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Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai

·  Summer: (22°C-42°C) Extremely hot
·  Winter: (18°C-32°C) Warm and pleasant
·  Monsoon: June-November. Mild to heavy rainfall

Best time to visit:  November-February

Opening Time: 09:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 05:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Tuesday

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 10
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  INR 25
Video Camera:  N/A
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 10
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  INR 25
Video Camera:  N/A
A part of the Vandalur Reserve Forest, this famous zoo is home to extremely diverse wildlife, consisting of Bengal tigers, white tigers, crocodiles, tortoises, lions, elephants, llamas, blackbuck, lion-tailed macaque, jackal, giraffe, brown bear and many more. The park is home to flightless birds like emu and cassowary and numerous indigenous and migratory birds.

Aquariums, primate house, butterfly house, amphibian house, reptile house, Prehistoric Animal Park and many other sections of the park entertain the visitors. Lion safari, elephant ride, Otteri Lake bird watching, zoo exploration in battery-operated vehicles and strolling on walkthrough aviaries are the exciting activities. The park also house restaurant, canteen, milk parlour and other amenities.
Smoking, alcohol and plastic materials are completely banned. Don’t feed animals and maintain peace.

Road: Main entrance is located on National Highway 45 and is conveniently accessible by taxis, buses and two-wheelers.

Railway: Vandalur Railway Station (about 7 km. away).

Airway: Chennai International Airport (about 20 km.).