This Winter, Head To Simlipal National Park In Odisha And Sight Majestic Tigers

by Sanmita A
This Winter, Head To Simlipal National Park In Odisha And Sight Majestic Tigers

Odisha is a land of rich flora and fauna. The state has been wooing tourists with its biodiversity for a long time. The Simlipal National park, located in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, has opened after five months of remaining closed. The Simlipal National park was closed during the entire monsoon month. And the best time to visit the national park is during winter. Read on to learn more about the place.

Simlipal National Park – Opens For Winter

The Simlipal National Park had closed in June, and now the park has finally opened for the public. With the opening, the park is also receiving a lot of tourist footfall. It is spread across an area of 2750 sq km and is rich in biodiversity. It is home to many wildlife species and is among the wildlife sanctuaries with the biggest number of tigers. Thus, making this park a significant tourist destination for tiger sightings.

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About The Simlipal Tiger Reserve

Being one of the significant reserves in the state, the Simlipal Tiger Reserve is filled with rich forests and stands out for its flora and fauna reserve. One of India’s largest wildlife sanctuaries, the Simlipal National Park has over 96 species of orchids. Considering its rich reserve, the place also becomes one of the destinations for short weekend getaways.  Further, the best time to visit this National park is during winter. The Simlipal National Park has a guest house, safaris to explore the jungle and even eateries where one can try the local cuisine.

To reach the gorgeous wildlife sanctuary, head to Baripada and take the road to your destination. It is definitely one of the destinations you must consider while visiting Odisha.

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