Located across the road opposite to Ganesh Tok, Himalayan Zoological Park is around 11 km away from Gangtok. With an area of 205 hectare, this high altitude wildlife park is home to
Siberian Tiger, Himalayan Black Bear and Barking Deer. It also exhibits some rare Himalayan fauna, including Snow Leopard,
Tibetan Wolf and Himalayan Pheasants. The park is a treat for all wildlife enthusiasts. Snow Leopard Breeding Centre is situated nearby.
The nearest airport is at Siliguri, West Bengal. New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station in West Bengal is the closest railhead, which is 125 km from Gangtok.