As soon as we talk about animals, naturally every once mind starts to think about “ZOO”/ “ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN”/ ”ZOOLOGICAL PARK”. ZOO is a place where animals are enclosed to display it to the public. Surely it will be a entertaining place for the public. It was opened on 6th October 1963.
ZOO/ NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK AT HYDERABAD OLD CITY:
We all know quit famous city Hyderabad Old City has a Zoo which is named as “NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK”. ZOO is constructed in the area of 300 acres of land. It consists of 1500 species of birds, reptiles and animals.
POPULAR ANIMALS AT ZOO/ NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK:
Some of the animals are: Bengal Tiger, Giraffes, Black Bears, Lions, Rhino, Crocodile, Black Panther, White Tiger, Moneys, Zebra, Deer and many other.
Even in birds we can see large collections like: Parrot, Coco, swan, duck, etc.. In each bird we can see different species.
Next coming to snakes, a separate house is available for it. Many kind of species like Cobra, Panther, Viper and tree snakes several others…
Even a small aquarium is present where you can see nearly 50 varieties of fishes.
SAFARI PARK AT NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK:
Safari Park will be the one of the attractive and interesting part in the zoo. We can say that it is a small forest area which is build for animals. People are sent into this park in a special van where all the animals like tiger, lion, monkeys are set freely with out any cage.
Tickets for Safari Rides are:
- For Children: Rs.5/-
- For Adults: Rs. 15/-
PLAY AREA FOR KIDS AT NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK:
Small area is present for the children to have fun. It consists of swing, see-saw, slide and many others
Train ride and elephant ride are also on of the special attraction for kids:
Ticket for Elephant and Train rides are:
- For children: Rs.2/-
- For Adults: Rs.10/-
NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK HYDERABAD ADDRESS:
Zoo is located at a area called as Bahadurpur. It is 16km away from the Hyderabad Old City.
NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK TIMINGS:
Timings of Nehru zoological park are:
- April to June- 8.00 a.m to 5.30 p.m
- July to March- 8.30 a.m to 5.00 p..m
On Monday, Zoo will remain closed.
NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK ENTRANCE TICKET COST/ PRICE/ RATE:
Entrance ticket for Zoo will be:
- For Children: Rs. 5/-
- For Adults: Rs.10/-
BUS ROUTES TO REACH NEHRU ZOOLOGICAL PARK:
- From Secunderabad Railway Station:
1Z, 7Z and 8Z.
- From Nampally Railway Station:
Reach Afzalgunj in Bus Route Nos 8M, 8R, 8U, 9, 9D, 9F, 9K, 9L, 9M, 9N, 9Q, 9R, 9X, 9Y/F, 65M and 65S.
From Afzalgunj board bus route Nos is 7Z, 8Z, 94, 94K, 94R, 94U, 95A, 95L, 95M, 95P and 95R.
- From Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station:
1Z, 2Z 7Z, 94, 94K, 94R, 94U, 95A, 95L, 95M, 95P and 95R.
- From Jubilee Bus Station:
Reach Afzalgunj in Bus Route No. 8R.
From Afzalgunj bus route no .is 1Z, 7Z and 8Z.