Sanctuaries in Orissa

Sanctuaries in Orissa

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Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Cuttack
  • Type: Sanctuary
Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Cuttack
Rank 25
Ranked 25 of 213
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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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Simlipal National Park, Simlipal
Rank 44
Ranked 44 of 213
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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 »
Gharial Sanctuary, Tikarpada
Rank 63
Ranked 63 of 213
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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 »
Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Tikarpada
  • Type: Sanctuary
Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Tikarpada
Rank 66
Ranked 66 of 213
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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 »
Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, Chilika
Rank 71
Ranked 71 of 213
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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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Bhitarkanika National Park, Paradip
Rank 75
Ranked 75 of 213
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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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Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary, Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary
Rank 119
Ranked 119 of 213
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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 »
Labangi, Tikarpada
  • Type: Sanctuary
Labangi, Tikarpada
Rank 151
Ranked 151 of 213
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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 »
Dolphin Point, Chilika
  • Type: Sanctuary
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Dolphin Point, Chilika
Rank 162
Ranked 162 of 213
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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 »
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Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary, Tikarpada
  • Type: Sanctuary
Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary, Tikarpada
Rank 172
Ranked 172 of 213
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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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Kuldiha Wild Life Santuary, Balasore
Rank 179
Ranked 179 of 213
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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 »
Shimlipal National Park, Baripada
  • Type: Sanctuary
Shimlipal National Park, Baripada
Rank 202
Ranked 202 of 213
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5.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 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 »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary, Sambalpur
Rank 213
Ranked 213 of 213
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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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  • Type: Sanctuary
Lakhari Valley Sanctuary, Berhampur
Rank 217
Ranked 217 of 213
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