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Dehradun Zoo

Experience the natural beauty and wildlife thrill at Dehradun Zoo, formerly the Malsi Deer Park. It is another popular attraction in Dehradun. It is located on the Dehradun - Mussoorie road and is easily accessible by car, scooter, or bus. The deer park Dehradun is a zoological garden where many people visit and spot deer. In addition, the rich wildlife and the landscape's natural beauty make it a haven for photographers and explorers. This Zoo in Dehradun connects natural bliss with wildlife thrill. You can spot various kinds of animals in the Zoo. But, Dehradun Zoo snakes and fishes are significant attractions of your trip.

Wildlife at Dehradun Zoo

As the name suggests, Dehradun Zoo or Malsi Deer Park mainly focuses on preserving deer, but you also get to see nilgais, tigers, peacocks, and rabbits, to name a few. These are some of the famous animals in Dehradun Zoo that grab your attention quickly. So people who want to go for an outing or visit a serene place during their trip to Dehradun can visit Dehradun Zoo. Make sure you have your camera charged on your visit.

There's an aviary at Dehradun Zoo, home to colorful birds like parrots, peacocks, parakeets, owls, and macaws. If you are traveling with kids, the Zoo has a place for kids and benches, trails, a canteen, parking space, and restrooms.

Fish Aquarium at Dehradun Zoo

Recently, the Dehradun Zoo aquarium has been opened inside the Zoo that houses various fish species. Silver Shark fish, Oscar fish, Jaguar fish, Texas Cichlid, Pufferfish, and Dollar fish are some names. You can spot different kinds of fish and get some insightful experience by knowing about them.

  • The entry fee for the Fish Aquarium is INR 50 per person.

Things You Should Know Before Visiting Dehradun Zoo, Uttarakhand

  • Location: Diversion, Mussoorie Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248009
  • Dehradun Zoo Timings: Visitors can visit Dehradun Zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also, you must note that the Zoo is closed every Monday. So, you should plan your trip accordingly.
  • Entry Fee of Dehradun Zoo: The entry into the Zoo is paid and costs INR 20 for adults and INR 10 for kids.

Note: During summers, i.e., March to October, the Zoo opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. In winter, i.e., November to February, the timings change to 9 am to 5 pm.

Best Time to Visit Dehradun Zoo

The best time to visit Dehradun Zoo or Malsi Deer Park Dehradun is April and September. This is because the weather here during summers and monsoons is delightful. So people enjoy their time while exploring the entire Zoo. And you will see a lot of people visiting here throughout these months.

How to Reach Dehradun Zoo

Dehradun Zoo (Malsi Deer Park) is around 10 km from Dehradun city and falls on the Dehradun - Mussoorie Road. It takes about 20-25 minutes via bus to reach here from Dehradun ISBT. You can also take a bus from Jolly Grant and Dehradun Railway Station. Cabs, taxis, and sharing autos are also other options you can opt for.

For additional information, contact our tour experts. You can browse our extensive list of Dehradun holiday packages. And pick up the well-suited one for you. You can also customize your entire journey per your desire and travel preferences.




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