Nainital Zoo

Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo (Nainital Zoo) is the only Zoo in Nainital city in the newly born state of Uttarakhand. Nainital Zoo Uttarakhand is one of the 5 top places to visit in Nainital, situated in the hills of Sher ka Danda at About 2Km from Tallital Bus station at an elevation of 2100 metre above mean sea level and connected by motorable road, where the Mountain quail was last seen in 1876.

Visit to Nainital Zoo, one of the prominent things to do in Nainital amoung tourists and sought after adventure activities in Nainital tourism. Nainital Zoo was set up in 1984 and is spread over a region of 11 sections of land. It is arranged on the Sher Ka Danda slope at a height of 2,100 m (6,900 feet) and is the main zoo in Uttarakhand.

The Zoo was opened to visitors on 1st June 1995 and is managed by "The Bharat Ratna Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo Management Society Nainital" from 1st March 2002.Bharat Ratna Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Nainital Zoo was established with the objective to conserve and protect the wild life and biodiversity of the hill region of Uttarakhand.

Nainital marks a specific and important place in the international tourism map. This is a favorite visiting place for tourist, student and children. It has established its identity in the field of education, research and as a tourist spot. Nainital zoo is kept completely polythene free according to the demand of present time. At a separation of 1.5 km from Tallital Bus Stand, G.B. Gasp High Altitude Zoo is a high height zoo arranged in Nainital. It is one of the well known Nainital vacationer puts and is one of the three High Altitude Zoo Parks in North India, aside from those in Darjeeling and Sikkim.