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Home>>East India>>Orissa>>Adventure Wildlife of Orissa

Adventure and Wildlife of Orissa

Ambapani Sanctuary, Travel to Ambapani Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Packages

Ambapani Sanctuary

Pre-historic Cave Paintings at Gudahandi  Located 77-kms from Bhawanipatna and 45-kms from Nowrangpur, Ambapani is famous for the deity of Budharaja installed in a small temple at the foot of a hill.
 

Badarama Wildlife Sanctuary

Badarama sanctuary also commonly known as Usakothi, located in the district of Sambalpur, 48 km. from Sambalpur on the NH-6 under Bamra Forest Division.
 

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Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary, Travel to Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary

Adjacent to Satkosia gorge and located in the Nayagarh district, the Baisipalli wildlife sanctuary is having related and contiguous habitat features as the Satkosia gorge sanctuary.

Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

Balukhand Sanctuary, covering an area of 72 square kilometers, this sanctuary was established in 1984 to protect the shoreline nesting sites of olive ridley and green sea turtles. There are various groups of black buck existing on land. The best time for a visit is between October to May.

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Belghar Sanctuary, Travel to Belghar Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Packages, Park Belghar Sanctuary

Wild Elephants 158- kms from Phulbani are the solid tropical forests of Belghar. The dense plants of the area are a host to a variety of flora and fauna.
 

Bhitarkanika Wildlife Reserve & National Park

It is called 'a slice of paradise on the earth and is one of the best sanctuaries in India .It is situated in the second largest mangrove forest in the country and provides an ideal habitat for reptiles including crocodiles, sea turtles and water monitor Lizards.

Bhitar Kanika Wildlife Reserve, Travel to Bhitar Kanika Wildlife Reserve, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa

Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, Travel to Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary

Chilika, the largest brackish water wetland (1000 sq. km aprox.) in the country is situated in the east coast of the state in the district of Puri, Ganjam and Khurda.

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

With an area of 346.91 sq.kms. The Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Baragarh district.

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Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary, Travel to Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary

This is a stretch of beach that is used for breeding the giant Olive Turtles, who travel all way from Pacific Ocean to mate and lay their eggs. Every year, thousands of amazing creatures are seen here.

Gandhamardan Hill Trek

The hill Gandhamardan enshrines Nrusimhanath on its northern incline in the district of Bargarh while on the southern incline is Harisankar in Balangir district.
 

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Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Travel to Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Hadgarh wildlife sanctuary is located in the district of Keonjhar only at distance of 20kms from Bhadrak on NH-5. It was established in the year 1978 covering an area of regarding 191.06sq. kms.
 

Karlapat

About 35-km from Bhawanipatna, the district headquarters of Kalahandi, on Bhawanipatna-Thuamula-Rampur road is Karlapat, well-known for its pleasant wildlife.

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Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary, Travel to Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary

Khalasuni's undulating topography ranging from 223 mt. to 750 mt. offers a wide fanging scenic beauty of wild virgin forests. Khalasuni wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Rairakhol sub-division of Sambalpur district.

Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Among the Aos, the most important festival is Moatsu, which is celebrated after the sowing is over.

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Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary, Travel to Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary

The Kuldiha wildlife sanctuary is located in the district of Balasore with an area of 272.75 sq.kms. This sanctuary is linked to the Similipal National Park through Sukhupata hills and Nato hill ranges.

Lakhari Valley Sanctuary

Located in Ganjam, it has a vast concentration of elephants and other wildlife. Blackbucks abound in the Bhetnai region.

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Nandankanan Zoo, Travel to Nandankanan Zoo, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Packages Nandankanan Zoo

Amidst lush green forest along the banks of Kanjia lake, lies Nandankanan Zoological Park which together with lake and Botanical garden is declared as sanctuary (4.4. sq. km.).
 

Nilgiri Hill Trek

Located in the Balasore district, the Nilagiri hill in the Kuldiha jungle is a trekker's delight with its silvery streams and vast gorgeousness.
 

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Padmatala Sanctuary, Travel to Padmatala Sanctuary, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Packages Padmatala Sanctuary

The little hamlet of Padmatala, located 37-kms from Phulbani , is well-known for the existence of a pond, which is used by the wild animals of the region as a watering hole.

Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary was established in 1976 and the total sanctuary area is about 745.52 sq.kms.

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Similipal Tiger Reserve, Travel to Similipal Tiger Reserve, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Similipal Tiger Reserve & National Park

The little hamlet of Padmatala, located 37-kms from Phulbani , is well-known for the existence of a pond, which is used by the wild animals of the region as a watering hole.

The Chandaka Elephant Reserve

Twenty kilometers from the centre of temple city of Bhubaneswar lay ChandM-Dampara Sanctuary (175.79 sq. km.). This little and good-looking sanctuary with undulating topography presents a charming rejuvenated forest and rich bio-diversity.

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Tikarapara, Travel to Tikarapara, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Packages, Park Tours Tikarpara

The site of one of the most magnificent vistas of river and forest, the 'Satkosia Gorge' where the great Mahanadi River crashes in with monumental force is a dizzyingly enervating experience for the guests.

Ushakothi

One of Orissa's smaller sanctuaries, it still offers visitors a perfect opportunity to see elephants, tigers, panthers, sambars, from the watch towers placed strategically near the watering holes or board a jeep.

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Mahendragiri Hill Trek, Travel to Mahendragiri Hill Trek, Animals wildlife and heritage of Orissa, Wildlife Sanctuary Mahendragiri Hill Trek

Parlakhemundi in the Gajapati district is home to the gorgeous Mahendragiri Hill, which is the destination of plentiful trekkers who can, on a good day, sight elephants, spotted deer and even leopards.

Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated close to the boundary of Chhatisgarh state on the western fringe of Orissa in the newly created Nuapada region, this sanctuary covers 600 sq. km. of dry deciduous forests.

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 More Wildlife in Orissa

>> Ambapani Sanctuary

>> Badarama Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Belghar Sanctuary

>> Bhitarkanika Wildlife Reserve

>> Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary

>> Gandhamardan Hill Trek

>> Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Karlapat

>> Khalasuni Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary

>> Lakhari Valley Sanctuary

>> Mahendragiri Hill Trek

>> Nandankanan Zoo

>> Nilgiri Hill Trek

>> Padmatala Sanctuary

>> Satkosia Gorge Wildlife ...

>> Similipal Tiger Reserve

>> Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary

>> The Chandaka Elephant Reserve

>> Tikarpara

>> Ushakothi

 

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