Jallo Park, Lahore, is more than just a beautiful place with pretty flowers; it’s one of the largest wildlife parks in the city.
According to Punjab’s Forest, Wildlife, and Fisheries Department, “The Park has been conceived as a theme park with a combination of cultural, educational, and amusement facilities”.
In this blog, we will give you a virtual tour of the features of one of the most amazing botanical gardens in Lahore, along with its location, ticket prices, and timings.
More About Jallo Park, Lahore
Jallo Park easily qualifies as one of the best places for family picnics in Lahore. If you love nature, then this place should be on your bucket list. As discussed, this park features an excellent mix of exotic wildlife including birds, insects, and other animals.
This botanical garden in Lahore is among the best places you can visit with your kids as it has a lot to offer in terms of information about plants and animals. You can also show them the diverse wildlife, their life cycle, and habitat. Located about 20 km east of Lahore, the park was originally founded in 1978.
From 2007 to 2010, the site was developed and expanded under a government scheme. After the successful execution of the project, the park became one of the top spots to visit in Lahore.
Jallo Park spreads over an area of 461 acres, so please wear comfortable shoes if you’re planning to visit. Those who aren’t fond of walking can make use of rickshaws available within the park that can help you get around easily from one place to the other.
Facilities & Attractions in Lahore’s Jallo Park
Here’s a list of facilities and attractions in Lahore’s Jallo Park:
- Artificial lake and waterfall
- Butterfly House
- Lawn and Gardens
- Log Huts
- Metalled Roads
- Rock Garden
- Water cooler
- Water slides
- Wildlife Park
Jallo Park Butterfly House
One of the major attractions of this botanical garden in Lahore is the butterfly house – home to 3000 species of butterflies. The concept of the butterfly house was proposed by Iftikhar Ahmed, Vice Chairman of Park and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Lahore. According to the officials, it is Pakistan’s first-ever butterfly house that serves as the source of education and entertainment for the citizens.
The management has put procedures in place to maintain artificial humidity in the butterfly house as butterflies can’t survive high temperatures.
The butterfly house also comprises an interpretation gallery, where you can learn more about butterflies, a butterfly tunnel, waterfalls, a stream, a collection of larvae, a rearing chamber, an aquarium, and a souvenir shop.
Please note that when you buy a ticket to this section, it is valid for 15 minutes only, but that will not be a problem because 15 minutes are enough to explore every corner of Jallo Park’s butterfly house.
Jallo Park Ticket Price
If you are planning to visit this botanical park in Lahore, you should know the entrance in the park is free of cost. However, you need to purchase tickets for enjoying different sites including a butterfly house, wildlife park, water slides, and other such activities.
Jallo Park, Lahore Timings
In order to explore all that Jallo has to offer, try to reserve at least three hours of your day for this park. (Please note the butterfly house opens at 9 AM.)
Jallo Park Lahore Timings: 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location of Jallo Park, Lahore
Jallo Park – one of the most beautiful parks in Lahore – is located on Jallo Road which connects to the Canal Road at a later point. It is situated in close proximity to Grand Trunk Road and Lahore Ring Road. Barki Road stretches to the south of this botanical garden. Some nearby attractions are Sky Land Water Park, Sozo Water Park, and Shalimar Gardens. Meanwhile, Allama Iqbal International Airport is located at a 30-minute drive from here.
Jallo Park Address: Bhagwanpura, Jallo Road, Lahore.
Restaurants Near Jallo Park
Jallo Park Lahore features a restaurant for visitors which is open to everyone. You can plan a full-day trip to the park and finish it with a dinner at Thai Village – an eatery on the premises of the park. If you are looking for more options, these restaurants are located at 10-15 minutes’ drive from the park:
- Canal View Family Restaurant
- Kitchen Hub
- Haddi Pizza Chicks
- Mom’s Pizza & Fast Food
- Spice Hub Family Restaurant
- Shake Chilli Restaurant
- Fatima Wajid Restaurant
- Zouq Biryani
- Open Tables
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Meanwhile, take a virtual tour of different tourist attractions in Lahore. For instance, you can read about the perfect one-day trip destination near Lahore. History buffs can also read about the National History Museum and 13 Gates of Lahore.
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