Nandankanan National Park

Total area : 4.37 sq km Protected area : 3.62 sq km Nearest Town : Bhubaneswar, 18 km Best time to visit Nandankanan : Throughout the year Established in 1960, Nandankanan National Park is located 20 kms from Bhubaneshwar. Sprawling across the tranquil Chandaka forests, Nandankanan literally means the “Garden of Pleasure.” Being the very… Read More »

BhitarKanika National Park

Total area : 672 sq km Protected area : 145 sq km District : Kendrapara Best time to visit BhitarKanika : Mid Oct-Mid April Entry Point : Chandbali, 50 km from Bhadrak and rajnagar, 30 km from Kendrapara An exclusive hot-spot of biodiversity lies in the form of Bhitarkanika National Park in the Kendrapara district of Odisha.… Read More »

Simlipal National Park

DAY 1 : ARRIVAL AT CUTTACK- RATNAGIRI On arrival at Cuttack Railway Station, pick up & proceed to Ratnagiri. Visit famous and great Buddhist attraction and Buddhist history of sculptures at Ratnagiri and Udayagiri and Lalitgiri. Check in hotel, after refreshment half day excursion to Paradip. Back to hotel, en route visit Baladev Jew Temple… Read More »

Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary

A proposed Tiger Reserve stands proudly in the newly constructed Nuapada district close to the boundary of Chhatisgarh state on the western fringe of Odisha. Eleven magnificent waterfalls, mystic caves at Ranimuhas, splendid archaeological sites at Giribaman, the firm fort of Jumlagarh and the bird observation points at Jalki and Raital Bandh in Maraguda are… Read More »

Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary Orissa

Spread over 796 square kilometers, Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1976 in Odisha. Spread out in four districts of Odisha namely Angul, Budh, Cuttack and Nayagarh, Satkosia Gorge has an exclusive geomorphology feature as Mahanadi cuts it through the Eastern Ghats thus forming a wonderful gorge around 22 kms long. The sanctuary is… Read More »

Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary

Popular as the ‘Garden of Pleasure’, Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary is set amidst Chandaka forests in Khurda, Odisha. Located 13 kms from Bhubneshwar, the wildlife sanctuary was established in 1979. A fusion of an animal zoo, a botanical garden, Kanjia Lake and an amusement park, Nandankanan wildlife sanctuary is known for housing 67 kinds of mammals,… Read More »

Chilka Wildlife Sanctuary

Located to the south west of Puri, covering a widespread area of 1100 sq kms, Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most visited wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha. This wildlife sanctuary is home to various migratory and local birds such as Flamingo, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Brahminy Kite, Spotbilled Pelican, Barheaded Goose, Openbilled Stork, Spoonbill, Brahimny Duck,… Read More »

Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary

Located 190 kms from Bhubaneswar and 160 kms from Cuttack, Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most renowned sanctuaries in Odisha. Popular for its crocodiles and turtles, the sanctuary is spread over 650 sq kms and was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1975. Converted into a national park in 1998, to preserve the turtles;… Read More »