Kanpur Zoological Park Overview

Also known as the Allen Forest Zoo, this 76.56-hectare zoo in Kanpur is the largest in all Northern India. Created in a natural forest, this zoo keeps its animals in open or moated enclosures, giving them enough space for expressing their innate biological and physical expressions.

The attractions inside the zoo include a diversified botanical garden, a large lake, aviary featuring colorful avifauna, a night house, aquarium, life-size dinosaur sculptures, and a toy train. Among mammals, the zoo has leopard, hyena, black bear, grizzly bear, sloth, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, monkeys, langur, baboons, musk deer, zebra, and antelope. There are also a host of chimpanzees and orangutans here. Beside that, the reptiles at the zoo include the Indian Gharial and Comodo Dragon.

Hastings Ave, Azad Nagar, Nawabganj, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208002.

The park remains closed on Monday. On other days of the week, from Tuesday to Sunday - from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.

-For Indian adults- 30 INR | for children - 15 INR.
-For foreign adults - 150 INR | for children - 75 INR.
-On special holidays, Indian adults - 40 INR | children - 20 INR.
-For foreigners - 150 INR for adults | for children - 75 INR.

Best Time to Visit:
October to March is a good time to visit the zoo. Visit in the morning from 8 am to 11 am to avoid the harsh noontime sun.

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