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Nehru Zoological Park Hyderabad

Nehru Zoological Park in HyderabadThe Nehru Zoological Park, commonly known as the Hyderabad Zoo is located near Mir Alam Tank. It was established in 1959 and was opened for public on 6th October 1963. 

It is named after the late prime minister of our country, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and is regulated by the forest department of the Andhra Pradesh Government.

About Hyderabad Zoo

The zoo covers an area of over 380 acres and serves as an exotic destination for all sort of excursions attracting large number of wild life lovers from all over the world. The zoo incorporates state of the art facilities such as modern display enclosures and natural habitat for animals to name a few. 

It boasts of being a pioneer in successful breeding of various animals and birds like Indian Rhino, Tiger, Orangutan and Python etc. saving them from extinction and providing them with a home along with other exotic and endangered species. Presently, the zoo has more than 250 species of animals, birds and reptiles.

Miralam Tank Lake

The Miralam Tank Lake is the home of various native and migratory birds because of its unique arched bund. It is approximately two hundred years old and attracts hundreds of migratory birds every year. 

The zoo provides the visitors with a chance to capture the mesmerizing beauty of the landscape through a boat ride.

Inhabitants of Nehru Zoological Park

List of Carnivores in Hyderabad Zoo

The zoo also has Asiatic and African lions, panthers, jaguars and pumas hailing from North and South America who captivate the visitors by their looks and physical abilities.

You can also get a look of the endangered Indian wolves at the park along with their other canine family of jackals, foxes and hyenas. Other carnivores residing in the Nehru Zoological Park are listed below, Himalayan Black Bear, Malayan Black Bear, Small Indian Civet, Clawed Otter, Mongoose, Sloth Bear

List of Herbivores in Hyderabad Zoo

The zoo has a large number of herbivores ranging from Majestic Indian Elephants to spectacular Indian wild asses. There are many Herbivores residing in the Nehru Zoological Park

Charges in Hyderabad Zoo

Weekday Charges
 50 per Adult
 30 per Child (3 to 10 yrs)
 100 for Still Camera
 500 for Video Camera

Weekend & Holidays Charges
 60 per Adult
 40 per Child (3 to 10 yrs)
 100 for Still Camera
 500 for Video Camera

Toy Train Charges
 20 per Adult
 10 per Child (below 10 yrs)

Lion & Tiger Safari Fee
 50 per Adult
 30 per Child (below 10 yrs)

Buggy / Batter Operated Vehicle Fee
 60 per Adult
 40 per Child (below 10 yrs)

Fish Aquarium
 10 Adult or Child)

Nocturnal Animal House Fee
 20 per Adult
 10 per Child (below 10 yrs)

Film Shooting Fee
 8500 per Day Entry Fee for film shootings
 1500 for Generator trucks for film shooting
 1000 for Car / Jeep
Zoo Guest House Accomodation Fee
 500 for a family of 10 members
Occupancy from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.

Timings of the Zoo

April to June: 8: 30 AM to 5: 30 PM
July to March: 8: 30 AM to 5: 00 PM
Closed on: Monday

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