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      GANGTOK ZOO

      In Sikkim, the Himalayan Zoological Park is a must-see for wildlife enthusiasts. The park was created in order to protect wildlife by not bothering them and allowing them to remain in their natural habitat. Himalayan Zoological Park is located at Bulbuley, 3 kilometres from Gangtok. The Zoological Park, which is located at an elevation of 1,780 metres, also offers a spectacular view of Mt. Khangchendzonga. This park covers a total area of 205 hectares and is located in a rugged landscape. The Park is home to a wide range of Himalayan wildlife species. Himalayan Monal Pheasant, Himalayan Red Panda, Snow Leopard Cat, Goral, Himalayan Palm Civet, Himalayan Black Bear, and Crimson-Horned Pheasant are only a few of the Himalayan species.

      Why should I visit this? there?

      The Himalayan Zoological Park in Sikkim is your best bet if you’re a wildlife fan but don’t have the time to explore the state’s diverse fauna. The zoo in Gangtok, which covers a large 205 hectares of land, is packed with a broad range of animals that is typically difficult to spot in the wild. The fact that the zoo officials allow these creatures to remain in a semi-natural habitat despite being built at elevations varying from 6500 feet to 8000 feet is worth recognising. The Forests, Environment & Wildlife Management Department of the Government of Sikkim looks after the zoo.

      The zoo houses a diverse collection of animals, including several endangered species. Some of the creatures at the zoo include Himalayan Black Bears, Clouded Leopards, Common Leopards, Leopard Cats, Tibetan Wolves, Himalayan Palm Civets, Large Indian Civets, Gorals, Barking Deer, Serow, Himalayan Tahr, Yaks, and Porcupines. Other birds seen at the zoo include the Satyr Tragopan, Golden Pheasant, Lady Amherst Pheasant, Kalij, and Silver Pheasant.

      When should I visit?

      Except on Thursdays, the zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. At the entry, there is a little cost. The months of February to May and mid-September to December are the finest times to visit

      How should I visit?

      The zoo is around 6 kilometres from Gangtok city and is within walking distance of Ganesh Tok, a renowned vantage point in the city. To reach here, take a cab or a leisurely walk from town.

      Tips for smooth travel

      Animals’ privacy should be respected. Make no attempt to feed the animals. Talking or laughing too loudly will annoy the animals. Avoid trash and stick to the approved visiting trails.

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