During the occasion of the Pongal festive serial holidays, the Vandalur zoo will remain open on 16th January.
The administration of the Vandalur Zoo has stated that as a regular practice, the zoo is closed on every Tuesday to undertake all the maintenance works. However, on the occasion of the Pongal festive holidays, as a large number of visitors are expected on Tuesday, 16th January, the Kanum Pongal day, the zoo will be kept open even though it is a Tuesday.
On 16th January, the zoo will be opened an hour earlier at 8.00 AM than the normal opening time. Already, there are 20 counters to issue tickets. As a larger number of visitors are expected on 16th January, an additional 10 counters will be opened on that day.