Himalayan Zoological Park
Bulbulay, National Highway 310, Gangtok, Sikkim 737103
Himalayan Zoological Park is certainly a place for wildlife lovers in Sikkim. The Park has been natural habitat. Located in Bulbuley, Himalayan Zoological Park is at a distance of 3 km from Gangtok. At an altitude of 1,780 mtrs, the Zoological Park also tenders a splendid view of Mt. Khangchendzonga. This Park sprawls in an area of 205 hectares in the mountainous terrain. The Park houses a variety of fauna species found in the Himalayas. Some of them are Himalayan Monal Pheasant, Himalayan Red Panda, Snow Leopard Cat, Goral, Himalayan Palm Civet, Himalayan Black Bear and Crimson – Horned Pheasant.
Himalayan Zoological Park is the first Zoological park of Sikkim. The Park accomplishes the perception of modern zoo, where the animals are kept in replicated natural conditions. The best time to visit the area is during mid- February to May and Mid-September to December. The Park is maintained by the Forests, Environment & Wildlife Management Department, Government of Sikkim.
Source : sikkimstdc.com
Visiting hours : 09.00AM to 04.00PM, closed on Thursday
Entry fee : Rs.25/- for Indians and Rs.50/-for foreign tourists