Spread over an area of 432 acre and located inside the Hengrabari Reserve Forest, the Guwahati Zoo is unarguably the largest zoo of its type in Eastern India.
It was established in the year 1958 and has in excess of 895 species of animals, reptiles, mammals, and marine life. Some of the special animals found here include the Nilgai, Pigmy Hog, Four Horned Antelope, Brew Antlered Deer, and much more.
Bird enthusiasts should check out the aviary section whereas those who prefer understanding more about reptiles should visit the Snake House. The zoo also contains a botanical garden covering an area of 82 hectares.Places nearby:
Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati: The Temple of the Goddess of Desire 7 km / 4 mi
Shillong Peak: Offering Panoramic Views Of The Himalayas And Bangladesh Plains 67 km / 42 mi
Elephant Falls: Largest waterfall in Shillong 69 km / 43 mi
Kaziranga National Park: Rhinos and More 70 km / 43 mi
Lalbagh Fort: The cursed and haunted fort of the Mughal era 306 km / 190 mi