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Experience The Wonderful Wildlife at Nehru Zoological Park


Nehru Zoological Park is a place where you can experience the beauty of wildlife and nature. A beautiful amalgamation of nature and wildlife which could be only possible to see in the jungle can now be possible in Hyderabad city. This Nehru Zoological Park is located in Hyderabad city, in the state of Telangana, India. Telangana state is present in the southern region of India. Hyderabad is famous for primarily two things one is the Charminar and another is this Nehru Zoological Park. There is no specific season to see wildlife, similarly, the Park is open in all seasons for tourists.

It is one of the most maintained zoo parks of India and Asia. Tourists from all over the country and abroad visit this park, as it houses more than 1500 animals which is a huge number in itself. Even the arrangement in the zoo by the government is also top-notch. Tourist who wants to spend their entire day as a picnic in this park is always welcome. The facilities and arrangement are very seamless and tourist doesn’t feel any sort of issues during their tour in the park. This Nehru Zoological Park is not a National Park but this zoo will definitely give a sense of National Park because of its size, the number of several species and due to its touring facilities.

About The Nehru Zoological Park

It is one of the most iconic and largest zoo parks in India where every tourist likes to visit. The park is in direct control of the government, no third party or private organisation are involved in it. Here the zoo is spread over an area of 380 acres which houses more than 100 types of species and over 1500 plus animals. According to the records, there are numerous varieties of bird, reptiles, mammals, etc. Once you enter the park you will be guided through the information presented on notice board that which animals and species are located on which specific area of the park.

The entry section of Nehru Zoological Park

As soon as you enter the park you will be guided to the ticket counter. Through the ticket counter, you can collect your ticket, the charges are very nominal so that everyone can afford it. The management of the park has paid special attention to every citizen, there are battery operated vehicles for every citizen and especially for senior citizen. In one battery-operated vehicle, six to seven peoples are fitted. This way more tourists are provided with this facility, another reason for running these special vehicles is the vast area of the zoo. The total area of the park is around 380 acres which is huge and it is not possible for a tourist to travel such a distance. Here are some necessary details regarding the pricing and timing:

Entry Fees: Rs. 500 for Video, Rs. 50 for Adults, Rs. 30 for Child, Rs. 100 for Camera.

Battery Powered Vehicle Fees: Rs. 40 for Child & Rs. 60 for Adults.

Safari Fees: Rs. 30 for Children & Rs. 50 for Adults.

Toy Train Fees: Rs. 20 for Adults & Rs. 10 for Children.

Fish Aquarium Fees: Rs. 10 for both Adults & Children.

Zoo Guest House Fees: Rs. 500 for one family of 10 members from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Timings: From Morning 8 AM to 5 PM (Closed on Public Holidays and on Mondays).

Sightseeing at the zoo park

Basically, this zoo has some key aspects that give the tourists an unmatchable experience. The first thing is the number of animals and their different species. There are lots of species of animals which you might have not heard of. Another thing is the openness of the park, the entire park is made in such a way that you will feel you are inside the forest. Animals which are less dangerous are kept open place like Deer, Giraffe, etc. However, animals like Bison, Tiger, Lion are kept in a different section of the zoo where only safari busses are allowed. There are different sections where these animals are kept according to their nature and for security reasons.

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Things You Should Not Miss At Nehru Zoological Park

Nehru Zoological Park is packed with lots of attractions. You need a one full day to see the complete park. Therefore, here are some important points or stops where you should definitely take a halt and see the wildlife over there:

Lion & Tiger Safari

Tiger approaching towards safari bus

This is one of the most famous rides of zoological Park. You just need to buy your ticket and get ready to watch the most excited as well as the dangerous part of this park. The safari bus runs at a regular interval for the tourist. The safari brings you a feeling of life and environment of the jungle. Once you sat inside the safari bus, the bus takes you through the cage of Lion, Tiger, Bison, Bears, etc. The safari will stop near the cage so that you can see the animals properly.

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Toy Train Ride

Tourist enjoying at toy train

The toy train is another popular spot for visitors. There are very nominal rates for the toy train and it will take you to a tour of the entire park. There is only one difference between the Safari and the toy train. The toy train never stops at any location, the train takes you to every location at a very slow speed so that you can enjoy the wildlife within the course of 30 minutes.

Bird Sanctuary

Bird Sanctuary is a place where you will see different species of birds. The entire place is sort of a huge cage, where you can spot your favourite birds and water species like ducks, flamingo, etc. Most of the time children like to visit the bird sanctuary as they love to see and explore small and beautiful birds. If you are a photographer then a bird sanctuary is the best place to test your photography skills.

Jurassic Park Theme

Don’t worry you will not encounter the original dinosaurs in this section. In this Jurassic Park theme, one can see various dummy versions of dinosaurs. Some of the famous species of dinosaurs which you can see here are the Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus, etc. Even information on these dinosaurs is also supplied to visitors.

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Visiting Nehru Zoological Park is a once in a lifetime experience which you should not miss. You will be going to witness something which is extra-ordinary but real. A very rich diversity of flora and fauna with lots of knowledgeable information. The park is also loaded with some great helpful features like the entire zone is plastic-free, good parking options, security, lost & found item facility, etc. So do visit this zoological park as it is a great package tour filled with lots of surprises as well as with a thrilling experience.

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