Sep 05 2015
Give your city life a kick and come out of this concrete jungle to real one for a change. This time come to Simlipal National Park the world of untamed and unexpected journey.
Enshrined in the eastern part India, Simlipal is one of the prominent wildlife park of Odisha, which derives its name from “Simul”(Red Silk Cotton) tree? The Park situated in the Mayurbhanj district in state of Odisha, India. This Park spread over 2750 sq km and established on 1980. There are some beautiful waterfalls like Joranda and Barehipani. The park is surrounded by high plateaus and hills, the highest peak being the twin peaks of Khairiburu and Meghashini. At least twelve rivers cut across the plain area, all of which drain into the Bay of Bengal. The prominent rivers are Burhabalanga, Palpala Bandan, Salandi, Kahairi and Deo.
This wild park is also known for its Simlipal Tiger reserve and Elephant reserve. The park is known for the tiger, elephant and hill mynah. Simlipal jungle safari holds the highest tiger population in the state of Odisha and includes 55 species of mammals, 304 species of birds, 60 species of reptiles, 21 species of frogs, 38 species of fish and 164 species of butterflies have been recorded from the Park.
Similipal Biosphere reserve originated as a hunting ground for the surrounding royalty. The Government of Odisha declared Simlipal as a wildlife sanctuary in 1979 with an area of 2750 sq. km. Later in 1980, Government of Odisha proposed 303 sq. km of the sanctuary as National Park. Further in 1986, the area of the National Park was increased to 845.70 sq. km. The Government of India declared it as a biosphere reserve in 1994. UNESCO added this National Park to its list of Biosphere Reserves in May 2009. There are 10,000 people living in 61 villages in the forest.
If you really want to enjoy this wild park in its true sense then make your stay at Toshali Jungle Lodge, where you practically experience your jungle stay and make it a great memory.
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Jun 09 2015
Set within the richest watershed of Odisha due to twelve rivers, Simlipal jungles attracts a large number of tourists every year. It is one of the prominent National parks of India with two stunning waterfalls named as Barehipani and Joranda, situated in Mayurbhanj, Odisha. Simlipal National Park is blessed enough with natural beauty and boasts of an excellent flora and fauna. With 1076 plant species, 92 species of orchids, 42 species of mammals, 242 species of birds, and 30 species of reptiles make Simlipal the most natural view provider.
Simlipal National Park and the biosphere reserve have derived its name from”semul” the red silk cotton trees found in abundance jungle areas. The National park is Sprawling in an area of 2750 sq. km and lying in the Chotanagpur Plateau in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa, India, Simlipal is one of the 14 biosphere reserve of India.
Besides attracting a large number of people for spending a refreshing holidays in Simlipal resort and hotel provide you the perfect opportunity to relax in your luxurious room along with enjoying homely food under the blue sky to search for new species and explore the forest of your own. The Simlipal Tiger Reserve originated as a hunting ground for the surrounding royalty. It was formally designated a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in May 1973. The Government of Odisha declared Similipal as a wildlife sanctuary in 1979 with an area of 2750 sq. km.
If you are planning for holidays over here be ready to experience adventure, then chose your accommodation in Simlipal to enjoy the fullest amidst the jungle.
Apr 16 2014
The beauty of Orissa is not only limited to the marvellous architectural structures, magnificent temples, art and crafts but this beautiful city has many thrilling wildlife reserves. Wildlife in Orissa is has been acknowledged on the national level. It is also credited for preserving a number of endangered species.
There are many exciting Puri tour packages available with leading hotels and resorts. With these packages you get to explore some of the most famous and frequently visited wildlife spots like Chilika Lake, Konark Wild Life Sanctuary and Balukhand Forest reserve. Chilika Lake is the largest barkish water lake in Asia. It is noted for many migratory birds which flock to the nesting sanctuary in winters. The other attractions that you get to experience with Chilka are Nalabana- is a forest of reeds and is famous for the long-range migratory birds in winter, Birds Island – heaven for the resident and migratory birds, Satapada- famous Chilka Dolphins can be seen in their natural habitat.
Apart from the sightseeing these packages also includes your stay in the best hotels in Puri, meals and other entertainment options are also included in the package. These hotels are beautifully designed keeping in mind to provide the finest comforts to their guests. The other advantages of opting for these tour packages are that your tour gets much organised and fun filled. At the same time you also get to save a lot of your money as well. So, next time when you plan your holidays make sure to get the best experiences with Puri Tour packages.
Nov 06 2013
Orissa is a land of ultimate natural diversity on the Indian landmass. The splendid natural beauty and wildlife has always attracted nature lovers and wildlife travelers to this land. The number of national parks and sanctuaries in the state itself explain the natural richness that this land beholds. From rare and endangered species to migratory birds, these protected areas are home to a rich bio-diversity. As a result, Wildlife Odisha is feast for every visitant’s eye. Throughout the year, this land is flocked by tourists who wish to have some more experience with the wildlife of the state.
