Wildlife Sanctuaries

Kotgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Padmatala Wildlife Sanctuary, Phulbani, Kandhamal ,Odisha

The Padmatala Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Phulbani forest division in the Kandhamal district in Odisha. Nestled in the breathtaking Eastern Ghats, it spans over a sprawling 475 square kilometers of lush green forests and grasslands. The sanctuary is home to rich flora and fauna, including several endangered species. It was designated a sanctuary

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Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitarkanika National Park, Kendrapar ,Odisha

Bhitarkanika National Park is located in the Kendrapara district of Odisha. It covers an area of over 145 square kilometers and is an important protected wetland area in India. The park gets its name from “Bhitar Kanika” which means “in the heart of Kanika” referring to its location within the Kanika forest region. Location and

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Gahirmatha Marine Turtle Sanctuary, Kendrapara ,odisha

Gahirmatha Marine Turtle Sanctuary, Kendrapara ,odisha

Set along the coast of Kendrapara district in Odisha, Gahirmatha Marine Turtle Sanctuary spans across 1,435 sq km of protected tidal beaches and mangrove-lined bay waters. It was specially created in 1997 to preserve the endangered olive ridley sea turtles that annually nest and migrate here in astoundingly huge numbers, making this an exceptional ecotour

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Similipal National Park, Tiger Reserve, Mayurbhanj ,odisha

Similipal National Park, Tiger Reserve, Mayurbhanj ,odisha

Similipal National Park is located in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Established in 1980, it is one of the major Tiger Reserves in India and spans over an area of over 2750 sq km. The park is home to tigers, elephants, gaurs, and sambars and hosts a wide variety of flora, including sal trees, bamboo,

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Nandankanan Zoological Park

Nandankanan Zoological Park, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Bhubaneswar Nandankanan Zoological Park lies near Kanjia Lake near Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary, It is among the most significant and most well-known zoos in India. The actual name of Nandankanan, in folklore, marks the ecstatic however imaginary charm of the holy garden. It additionally suggests the genuine stunning spots par excellence on earth, where one can

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Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Sambalpur, Odisha

Situated just 35 kilometers from Sambalpur, the Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary unfolds its scenic beauty nestled between the Hirakud Dam and Reservoir. This picturesque setting holds historical significance, notably linked to the valiant freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. During his rebellion against the British, ‘Barapathara,’ located within the sanctuary, served as the base for Veer Surendra

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Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary, Sambalpur, Odisha

  Situated at a distance of 38 km from Sambalpur town, the Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary beckons enthusiasts with its liberating expanse. This haven for wildlife, encompassing tigers, deer, leopards, Sambar, spotted deer, elephants, and more, offers visitors an intimate encounter with the natural tapestry. The sanctuary spans portions of the Badrama Reserve Forests, Ushakothi Reserve

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Karlapat Wild Life Sanctuary

Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalahandi, Odisha

Nestled in the Kalahandi South Division, a mere 12 kilometers from the town of Bhawanipatna in the Kalahandi district, the Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary is ensconced within lush, verdant environs. Embraced by thick green forests, this sanctuary boasts a thriving ecosystem, housing a diverse array of wildlife. Among its inhabitants are the elusive leopard, formidable gaur,

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Orissa Wildlife Sanctuaries

Orissa Wildlife Sanctuaries: Preserving the Rich Biodiversity, Odisha

Exploring the enchanting landscapes and diverse wildlife is a captivating experience. In the eastern state of India, Odisha, several wildlife sanctuaries offer a haven for various species of flora and fauna. These sanctuaries, nestled amidst nature’s beauty, provide a glimpse into the rich biodiversity and serve as crucial conservation areas. In this article, we will

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Similipal Nature Camps, Similipal Wildlife, Similipal, Odisha

Similipal Nature Camps, Similipal Wildlife, Similipal, Odisha

Similipal Tiger Reserve is part of the Central Indian landscape. Similipal is more than just a Tiger Reserve; it is also a National Park, Wildlife Sanctuary, Biosphere Reserve, and part of the Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve. Similipal gets its name from the profusion of Semul or Red Silk Cotton trees that blossom brightly in its forests.

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