Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located in Visakhapatnam surrounded by the Kambalakonda Reserve forest. The zoo is around 10-kilometer distance from Vizag railway station, can be reached by auto or taxi. Buses are also operated by the APSRTC and the Tourist Department from RTC Complex to Indira Gandhi Zoological Park. For the comfort of the visitors, we have provided some details booking arrangement for your accommodation. The zoo named after the former Pri Minister Of India, Indira Gandhi. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is the largest zoo in Visakhapatnam and the third largest zoological park in India. The zoo was opened to the public in the year 19 May 1977.The zoo is spread over an area of 625 acres in between the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary of Eastern Ghats.
Things to See In Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park opens through out the year except it closes on every Monday. The park opens for visitors from 9 am to 5 pm as per Indian Standard Time. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is the home of around eight hundred animals of eighty species including birds and mammals. The zoo receives around 5 lacs visitors per annum . There are different rates applied to visit the zoo. For an adult, the admission charges are Rs.10/- , for children it is Rs. 5/- and for entry of car with 5 people the admission charge is Rs.200/- per vehicle. If you are taking video camera Rs.75/- is charged and for still camera Rs. 10/- is charged.
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is the reservoir of various kinds of mammals, reptiles, and birds. In the mamal section, you will find various kinds common langur, Sacred Baboons, Olive Baboons , Mandrills and Rhesus Monkeys. In the carnival section, one can see Panthers, Jaguar, Puma , White tiger , Royal Bengal Tiger and Asiatic Lions. In the less carnival section, one can see Wolves, Wild dogs, Jackels, Hyenas, Indian Black Bear and Himalayan Sloth Bear. Let us watch an awesome video.
In the Herbivores sections of the zoo, you will find barking deer, elephant, sambar, wild boar, nilgai, swamp deer, spotted deer, hippopotamus, and giraffe. In the reptile sections, you will find three types of Indian crocodiles, pythons, turtles , tortoises, water lizards, terrapins and varieties of Indian Snakes. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is the home of different varieties of birds like Rosy Pelicans, Painted Storks, Peacocks, Ducks, Grey Pelicans, Pied Horn Bills, Painted Storks, Peafowl, Partridges, Glaucogularis Macaw . To make Indira Gandhi Zoological Park neat and clean dustbins are places in equal interval of distance . Walk aviary is also made to look the animals from the closer view. In other words, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is the perfect place to spend time with your family if you are planning for a good holiday. For more details about this park please contact
- Indira Gandhi Zoological Park,
- Zoo Inner Road,
- Yendada Kambalkonda Eco Tourism Park,
- Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
- Ph- : 09440810160