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The Tata Steel Zoological Park is no less than a respite to people who are looking for spending some real quality time with their loved ones. Those who love wildlife and nature will surely be liking this zoo. 

Situated in Jubilee Park area, Tata Zoological Park lets the people experience wildlife in its most raw and somewhat unkempt form. The highlighting factor of this zoo is its safari park where animals can be seen roaming freely. People here are allowed to drive through Safari Park to see animals in their casual environment in the area. There is a Nature Education centre as well, its main function is to educate people about animals along with many important and related things. Based on this, we can say that it is a very popular travel destination of Jamshedpur.

Why You Should Visit Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur

It is a destination where you can hope to create some beautiful memories along with your loved ones, as this zoological park offers you with a variety of activities to indulge in like boating, exploring nature trails and much more. Apart from this, the place consists of a wide spectrum of fauna and flora like Jackals, Bengal Mongoose, Fruit Bats, Three Striped Squirrels, King Cobra, Kraits and a great number of birds. Sure, no travel lover would want to miss out on such amazing opportunities.

Also Read: Established in 1959, this park gives you the delight of witnessing beautiful animals

History of Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur

This park was founded on 16th January 1990. It is covered by green woods, lawns and gardens enhancing its vibe for the tourists. The main motive of this park is to offer a proper natural habitat to the wildlife animals and now it has been doing so successfully for the past couple of decades. 

Top Attractions of Tata Steel Zoological Park

Jubilee Lake. The Jubilee lake is situated in Jamshedpur and is surrounded by a laser light auditorium which is a delight to watch. Overall, it is a great tourist spot to explore on your trip to Tata Steel Zoological Park. 

Jayanti Sarovar. It is a gorgeous lake located in Jamshedpur. People use it as a recreation spot where they come and spend a great time with their loved ones. The vibes of this place are so amazing that while looking back in the past, the tourists surely will be having a smile on their face. 

Sir Dorabji Tata Park. Also known as the Modi Park, it has a really great lightning system which only enhances its overall look and feel of the place. It is definitely one of the most amazing places which one can hope to explore nearby Tata Steel Zoological Park.  

Things to do in and Around Tata Steel Zoological Park

Visit Dimna Lake. This lake is no less than a jewel to explore. It is really an incredible destination for nature lovers and the beautiful landscapes present here get highlighted by the backdrop of the immense Dalma mountains.

Visit Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located at a distance of around 30-35 km from the city of Jamshedpur. It was inaugurated by Sanjay Gandhi in the year of 1975. Moreover, it is a notable wildlife sanctuary mainly because it contains a significant amount of the population of Indian elephants. 

Best time to visit Tata Steel Zoological Park

You can visit this park any day except Mondays. And on any other day, you can plan your visit between 9 am-5 pm. Apart from this, the winter months from November to February is the best time to visit Jamshedpur as, during summertime, the weather may become quite warm and thus uncomfortable to some extent, especially for foreign tourists who are not habitual to such climatic conditions.  

How to Reach Tata Steel Zoological Park

Situated inside the Jubliee Park, this is a kind of place where you can find plethora of animals ranging from Tigers, crocodiles, ducks and a lot more. Jharkhand is situated at an overall distance of 1,263 km, 1,763 km, 413 km, 2,013 km from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru respectively. Here is how you can reach Tata Zoological Park, Jamshedpur via the following routes.

By Air. Jamshedpur has its own aerodrome by the name of Sonari Airport. However, at present, this airport does not receive any scheduled flights. Thus, your best option to reach here would be Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) located in Ranchi. This is the primary airport which serves the city of Ranchi and the nearby areas. Named after one of the tribal freedom fighters, the said airport is managed by the Airports Authority of India.

Ranchi Airport is considered as the 26th busiest airport of our country as it handles overall traffic of about 2.2 million people on an annual basis. 

It receives flights from various cities namely Chennai, Mumbai, Goa, Jammu, Kolkata and many others. You can consider the following flight options from the below-mentioned destinations.

  1. Delhi - Airlines like Vistara, Air Asia, Air India, Air Asia have good connectivity to Ranchi. The starting airfare price is from Rs.5,000.
  2. Mumbai - Go Air, Vistara, Air India IndiGo are good options to choose while boarding your flight from Mumbai city. The starting airfare price is from Rs.6,000. 
  3. Goa - IndiGo, Air Asia, Air India, Vistara are a few good options. The airfares are starting from Rs.6,000.
  4. Kolkata - IndiGo, Vistara, Air India have good connectivity with Ranchi airport. The airfares are starting from Rs.3,000.
  5. Chennai - There are many options available like IndiGo, Air India, Vistara, Go Air. The airfares start from Rs.8,000.

After deboarding at the airport, you will need to travel 132 km. For this, you can hire a cab or some other means of public transportation.

By Road. Jamshedpur has good connectivity with other nearby cities. You can also consider travelling here via interstate buses. From Ranchi, the base price is Rs.250. From Dhanbad, the base price is Rs.250. From Cuttack, the base price starts from Rs.600. Apart from this, you can also choose luxury, sleeper and regular buses depending upon your suitability.

Here is the route you can take from various Indian cities to reach here.

  1. Delhi - 1,316 km via NH19
  2. Nagpur - 946 km via NH53 or NH43
  3. Kanpur - 850 km via NH27 or NH19
  4. Agra - 1,161 km via NH19
  5. Kolkata - 281 km via NH19 or SH2

By Train. The nearest railway station is the TataNagar Junction located at 7-8 km from the zoo. It is one of the primary railway stations that serve Jamshedpur and the nearby regions. It is located on the Howrah-Chakradharpur Mumbai line. This particular station has 5 platforms and handles about 100 trains on a daily basis. Here is the train route you can choose to reach here.

  1. Delhi - Board Purshottam Express from New Delhi Railway Station and deboard at the TataNagar Junction.
  2. Pune - Board Azad Hind Express from Pune Junction and deboard at the TataNagar Junction.
  3. Dhanbad - Board Subarnarekha Express from Dhanbad Junction and deboard at the TataNagar Junction
  4. Patna - Board DNR Tata Express from Patna Junction and deboard at the TataNagar Junction
  5. Nagpur - Board Gitanjali Express from Nagpur Junction and deboard at the TataNagar Junction

After you deboard at the station, you would need to travel 7-8 km to reach this zoo. For this, you can take a cab or some other means of public transportation.

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