If you want to experience some of the amazing Himalayan animals as well as endangered species that are rarely seen anywhere else in the world, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in Darjeeling is amongst the best zoos in the country. The place boasts of the Tibetan Wolf, Red Panda, Snow Leopard Siberian Tigers, Yaks etc. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park or Darjeeling Zoo is a favourite tourists spot to explore especially during the winters amidst the beautiful chilly weather of Darjeeling. Open daily (except Thursday) from 8:30am to 4:30pm in summer season, 8:30am to 4pm in winter season. The zoo is a pleasant 20-minute downhill walk from Chowrasta along Jawahar Rd West.