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Katraj Snake Park in Pune - the most popular conservation park


Posted Date: 07-Oct-2009  Last Updated:   Category: Interesting Places and Sight Seeing    
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Pune City is one of the most visited cities in Maharashtra. Pune is also called as Oxford of the East. I have provided some information about Katraj Snake Park in this article which is one of the most popular conservation parks of India located in Pune city.



Katraj Snake Park - the most popular conservation park


Snakes in Katraj Snake Park in PuneDo you know that there is a snake park in Pune city. This park was started by Neelam Kumar Khaire in the year 1986. It is called as Katraj Snake Park. This snake park is located in Pune-Satara High way and is 8 Kms. from Pune city.

Katraj Snake Park is one of the most popular conservation parks of India, situated on the Pune-Satara Highway. We can see a number of snakes, and other reptiles in the Katraj Snake Park. We can also see a good number of turtles and birds too in the Katraj Snake Park in Pune. The Katraj Snake Park is the most popular attraction of Pune city. There are snakes of different shapes and sizes at Katraj Snake Park. We can also see the detailed information about the snakes along with their pictures inside the library located inside the park. Another Zoo has also been added recently to Katraj Snake Park which makes it as an attractive tourism place of interest for children.


King Cobra in Katraj Snake Park in PuneWe can see more than 160 species of snakes in the Katraj Snake Park. One of the special attraction of Katraj Snake Park is a nine feet King Cobra. One more attraction of the Katraj Snake Park is that there is a provision for giving information in Braille about the snakes for the blind people.


The Katraj Snake Park was added to Rajiv Gandhi Udyan in the year 1999. The ai of Katraj Snake Park was to provide protection to the snakes, reptiles, birds and turtles. The Park officials are arranging awareness festivals and programs quite often at this snake park. The main aim of these festivals and programs is to remove the false impression held by the people about the snakes. The Katraj Snake Park is definitely one of the most visited picnic and tourist place in Pune city and is one of the most popular picnic spot for the children.

The Zoo in the Katraj Snake Park in PuneSome of the rare species of brown palm civet are available at the Katraj Snake Park which is another popular attraction at this park. The King Cobra which is about 9 feet in length is another special attraction of the Katraj Snake Park. There is a garden located nearby to this snake park which is also worth visiting.

I can say that the Katraj Snake Park is one of the most popular tourism attraction at Pune specially among the kids and children. Katraj Snake Park is a must to be visited place when a tourist comes for tour to Pune. The visiting hours to visit the Katraj Snake Park are between 10:30 AM to 06:PM. The Katraj Snake Park is closed on wednesdays. The entry fees for entry into this snake park is a nominal amount of Rs.3.00 per head.
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