Delhi Zoo: From Int’l ATM Cards For Foreigners To Free WiFi, Here’s What To Expect Post Diwali

by Shreya Ghosh
Delhi Zoo: From Int’l ATM Cards For Foreigners To Free WiFi, Here’s What To Expect Post Diwali

A huge number of foreign visitors travel to Delhi every year. There are so many beautiful experiences to enjoy in the national capital and one of the must-visit tourist attractions is the National Zoological Park. The zoo is all ready to start the process of accepting international Master and Visa cards for international visitors. The officials made the announcement of the new beginning on November 9, 2023.

Delhi Zoo Is All Set To Start This New Facility For Foreigners

Delhi Zoo
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This is a significant decision to welcome more and more international tourists to the National Zoological Park. The director of the park, Akanksha Mahajan, shared how this will be helpful in seeing a huge number of foreign visitors exploring the zoo. She pointed out a few difficulties often faced by these tourists when they visit without a guide. They experience issues while purchasing tickets and with no solution in hand, they cancel their plans and leave the place.

Akanksha Mahajan further added that most visitors arrive in Delhi in the winter season, according to a report by NewsDrum. They can soon plan a day at the Delhi Zoo and enjoy an amazing time. The officials of the National Zoological Park have connected with the bank officials and worked out a solution where international visitors can purchase tickets using their international Visa or Master cards.

Not just the updated services of using cards to buy tickets for the Delhi Zoo, visitors will also be able to use UPI. The director shared how the process is currently taking place and cashless booking will begin soon as well. There is a demand among visitors to use UPI while making any kind of payment. The zoo officials had a conversation with the bank regarding the digital mode of payment.

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Kiosks Are Coming Up At The Gate

Delhi Zoo
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The Delhi Zoo is currently undergoing some fascinating changes that are all set to make visitors’ experiences a lot better and enhanced than before. Here’s a list of all the developments that are getting added to the National Zoological Park:

  • Two kiosks will come up at the main entrance gate where people can book tickets to enter.
  • Also, there will be free WiFi so that visitors can use that to book tickets for the zoo.
  • These are important steps that will help in decreasing the rush of people in the ticket counters.
  • It is expected that all these new services will be coming into action by Diwali.

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It can be predicted that the entire process of waiting in queues to purchase tickets for the zoo is about to come to an end. Not only people can use the updated facilities to experience the convenience and better travel diaries inside but travelling to the zoo is all set to be so smooth for foreign visitors.

The National Zoological Park is home to many wild animals, greenery, and some great and fun experiences. Delhites, have you visited the zoo yet? If not, plan a day and spend it in the zoo this winter season.

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