The National Zoological Park
Delhi • India

From: India Travel GuideDelhi Travel Guide

See also: Humayun's TombAsola Wildlife Sanctuary

National Zoological Park, Delhi, India
The National Zoological Park was founded in 1959 and is based in around 214 acres of land which is quite simply filled with many species of flora and flora from all around the world.

Included within the park are around 2000 species of animals such as Chimpanzee's, Zebra's, Hippopotamus, Giraffes, Emu's, Peacock's and snakes. All of the animals have their own environment to live in which is as natural as possible for them.

There are winding paths to walk along that lead you around the vast complex of enclosures or alternatively you can board one one the open topped vans that are often available to drive you around the zoo for a small fee.

There are several locations within the park where you can stop for a picnic and enjoy the wonderful scenery that makes up this unique zoo. The park also contains a library with plenty of information about many of the species of animals and plants that you will find within the Zoo and other general information.

Attraction Location Guide
The National Zoological Park is situated between Old Fort and Humayun's Tomb within New Delhi.