Sanctuaries in Odisha

Sanctuaries in Odisha

Top Sanctuaries in Odisha recommended by travellers



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Shimlipal National Park, Baripada
Rank 27
Ranked 27 of 341
Average Rating
5.4 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
India’s one of the biggest wildlife sanctuaries and National Park, Shimlipal is situated in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa. Covering an area of 2,750 sq. km, Shimlipal has a core area of 850 sq. km. This park is in a plateau region surrounded by low peaks all around.... Read More »
"Beauty of nature"Sep 23, 2015 "Excellent visit"Sep 13, 2014
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Dolphin Point, Chilika
Rank 30
Ranked 30 of 341
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Dolphin Point at Satapada is one of the famous attractions of the brackish water lagoon. At the site, tourists can spot dolphins such as Irrawaddy Dolphin, Common Dolphin, Bottle Nose Dolphin and White Nosed Dolphins. Twirling movements of a herd of dolphins can be spotted in... Read More »
"A good visit"Jul 12, 2015 "Dolphins show"Jul 25, 2014
Kuldiha Wild Life Santuary, Balasore
Rank 54
Ranked 54 of 341
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Kuldiha Wild Life Sanctuary, spread across an area of 300 sq km, is situated in the deciduous hilly terrain of the Kuldiha forests, in Balasore. Offering an appropriate environment for a variety of rare wild life, some of the animals that are seen in this sanctuary include... Read More »
"Kuldiha forest"Dec 11, 2016 "An average spot"May 9, 2016
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Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, Chilika
Rank 60
Ranked 60 of 341
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Nalabana Bird Sanctuary in the island of Nalabana is one of the major attractions of Chilika. The island with circumference of 8 kmilometres is a protection site that preserves contrasting species of the migratory birds. The sanctuary is home to thousands of migratory and... Read More »
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Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, Puri
Rank 92
Ranked 92 of 341
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Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 1 Review
"Birdwatcher's paradise"Aug 7, 2015
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Simlipal National Park, Simlipal
Rank 96
Ranked 96 of 341
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Simlipal National Park is a popular attraction of Orissa. The park, named after Semul or red silk cotton trees, covers about 845.70 sq km of deep forests. Simlipal was originally an elephant reserve and a hunting ground for the royal family. It was declared a tiger... Read More »
"A lonely jungle"Nov 8, 2016
Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary, Puri
Rank 99
Ranked 99 of 341
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5.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary, Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary
Rank 115
Ranked 115 of 341
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0.5 / 7 0.5
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1976 in an area of 745.52 sq km. It lies on a 22 km long gorge, which is the place where River Mahanadi cuts the Eastern Ghats. The surroundings of this sanctuary comprise mixed deciduous forests containing species of... Read More »
"Better to give a miss"Dec 27, 2015
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Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Cuttack
Rank 135
Ranked 135 of 341
The Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Orissa which is located near the city of Cuttack. This is a massive area of 650 km which is home to a variety of flora and fauna. A range of reptiles and mammals are found in here and the... Read More »
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Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Tikarpada
Rank 181
Ranked 181 of 341
The Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary was named after the village of Tikarpada. The sanctuary covers an area of around 795.52 sq km and is one of the largest sanctuaries in Orissa. It provides shelter to leopards, elephants, wild cats, tigers, red-jungle fowl, Indian adjutant... Read More »
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Labangi, Tikarpada
Rank 182
Ranked 182 of 341
Labangi is located near Tikarpada and is famous for trekking. Various animals can be seen at the Takarsingha water hole that is located in proximity to Labangi. Read More »
Gharial Sanctuary, Tikarpada
Rank 187
Ranked 187 of 341
The Gharial Sanctuary is home to various animals like crocodile, gharial, snake and turtle. A rearing centre is situated inside this sanctuary for the breeding and conservation of gharials. Read More »
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Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary, Tikarpada
Rank 188
Ranked 188 of 341
Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
1 Rating
The Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1976 in Orissa. Satkosia derives its name from two words, ‘Sat’ meaning seven and ‘Kosh’ meaning two miles. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 796 sq km and is covered with deciduous forest,... Read More »
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Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary, Sambalpur
Rank 193
Ranked 193 of 341
Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Badrama Sanctuary, is a popular wildlife sanctuary situated 43 km north-east of Sambalpur, on the National Highway number 6. This sanctuary was established in 1962, over a total area of 130 sq km; and is one of the smaller... Read More »
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Bhitarkanika National Park, Paradip
Rank 200
Ranked 200 of 341
The Bhitarkanika National Park is situated in the Kendrapara District of Orissa. Sprawling over an area of 625 sq km, this national park is a natural habitat of animals like leopard cat, fishing cat, spotted deer, sambar, python, king cobra, terrapin and marine turtle.... Read More »
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Nandan Kanan National Park, Dhauli
Rank 225
Ranked 225 of 341
Situated within few kilometres from Bhuvaneshwar, is the Nandan Kanan National Park, covering the Chandaka forest. The zoo has a botanical garden and is considered the ideal ground for many endangered species of animals like Indian crocodiles, Asiatic lion, Indian pangolin,... Read More »
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Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalahandi
Rank 234
Ranked 234 of 341
The Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1992, is located in the village of Karlapat. This sanctuary is home to several rare species of flora and fauna. Some of the animals that can be spotted in the sanctuary are barking deer, tiger, gaur, leopard, nilgai, sambar and... Read More »
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Lakhari Valley Sanctuary, Berhampur
Rank 248
Ranked 248 of 341
Konark Wild Life Sanctuary, Puri
Rank 306
Ranked 306 of 341
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Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
4 Ratings
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