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High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

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Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
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Situated 2,100 m (6,900 ft) above sea level, High Altitude Zoo hosts several endangered Himalayan species. Thanks to the high-altitude location, these animals have a chance to thrive while also providing the opportunity for research and rehabilitation. Observe animals like the Royal Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolf, leopard cat, and Himalayan bear at this attraction, and remember to look up, to spot the variety of high-altitude birds, such as the Lady Amherst pheasant and rose ringed parakeet. Although you can access the zoo by road, expect to do a little uphill trekking when visiting. Consider adopting one of the animals to help cover their rehabilitation costs. By using our Nainital trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to High Altitude Zoo and other attractions in Nainital.
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  • Okish zoo, not that great apart from being a high altitude zoo, which means you have to hike within the zoo too. Seeing the red panda was a happy site. Also, you can see the city from the top... 
    Okish zoo, not that great apart from being a high altitude zoo, which means you have to hike within the zoo too. Seeing the red panda was a happy site. Also, you can see the city from the top...  more »
  • I was super excited to visit this place. However this requires a lot of climbing on really steep slopes. And unfortunately after so much of hard work you may or may not be able to see the animals. I.....  more
    I was super excited to visit this place. However this requires a lot of climbing on really steep slopes. And unfortunately after so much of hard work you may or may not be able to see the animals. I.....  more »
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  • Amazing place - definitely one of the rare zoo where all animals were extremely healthy with a shiny coat of fur! You can actually see tigers, leopards, bear, wolves up close. Glad I skipped Corbett cause this was better, easier with kids and far cheaper. Only reason for 4 stars is that the zoo is on an incline. There is a lot of uphill climbing and for senior citizens and even not so fit adults, it's quite tiring. But probably the best experience in Nainital - rest is all very commercial and similar to other hill stations.
  • It's a high altitude zoo. Strategically located. Very neat and clean. Refreshing breeze all the time. Animals collection is good, specially the Bengal tigers and Birds. Awesome place for a family getaway. Kids will love the place.

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