Tiger Reserve ?
Our wildlife tour in Odisha?s chief attraction is the Similipal Tiger Reserve, which is situated in the Mayurbhanj district of the State. This reserve is a national park, which got the name Similipal due to the dense growth of Semul tree here. The semul tree is known as the red silk cotton tree that grows particularly in this part of the region. The Similipal Reserve is the part of UNESCO world network of biosphere reserves (since 2009), which spread across 846 square kilometers.
This reserve is a home to near about 100 Royal Bengal Tigers, chousingha (deer species) and gaurs. The reserves virgin beauty, thick green dense forest, high waterfalls, rivers, shrieks of animals and presence of exotic animals make this place one of the best and unique destinations to enjoy a wildlife tour in Odisha.
Salt Water Crocodiles-
The second most important place that you can explore by booking our wildlife tour in Odisha is the Dangamal- Bhitarkanika sanctuary. This wildlife sanctuary is considered to be the largest crocodile sanctuary in India. The Bhitarkanika sanctuary is a mangrove forest that is situated at Gahirmatha beach. This beach separates the Bay of Bengal from the mangroves. The Bhitarkanika is a home to about 55 mangrove species of the country. In the year 2002, these mangroves were recognized as the Ramsar Wetland of International Importance. These mangroves were a home to saltwater crocodiles that are the chief attraction of a wildlife tour. The Bhitarkanika beach is a world famous destination that is known as the hatching place for exotic Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. The Bhitarkanika sanctuary is also has been placed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest crocodile (nearly 25 feet long). This sanctuary is situated in the Kendrapara District of Odisha.
The Migratory Birds-
The third one is Chilika Lake, one of the largest lagoon in the world. This place is the largest winter ground for exotic migratory bird species and home to endangered species, which you can explore on our guided wildlife tour in Odisha. On your visit to the Chilika Lake, you will get an opportunity to see the exotic birds, waders, waterfowls, raptors, friendly dolphins and more.
The Biological Park-
The last but not the least, on our guided wildlife tour in Odisha, you can explore the not-to-miss place- Nandankanan Zoological Park and Biological Park. This is one of the largest zoos in the country that is situated on the bank of Kanjia Lake. Having more than 500 species of animals, birds and reptiles, your day tour to Nandankanan is fascinating.
The incredible state of Odisha has major wildlife rich places that you can explore in a safe and convenient way by booking our wildlife tour in Odisha.
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