Hyderabad Zoo is a popular tourist spot located at a distance of 16 km from Hyderabad. It is one of the large and oldest zoo in the country.
It is situated near the historically important Mir Alam Tank, which is 200 year old and is the first multi-arch masonry dam in the world. .
In the zoo, Tiger & Lion Safari- Safaris are the main attraction . One can choose from Bison Safari, Lion Safari, Tiger Safari and Bear Safari. The ticket price for safaris is Rs.50 for adults and Rs.30 for children 3 to 10 years of age.
Toy Train- The toy train is Zoo park’s another significant part of a visit to the Hyderabad zoo. It is especially popular among kids. The fee for train ride is Rs.10 for children 3 to 10 years of age. For adults the fee is Rs.20 per person. Also during non-peak time the train would not move until it is full. It might take 30 mins or even more.
Bicycle Rides- Another fun activity to do at the Zoo Park in Hyderabad is to go for a ride on bicycle. Bicycles are available at the park for a minimal rent of Rs.20 per hour.
Boating- One can also enjoy boating at the Mir Alam Lake. For the adventurers, there is also speed boating.
Other attractions in the zoo are Children’s Park, Nocturnal House, Jurassic Park. Butterfly Park, Aquarium and a Museum.