Delhi Zoo, also known as the National Zoological Park of Delhi is one of the popular Tourist Destinations in New Delhi. Located adjacent to the Purana Qila, Delhi Zoo was built in 1957. Covering around 240 acres of area, Delhi Zoo is the one such place where you can spot a variety of animals and birds. Though an artificial habitat, Delhi Zoo has made sufficient arrangements for the survival of animals. Come visit the fascinating Delhi Zoo with TravelMaxx.
Rhinoceros, Black Buck, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, White Tiger, Rewa, Indian Gazelle, Zebra, Chimpanzee, Grey Kangaroos, Spider Monkey, Jaguars and African Antelopes are to name a few animals that you can watch out at the Delhi Zoo. Delhi Zoo is also a home to various migratory creatures like Fallow Deer, Peafowl, Emu, Macaque, Banteng, Hog Deer and so on. In the zoo you will see more than 200 varieties of trees and don't be surprised to see some creatures on them too.
The best way to explore Delhi Zoo is by foot but you can also avail the service of the battery operated vehicles on nominal charges. If you are thinking who will guide you on your tour to Delhi Zoo then worry no more. You will see plenty of arrow signs in the zoo guiding for various directions. Visitors should note that no eatables are allowed inside the Delhi Zoo. All you can carry is the drinking water with you. Delhi Zoo also comprises of a library that keeps all the information on the animals, birds, plants and replies that are found in India. The Animal Zoo in New Delhi is an ideal picnic spot.
9:00 am - 7:00 pm in the evening in the summers
9:30am - 5:30 pm in the evening in the winters.
Best Time To Visit: The best time to visit Delhi Zoo is in winters, as animals prefer resting in their hideouts during hot summers.