Location, Approach and Climate

Nainital Zoo is situated in the hills of Sher ka Danda at about 2 km. from Tallital Bus station at an elevation of 2100 m. above mean sea level and well connected by a motorable road.


2100 to 2150 meter above from sea level.

30 d. Celsius maximum in summer and -2 d. Celsius minimum in winter.

[Rainy Season]
July - September and December – February

[Average Rainfall]
2000 mm

[Forest Type]
Evergreen oak and cupressus forest cover, three species of oak are found in Nainital zoo.

[Geographical Status]
In between Shivalik and middle Himalayas mountain range