Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park

Jawaharlal Nehru Road
Gangtok, SK - 737103

Type: Zoos
03592 281 188
  • Sanjay Srivastava
    Sanjay Srivastava
  • Mohammed Tharik
    Mohammed Tharik
  • Sontosh Gurungg
    Sontosh Gurungg

The Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park, located near Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim in northeastern India, is a sprawling wildlife sanctuary and conservation area dedicated to preserving the rich biodiversity of the Himalayan region. Spanning approximately 230 hectares of rugged terrain, the park is renowned for its natural beauty, diverse flora and fauna, and conservation efforts.

Established in 1991, the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park is home to a wide variety of Himalayan wildlife, including endangered species such as the red panda, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, and Tibetan wolf. The park's spacious enclosures and naturalistic habitats provide a safe and conducive environment for the animals, allowing visitors to observe them in near-natural conditions.

In addition to its conservation efforts, the zoo also serves as an educational and research center, conducting studies on Himalayan wildlife and raising awareness about the importance of biodiversity conservation. Visitors to the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park can explore its network of walking trails, wildlife exhibits, and interpretive signage, offering insights into the unique ecosystems of the Himalayas and the challenges facing wildlife conservation in the region.

The park also offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and photographers. Whether embarking on a guided tour, participating in educational programs, or simply enjoying the serene beauty of the Himalayan landscape, a visit to the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park promises an enriching and memorable experience for visitors of all ages.

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