Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan alias Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park is situated at Patna , the capital city of Bihar state, India.
Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan is also called Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Garden. It is also known as Patna Zoo.
Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan is the most visited place in Patna. Patna Zoo was first opened as a botanical garden in the year 1960 and later in 1973 as a Zoo; making a botanical and zoo thus qualifying as a Biological park.
Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan is one of the largest national parks of India and has more than 300 species of trees, shrubs and herbs inside the park. There is a nursery for medicinal plants in Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna. There is also a fern house, rose garden and an orchid garden inside the Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna. Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna also has an Aquarium.
Patna Zoo has around 800 animals including many wild animals and is among one of the largest zoos in the country. Tiger is a major wild animal here. Leopard, Elephants, Himalayan black Bear, Black bucks, spotted dear, hippopotamus, etc are some of the other animals in the Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna. More than 100 alligators are there in the park some of which were bred and born in park.
The Great One-horned Rhinoceros breeding has been done successfully in the Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna several times.
Patna zoo offers free morning walk to general public in the morning and is the only such zoo in India offering walking facility
How do I Go to Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan alias Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna?
Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan is near Bailey Road, at the capital city of Bihar state and is well connected to other parts of the country.
Patna airport is the nearest airport and Patna Railway station the nearest major railway station.
For more details, please contact: The Director, Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Patna. Telephone number +91-0612-2217455.
If you are on a tour of India, especially on a north India tour package, try to make it to Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park Patna. Delhi Patna distance is 1035 kilometers.