high altitude zoo

  • 4.3

    Location: 9FJ9+8F2, Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours.

    G B Plant high altitude zoo is one of the best zoos in Nainital. It’s situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand, and its established in 1984 and opened to publish in 1995. It’s situated on the Sher Ka Danda Hill at a height of 2100 meters 6,900 ft above sea level and this place is spread over 11 acres. This is the only high-altitude zoo in north India and over the years it has become a popular tourist attraction.


    G B Pant High Altitude Zoo photo

    This zoo is a beautiful place to spend your holidays. You can enjoy this place with your friends, family and your dearest one.

    Otherwise, this place is also so beautiful, and you can’t take off your eyes.  This place is also well decorated and well maintained. 

    In this place, there are so many animals, and you will also enjoy this place.

    In this place, there are so many nearby attractions, and these are:

    1. Nainital Lake.
    2. Tiffin Top.
    3. Snow Viewpoint.
    4. The Mall Road.
    5. Eco Cave Gardens.
    6. Nainital Ropeway.
    7. Naina Peak.


    Eagle in Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital-Uttarakhand.

    This zoo was established in 1984 and it was opened to visitors on 1 June 1995.

    The Nainital zoo was home to India’s only Siberian tiger from 2001 until its death in 2011 November and in 1997 the tiger, named Kunal was half of a pair of tigers brought from Darjeeling, and his older brother named Mahesh died in 2001

    Inside/Outside Views

    This zoo has several endangered species of animals in the Himalayas and animals like the Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolves, Royal, Leopard car, sambar, and Himalayan bear. It has also a vast collection of high-altitude birds like lady Amherst pheasant, kalij pheasant, rose-ringed parakeet, golden pheasant, and red junglefowl.
    This zoo has night shelters for the animals and curtains are put up in the bird enclosures in the winter months.

    Opening Hours

    Every day open at 10.00 am to 4.30 pm is the visiting time of this place.
    Closed – Thursday 

    Entry & Others Fees

    Entry fees of this place are:

    • Rs.50/- for adults (13-60 years).
    • Rs.20/- for children (5-12 years

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport from this place is Pantnagar airport. you can easily reach there by air.

    By rail:  Kathgodam railway station is the nearby railway station from this place.

    By road: You can easily reach there by road. You can take a bus or hire a car to reach this place so easily.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry your necessary things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe to visit this place

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place and the charges of this photography are:

    • Camera fee- Rs.25/-
    • Professional video camera fee-Rs.200/-

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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