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National Zoological Park in New Delhi

·  Summer:25 to 47° C (Very Hot)
·  Winter: 1 to 25° C (Very Chilled)
   Monsoon: July to September

Best time to visit:  February to April, August to November

Opening Time: 08:30 a.m. (summers)& 09:30 a.m. (winters)
Closing Time: 05:30 p.m. (summers)& 04:30 p.m. (winters)
Weekly Holiday: Fridays

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 40, IN
Children:  free (heig
Cameras:  INR 50
Video Camera:  INR 200 (a
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 200
Children:  free (upto
Cameras:  INR 50
Video Camera:  INR 200 (a
Famous as ‘Chiriyaghar,’ the National Zoological Park is unfolded in about 176 acres. Home to more than 127 animal and bird species, a visit to this zoo helps encounter Chimpanzee, Spider Monkey, Zebras and Hippopotamus. The sight is colourful and variety of migratory birds like storks, ducks and peafowl are magnificent.
The National Zoological Park is home to endangered special and a conservation breeding centre for animals like Indian Rhino, Swamp Deer, Red Jungle Fowl, Royal Bengal Tiger and Brow Antlered etc. The most spectacular and unique scene offered by this zoological park is the Lion-Tailed Macaque, the elephant that plays harmonica, Indian Gazelle and Leopard cat.
The most interesting and fun-filled way to explore the zoo is by the battery operated vehicles availableat an affordable price. Visitors can also explore nearby attractions like India Gate, Mughal Garden, Badkhal Lake, Khan Market, ISKCON Temple, Shankar’s International Dolls Museum and many more.

Road: Both state transport and private buses are available to reach National Zoological Park on time.Many semi-deluxe and deluxe buses are also available from nearby cities. The road condition is extremely good.

Railway: Delhi Junction Railway Station (located about 11km.) is the nearest rail head to reach National Zoological Park. The station connects this museum to many major cities of the country like Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and many more.

Airway: Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi (located about 20 km.) is thenearest airport to reach the zoo. Delhi airport connects national and international cities to this zoo. Tourists can take a cab from the airport to reach the museum.