Top Sanctuaries in Odisha for the best Thrilling Wildlife Experience
One of the main contributors to Odisha Economy is its tourism industry. Tourism in Odisha is famous for its numerous religious sites, beautiful beaches, forests and wildlife. Odisha is the place of all year tourism expanded in recent times owing to the various attractions sector based on the pilgrimage, nature tourism, tour to wildlifereserves, beaches, temples, monuments, arts and festivals. When you trip to this beautiful land of Orissa, you must consider a Wildlife tour and travel package.
Simlipal National Park-
Odisha is the perfect place packed in nature’s endowments as Wildlife, flourishing green forests and zoological parks are scattered throughout the state. The Simlipal National Park in the North-Eastern part of Odisha is surrounded by deciduous trees and deep green forests. The Simlipal National Park is characterized by slopes, ridges, lavish grassland, striking waterfalls and is encompassed by scenic hills. It provide a protected shelter to the leopards, elephant, langur, flying squirrel, porcupine, barking and spotted deer, sloth bear mongoose, Malabar pied hornbill, Indian trogon, red jungle fowl, hill mynah and tigers.
Nandankanan Zoological Park-
Spread across a massive area of 400 hectares of land, the Nandankanan Zoological Park contains a zoo and a botanical park and is the first zoo in India that is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquarium. Nandankanan lies near the luxurious Chandaka forest and also owns Kanjia Lake. The Zoo is a home several rare and endangered species such as White Tigers, panthers, blackbucks, Asiatic Lions, Crocodiles, Indian Pangolin and 34 aquariums that contains quite a lot of species of fish. This Zoological Park also runs ‘Adopt an Animal project’ where people can sponsor food and other kinds of essential items for the animals inside the park. The park can be reached through the Barang railway station which provides a crucial link to the area. If you want a Wildlife Tour in Odisha, you can visit the Nandankanan zoological park a house over a hundred different kinds of wildlife and rare fauna.
Chilika wildlife sanctuary-
The Chilka wildlife sanctuary is a located in the south west part of Puri is one of the most visited wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha. The Chilika Lake is well known for being the largest freshwater lake in the country. This wildlife sanctuary is home to various migratory and local birds such as flamingo, wigeon, pintail, spot billed pelican, bar headed goose, open-billed stork, spoonbill, white bellied sea Eagle, brahminy kite, brahminy duck, shoveller and ibis. The lake is very popular amongst tourists who assemble to the area for its two islands that provide beautiful views of the water and rich biodiversity. Not only that, if you are a food buff, there is plenty of choices for sea foods which you won’t forget.
Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary-
Wildlife tours come with camping facilities, guest houses to stay overnight. One of the diversified ecological surrounding places worthy of mentioning in the State of Odisha is the Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary located in the district of Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj and is near to the Hadagarh reservoir of Salandi dam. This region is rich in deep green forests and a wide range of fauna like leopard, tiger, fishing cat, jungle cat, elephant, langur, pangolin and hyena. Hadagarh wildlife sanctuary is also the abode of several species of birds and reptiles. The conservation area of this sanctuary is very popular among the tourists who wish to take pleasure in the natural environment.
Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most distinguished sanctuaries and a national park located in Kendrapara district of Odisha in eastern India well known for its crocodiles and turtles. The sanctuary has a dense mangrove forest and become a vicinity of rich biodiversity. The park is home to Saltwater Crocodile; White Crocodile, Indian python, King Cobra, water monitor lizard, Olive ridley sea-turtles black ibis, and is residence for a number of endangered and migratory birds. Sightseeing can be done in Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary on boats which have got forest department licenses.
Airports and railway station in Odisha have the best of facilities and services for the travelers who arrive over there. The ground transport system within the state are in good condition and are also easily available with an extensive road network system. As a result the tourists may not have any trouble in travelling in and around the state. At Alternative Tours India we are specialist in conducting and arranging such wildlife tours in Odisha. Our workforce is highly professional, skilled and has extraordinary animal trekking skills that make us one of the best wildlife tour operators in India. We make all arrangements right from the stay in resorts till transportation and departure and you will go back with a great unforgettable experience. If you are a wildlife enthusiast and plan for a tour in Odisha,please contact us at <+91-674-2593463> for a consultation about the Odisha wildlife touring options.