During your Orissa Wildlife Tours, you will come across numerous magnificent sights that will take your breath away. Dense forests, wetlands, mud lands and narrow rivers, the land will bring forth some of the most amazing views to startle you. Moreover, Orissa wildlife sanctuaries and national parks tour will surely turn your heads on with their plethora of flora, fauna and avi-fauna. Dotted in different parts of the state, these sanctuaries and parks can be easily accessed by travelers. Some of the renowned protected areas in Orissa are Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary, Nandan Kanan Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhitarkanika Mangroves, Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary, Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary, Gahirmatha Turtle Sanctuary and Satkosia Basipalli Sanctuary. Further, the list comprises Badarama or Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary, Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary, Ambapani Wildlife Sanctuary, Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary, Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary and many more. So come to Orissa and discover its wildlife with Orissa tourism in your own way
Nov 01 2013
My Simlipal wildlife sanctuary trip was a weekend getaway that I basked to the fullest for the first time. Located in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa, Simlipal is one of the far-famed wildlife places that attract domestic and international tourists. The Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary is one such wildlife center in Orissa that houses a range of rare and endangered species of flora and fauna, we just couldn’t wait any longer and booked one of the Orissa Wildlife Tour Packages.
Royal Bengal Tigers, Indian Bisons, Chausingha, Mugger Crocodile and orchidarium were some of the species we found here. Moreover, one can also spot birds such as Red Jungle fowl, Alexandrine Parakeet, Hill Mynah, Peacock, Grey Hornbill, Malabar Pied Hornbill as well as various reptiles. The waterfalls namely Joranda and Barehipani were so beguiling that one can’t resist their charm. Moreover the beautiful waterfalls were a perfect background to enjoy a picnic
So if you too wish to have some great experience, then head on to Simlipal wildlife sanctuary and witness a plethora of wildlife here. The entire region embraces such solitude that you will get a perfect place to keep your stresses at bay. The best thing over here is the accommodation that brings you more closely to the actual region of Simlipal, located amidst natural surroundings, offering spacious rooms, finest amenities and friendly staff. So whatever is on your mind visit this Orissa Wildlife hotspot this vacation and bask a whole new experience.
Oct 25 2013
For wildlife enthusiasts, the region of Simlipal has a lot more than their expectations. The entire region is noted for its beauteous environs, rich wildlife and accommodation near the jungle. And, when it so beguiling then how can travelers let go off such a wonderful opportunity. So I packed up my essential from my hotel in Puri and started to head to Simlipal to enjoy a two day stay in & around Simlipal.
While heading towards the region, I was really excited to explore the wildlife hotspot that a prime center of attraction for many wildlife lovers and adventure seekers. While the range of flora and fauna species boast a vast bio-diversity. The beguiling environs consolidated the beauty of the entire region. The waterfalls namely Bahrepani and Joranda Falls were so astounding that you cannot resist their charm. One can also bask a picnic over here and enjoy their day out. The very best factor that I liked about Simlipal was that it was so easily accessible that when it comes to Getting around in Simlipal one never has to face any hassle. Toshali Jungle Lodge, the lodge that I stayed in for the entire two days stay in Simlipal offers finest accommodation to travelers who wish to bask their weekends in & around Simlipal.
Further, there were many notable nearby tourist places Simlipal all of which takes you away from the hustle and bustle of cities, to the most natural environs.
Oct 23 2013
The early morning rays and chirping of birds along with some fainted noises that were coming from the woods woke me up. As I looked outside, the sun was on its way to outshine everything on earth. The entire region of the Tiger Reserve in Simlipal is famous for its wilderness and tranquility was something that I was really basking out. The cottage that I had booked for the entire week long stay were built up so magnificently in the traditional way that one gets a feeling living in the original homes of Odisha.
The Simlipal Tiger Reserve was originally built in order to preserve the tigers and it today stands as one of the famous Tigers reserve in Orissa that has played a vital role in preserving the endangered cat. The entire region seems wrapped with a blanket of lush greenery. Nestled in the most amazing environs of Simlipal the entire lodge is nothing less than a heavenly accommodation experience to you. And, when you can explore the rich wildlife then no one can dare to miss such a beguiling opportunity.
During my visit to the reserve I witnessed lush green surroundings that were inhabited by numerous small reptiles and birds. The flock of birds flying in a circle over our head seemed as if they are welcoming us. Some of the other animals one can see around are leopards, elephants, sambhars, antelops, langurs, monkeys, gaur, sloth bears etc. Moreover, the birds namely gray hornbill, peafowl, India pied hornbill, crested serpent eagle, Indian trogon etc along with some of the reptiles were also commonly seen species here.
Oct 16 2013
A friend of mine who wished to visit Simlipal asked for some of my experiences that I had been through during my visit to the famous national Park in Orissa. So here I am with the most amazing Simlipal National Park facts and highlights that every travelers must know. One can find numerous tour packages for Simlipal that can really help you out in exploring the national park.
Located in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, Simlipal National Park is a famous national park and elephant reserve that is one of the most notable wildlife centers in the state of Orissa. The national park that got its name from “Semul”, a red silk cotton tree found in abundance in Simlipal has been turning in an array of wildlife lovers, adventure seekers and nature lovers.
Simlipal National park tours in Orissa welcome travelers to the world of rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. Some of the species found here are Barking deer, Chausingha, Giant squirrel, Red Jungle fowl, Crested Serpent Eagle etc. and, the most amazing thing is you never know what you might discover in Simlipal.
The amazing Barehipani and Jordana waterfalls will bewitch you with the very first look. So whether it’s your craving for a surreal holidaying experience or your idea of an adventurous getaway, Simlipal has it all to make it come true. And, make sure to take enough days off for this getaway so that you can never miss out any of its fantastic highlights.