Manipur Zoological Garden visit will be through the hills and forests, where you meet some of the rarest and endangered species of animals and birds.
If you’re wondering what makes this zoo so special, let me tell you, it’s home to the world’s only dancing deer species – the Sangai! These beautiful creatures are so graceful that they’ll make you want to join them in a dance. The zoo also other captive animals like Slow Loris, Himalayan Bear, Python, Hoolock Gibbon, Flying Squirrel and Leopard Cat.
As you walk through the park, you’ll be surrounded by lush greenery and hills on all sides. It’s a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. And let’s not forget about the Nongin, the rare bird species, and 55 other bird species that keep the atmosphere chirpy and melodious. It’s like music to your ears, literally!
The zoo houses here, around 420 species of animals, including some rare and endangered ones. The Eld’s Deer, also called Thamin, is another highlight of the zoo. And the best part is, you can spot all these animals while enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
Now, when should you plan your visit? Well, the zoo remains closed on Mondays, so make sure you plan your visit accordingly. And if you want to enjoy the salubrious weather, the best time to visit is during winter (November to April). The zoo is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm during winters, and from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm during summers (April to September).