Manipur Zoological Garden, Imphal

Manipur Zoological Garden, Imphal, opened on the 2nd of October in 1976, is one of the best places for the nature lovers. It is located at Iroishemba on the Imphal Kangchup Road, which is about 6 km from Imphal. The zoo is one of the major Imphal Attractions.

Manipur Zoological Garden in Imphal protects some of the rare species of plants and animals. Even the brow antlered deer known as Sangai, which is one of the most endangered species, is found in the garden. A total of 55 species of birds and 420 animals are present in the garden. Manipur Zoological Garden is home to 14 species of animals, which are on the verge of extinction, which are mostly native to this region.

Visiting this garden, at the foot of the pine-growing hillocks in the westernmost corner of Lamphelpat, is truly an amazing experience. The best time to visit Manipur Zoological Garden of Imphal is from November to April. The park is easily accessible by road from the city. The Manipur Zoological Garden, Imphal, is open on all days of the week except Monday. The visiting hours are 10:00 am to 4:30 pm in summer (April to September) and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in winter (October to March). Ticket counters close 30 minutes before the scheduled closing time of the zoo.

Last Updated on 19th Oct 2012