Jaipur Zoo, Jaipur

Jaipur Zoo | One of the best places to visit in Jaipur

LocationMuseum Rd, Kailash Puri, Ramniwas Bagh, Jaipur, Jaipur (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsOpen from 08:30 am to 05:30 pm, during winter 09:00 am to 05:00 pm(Tuesday close) all days in week, Entry fee for Indian Rs 15, for foreigner Rs 150.
Place TypeZoo, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Parants
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April, May, June
Nearest MetroSindhi Camp Metro Station (2 KM) Chandpole Metro Station (2 KM)

About Jaipur Zoo

Located near Ram Niwas Udyan in Jaipur, the Zoological Garden was built by Raja Sawai Pratap in 1868. This zoo is one of the popular tourist places in Jaipur, which is home to more than 70 species of animals, birds and reptiles.

The zoo, opened in 1877, is divided into two parts: one for mammals and the other for birds and reptiles. The main objective of the zoo is to complement the national effort in the conservation of wildlife.

Architecture of Jaipur Zoo

The zoo is spread over a total area of 35 acres. Apart from being the largest zoo, it claims to be one of the finest sanctuaries in the state. The Zoological Park is also the country's fourth largest gharial (an endangered crocodile species) breeding area.

Interesting facts about Jaipur Zoo

  1. A zoo is a facility where animals, birds and other species are kept.
  2. On the basis of animal families living within the zoological park, the park is divided into two parts.
  3. An ideal zoo complex has a green campus.
  4. Presently, the only sustainable breeding program is alligator breeding. Each animal is provided with a enclosure according to its natural habitat and behaviour.
  5. By 2018, the government has decided to build bigger cages here. This park, run by the state government of Rajasthan, is one of the famous places for picnic trips in schools.

How to reach Jaipur Zoo

By road:- The distance from Jaipur city center to the Jaipur Zoo is about 3.7 km. Visitors can catch local rickshaw and cab service or bus to reach the zoo.

By air:- if you are traveling by air the nearest airport is Jaipur Airport which is 10.2 km and can take up to 30 minutes if you use local transportation service including rickshaw and bus service.

By Rail:- The nearest railway station from Jaipur Zoo, Jaipur Junction railway station is around 5 km. There is a rickshaw service available near the station that will drop the visitors directly at the Zoo and local bus service from the station is also available for travellers.

Nearby famous places

  • Ram Niwas Udyan 150 meters away
  • Albert Hall 200 meters away
  • City Palace 2.2 km away
  • Jaigarh Fort 7.9 km away
  • Nahargarh Fort 8 km away
  • Amer Fort 10 KM away
  • Nahargarh Biological Park 14 km away
  • Hawa Mahal1.9 km away

Jaipur Zoo FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Museum Rd, Kailash Puri, Ramniwas Bagh, Jaipur, Jaipur.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Jaipur Zoo: Open from 08:30 am to 05:30 pm, during winter 09:00 am to 05:00 pm(Tuesday close) all days in week, Entry fee for Indian Rs 15, for foreigner Rs 150..

𝒜. You should visit Jaipur Zoo during January, February, March, April, May, June months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.