Odisha is a great state with numerous treasures enveloped in nature, culture and traditions followed by people. As expected, the magnificent places where the state hides its natural brilliance are the deep forests that are an ecosystem hosting thousands of animal species. This wildlife tour in Odisha not only brings you closer to nature, but also offers a deep insight of the flora and phone are found in the region. The state of Odisha welcomes you to witness the mesmerizing forests of the region.
Major Wildlife Hubs of Odisha
FYI, a full-fledged wildlife tour in Odisha may start from Similipal Park, Balasore where you can visit the crocodile breeding farm and get total Goosebumps seeing the crocodiles. You can enjoy a nature walk at the herbal nursery and also drive to Barehipani and Joranda waterfalls. This place also gives you an option of jungle safari as well. You can visit Kulidha wildlife century on the Nilgiri Hills at Pachlingeshwar where you find a variety of wildlife including tiger, reptiles, and birds.
You’re Cruise to the Wilds
You can take a ‘bird-watch cruise’ to Dangamal Island which has a crocodile sanctuary situated within. You can explore the uninhabited islands of Bhitarkanika for a ‘bird safari’ on a cruise to see thousands of migratory birds. From here you can take a four-hour motorboat to visit Ekkakula Island at Garhimata which is a beautiful forest by the seaside giving shelter to wild boars, hyenas, and jackals. Don’t forget the rare dolphins in the sea as well.
One of the major attractions left on your wildlife tour in Odisha is the Nandankanan zoo. This is a rare centre of Black Panther breeding in the country. You can also enjoy the white tiger, lion safari including the botanical garden visit. Moreover, the Chilika lake is a must visit a place as it shelters thousands of birds and is a support system for the neighbour forest where blackbucks, cheetahs, and porcupines are easily seen.
All these are some reasons tempting enough to take on a wildlife tour in Odisha for a lifetime experience.