Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary

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Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary Tourism

The Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary spreads across 795.52 square kilometers and does not fail to enthrall its visitors with its overwhelming beauty, lush green surrounding, the ever cherished rambling of River Mahanadi besides the very famous Satkosia gorge and large variety of species of wild animals, birds and plants.

Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary is a habitat of tigers, leopards, gaurs, simbal, spotted deers, four horned antelopes, sloths, gharial and many others. The Gharial Sanctuary undertakes the process of breeding of the Gharial to increase their numbers and give them the right atmosphere and treatment.

While you are here, you get a chance to caress the untainted form of nature, the luxuriant greenery leaves your soul enchanted and the existence of the wild animals around leaves your soul enthralled. Sometimes thunderous and sometimes calm river Mahanadi renders the opportunity for fish angling, or to motor-boat or river rafting across it. You can choose to trek or camp in the sanctuary as well. This a perfect destination for the lovers of nature, wildlife and adventure.

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Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary is popular tourist destination among the family vacationers. Spread over an area of about 795.52 km sq, this sanctuary is a home to large variety of wild animals as well as an exotic variety of birds. The flora of this place amazes its tourists. The sanctuary's wide variety of fauna includes tigers, leopards, Asiatic elephants, langurs, rhesus monkeys, mouse deer, etc. Avid bird watchers can also get to see avian hornbill, racket drongo, serpent eagle, etc. This wildlife sanctuary has a beautiful landscape and river Mahanadi carving out its way through the forest just acts as an icing on the cake.

The Safari is only permitted up to an area of about 343 sq km. This place is also famous for its Gharial sanctuary which was mainly established for breeding Gharials to balance the eco-system. What makes this breeding centre more special is the fact that gharials are left into River Mahanadi as soon as they are bred. What makes this wildlife sanctuary one of a kind is the fact that it has options for adventure sports for its tourist within the forest itself. Trekking, camping, boating, and fish angling are the activities which are provided by the forests authorities for the tourists, thus making this place an attractive destination to opt for.

Suggested Itinerary for Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary

Day 1: Reach Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary. Check into hotel and relax. In the evening you can go and see the Gharial Sanctuary which was established to breed Gharials. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Get up early and experience wildlife at its best by going on the morning safari. After you are done with the safari, you can also try doing the adventure activities which are offered in the sanctuary premises itself.

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What is famous about Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

A great place to explore wildlife.

What is not so good about Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

Difficult to reach. Not many options for accommodation.

Who should visit Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal for family vacationers and adventure sports lovers.

What is the best time to visit Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

Tikarpada has tropical climatic conditions.September to March are the best months regarding weather to visit this place.

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What is the local food in Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

It is advised that you carry plenty of water bottles and food along with you because inside the sanctuary you might not find food and even if you will, it will not be filling or tasty.
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What is the best way to reach Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

Nearest airport to this sanctuary is the Biju Patnaik Aiport of Bhuwaneshwar and is around 114 km away. You can also travel by roads easily as there is good connectivity from Angul, Dhenkanal, and the other main cities of Orissa. Angul is the nearest station located at a distance of 42 km. Another major railway station is Bhubaneshwar railway station. There are a lot of buses which commute from the main cities of the state to the wildlife sanctuary.

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What are the places near Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary?

The top places near to Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary are Puri which is 140 km from Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary, Bhubaneswar which is located 113 km from Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary, Konark which is located 157 km from Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary, Gopalpur which is located 150 km from Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary, Cuttack which is located 114 km from Tikarpada wildlife sanctuary

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Q. Can i gets list of hotels and there contact numbers


4 years ago
The best hotels near Tikarpada are- Hotel Prasanti, Hotel Durga, Hotel Santi, and Kamlesh Continental. You can find the phone numbers of these hotels on Google.
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Rohit Shroff

4 years ago
- You may need Identity proofs with your photographs. Carry extra photographs to be on the safer side.
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