Wildlife National Park

Wildlife National Parks of India are very wealthy and Orissa has some of the most thrilling national parks in the country. National parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Orissa India include the superb Simlipal National Park, Bhitarkanika National Park and Nandankanan National Park.

Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitar Kanika National Park

Sprawling over an area of 672 sq km, Bhitarkanika National Park lies in the Keonjhar district of Odisha(Orissa). Nature has bestowed its immense beauty on Bhitarkanika National Park. The park has estuaries, Brahmani-Baitrani Delta, creeks, backwaters, mud flats and accreted land which enhances the need of its perseverance as all these combined together significantly influences the geomorphic, biological and ecological balance of the region. The Bhitarkanika sanctuary surrounds it while the Gahirmatha Beach fences its boundaries.

Simlipal National Park


Simlipal National Park is located in the Mayurbhanj district of north Eastern Odisha(Orissa). This national park spread in an area of 845 sq km is the erstwhile hunting ground of the royals of Mayurbhanj Empire. It was declared as a national park in the year 1956; it started seeking the attention of the animal lovers and environmentalists after the launch of project tiger in 1972, during the very initial phases of the implementation of the project. The implementation of the campaign resulted in the conversion of the tiger reserve into a national park. 

The royal beast the tigers, the mammoth tuskers, frightening black panthers, the astonishing white tigers, fascinating migrants like pelicans and residents like kingfishers are a common site in the wilds of Odisha(Orissa). The mangroves teaching us the principles of adaptations, the simul trees bearing the fire red flowers with sals and other deciduous make the flora of the region immensely rich while the rivers, estuaries, Georges, deltas and creeks enhance the geomorphic significance making Odisha(Orissa) a natural wonderland.

Nandankanan National Park


Nandan Kanan National Park is at distance of 20 kms from the temple city of Bhubaneshwar which is also the capital of Odisha(Orissa). Located on the banks of Kanjia River, this national park boasts to be the largest tiger safari of India. The unique park for nocturnal animals, the botanical garden and the reptile park all amalgamates together to justify the literal meaning of the park which means the garden of pleasures.The national park was set up with the idea given by the National Geographic magazine after a wild tigress has wandered into the protected enclosures meant for the tigers and stayed there by choice.

Toshali Sands
Toshali Jungle lodge