Chhatbir Zoo, Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, is a popular wildlife park in Zirakpur, near Chandigarh, India. Spread over 202 acres. The zoo is home to over 100 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles from India and worldwide. Visitors can see animals such as lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and many more in their natural habitats. The zoo also features a butterfly park, a nocturnal house, and a reptile house.
The park is a favourite spot for families and nature lovers, offering a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most fascinating creatures. The zoo is also involved in conservation efforts and conducts breeding programs for endangered species. Chhatbir Zoo is a must-visit destination for anyone travelling to Chandigarh.
Location: Located in Zirakpur, near Chandigarh, India.
Entry Fee: Adults: Rs. 100.00 Children (3-12 years): Rs. 50.00.
Timing: Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, closed on Mondays.
Best Time to Visit: October to March, during winter