Hey all,planning to visit TRIVANDRUM ZOO (kerela ,India),then here is a compleate guide for what you can see and do in trivandrum zoo and i am sherin and i have been to this place for a hundred times and the last the visit was few days ago! So if you wanna watch my travel video then check this out .
The zoo contains around 55 acres of woodland,lakes and lawns .
The Travencore ruler ,SWATHI THIRUNAL RAMA VARMA had a huge collections of animals including lion ,cheetah,deer etc in his horse breeding centre,he give his collection to his brother UTHRADAM THIRUNAL MARTHANDA VARMA, he along withbritish resident general CULLEN opened museum for the public in 1857.
But they understood that museum along couldn’t attract much public so they made a seperate zoo and opened it in 1859
At first the animals was all caged ,later they understood the need for protection of animals and thier natural habitat and lead to the current naturilistic way.
Opening time: 9am
Closing time: 5pm
MONDAY IS A HOLIDAY
Ticket rate : Rs 20per adult
Special packages are avaliable for family and group with less than 35 members,seprate money should be paid for camera.
If you don’t want to walk ,bungee is available.
Nearest airport : trivandrum international airport
Nearest railway station: trivandrum central railway station
Bus ,taxi or uber ,auto is easily available to this place and its in the heart of the city.
The place is full of trees and greenary and gives you a good vibe.
There is a good amount of creative statues.
It the best place to get blend to the beauty of nature
The place refreshes both your body and soul.
Trivandrum zoo contains both endemic and other animals.
It contains mainly lion tailed macaque,nilgiri langer,indian rhinocerous,asiaticlion,royal bengal tiger,white tiger,leopard,asian elephants,giraffes,hippos, zebras,cape buffallos and list goes on.
There is a huge variety of birds like ostrich,scarletmacaw,green wingedmacaw,indianpeafowl,whitespoonbill,greater flamingo,king vulture,emu,rhea and lot more.
There is a seperate part called reptile house which contains a wide variety of snakes and turtles.
The reptile house is made in such a way to stimulate the effect of real creapy dark forest.
Thisis the most recently made renovation in the trivandrum zoo,a place witha bridge completely meant for butterflies and is soo beautiful and provides ys with positive energy.
They have done thier level best for making different habbitats which are suitable for different animals .
If you are very poor in recognizing birds and animals ,then there boards which gives detailed information of each and every animals,bird and reptile.
And there is no need for you to carry snacks because there is a small shop inside which sells tea ,coffee and snacks ,there is also paid toilet for both Male and female.
Trivandrum zoo is the best place for a one day trip and you can just walk around in nature for whole day long and see around 82 species of animals ,birds and reptiles .The ticket rates are negligible and the place gives positive energy to both your body and mind,the only thing to keep in mind is MONDAY IS A HOLIDAY for zoo.
SO WHAT’S YOUR PLAN,ARE YOU GONNA VISIT THE ZOO???