Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Simlipal: the region that woos travelers

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.

Simlipal Tiger Reserve: Home to Rich Wildlife

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.

Simlipal National Park: a plethora of wildlife

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.

Explore a Plethora of Bio-Diversity at Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary

My trip to Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary was truly an everlasting one that I will rejoice for the rest times of my life. The trip that was planned as part of a group weekend getaway was something that I experienced for the first time and that too in the state of Orissa. After a lot of online searches we decided to visit this sanctuary that is located in the Mayurbhanj district of the state of Orissa, and is one of the famous national parks in Odisha. When we learnt that its one of the far-famed wildlife hotspot between national and international tourists, the Simlipal national park is home to some of the rare and endangered species of flora and fauna, we just couldn’t wait any longer and booked one of the Orissa Wildlife Tour Packages.

Some of the species we found here were Royal Bengal Tigers, Wild elephants, Indian Bisons, Chausingha, Mugger Crocodile and orchidarium. The waterfalls namely Joranda and Barehipani were so beguiling that one can’t resist their charm. 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. And, the best thing one can bask here is the adjoining settlements of the Santhal tribe that introduces one to the traditional facet of Goa. Well! I had a great time visiting the Wildlife Sanctuary Orissa, and if you are envying it all then book out your Simlipal tour. Do let me know about your experience in Simlipal.

Safari in Simlipal National Park

Elevated Hills, Gushing waterfalls and dense foliage is what describes Simlipal National Park in the most efficient way. For a wildlife lover Simlipal turns out to be a paradise that offers a heavenly experience to every visitor. So if you truly can’t resist yourself envying that then just reach out to this bio-diversity hot spot that is counted among the famous national parks in Orissa. The very first sight that I witnessed here was far flung greenery that seemed so vast that it would lead you to the farthest corner of the state.

So there I was ready for a nice weeklong stay in Orissa that started with a Safari in Simlipal National Park. Being a solo traveler I always loved to take things in my own hands and explore some nearby places. After checking in at the resort that I had booked here, I decided to refresh and then pay a call to the nearby area of the Simlipal National Park. To my amazement I was not the only one roaming around the resort but few other travelers who too were fond of this world of serenity and true beauty. So I even got the chance to get to know some follow travelers who were staying nearby. One think that I would really assure you is that this place will never let you have any second thoughts about the lodging here as one can come across numerous Resorts Near Simlipal National Park that offers optimum facilities to travelers. Throughout my stay I really enjoyed the entire trip and caught sight of the various flora and fauna species like tigers, elephants, deer, leopards, langurs, crocodiles as well as bird life. Moreover, the Barehipani and Joranda Waterfall were truly awe-inspiring that spell bounded me with the very first look. A trip to the temples and the tribal village of Simlipal brought an end to my safari that was really awesome and worthy a lifetime memory.

India’s Top Most Visiting National Park – Simlipal

Simlipal National Park is one of the famous national parks of India, situated in the Mayurbhanj district, Odisha. Spread across a total of 845.70 sq. km. The national park houses a rare variety of flora and fauna. The variety comprises Royal Bengal Tigers, Wild elephants, Gaurs, Chausingha, orchidarium and many more. The National Park got its name from the abundance of red silk cotton trees called “Semul” found here. Every year, the Simplipal national park is visited by an array of travelers, who wish to explore the rich wildlife heritage that dwells in this ecosystem.

To accommodate the crowd of globetrotters, a wide range of jungle lodge has lined up some of the most awesome facilities in their catalogue. Located amidst the lush green environs of the national park, the lodge offers some of the best accommodation to travelers. One such name that is applauded for its impeccable services is Toshali jungle Lodge. The jungle lodge offers a home like experience away from home and amidst the wilderness. The lodge offers best Simlipal accommodation that enables travelers to explore the rich wildlife and indulge into some thrilling adventures. To make sure the guest don’t have to compromise with their luxurious needs, the lodge provides a comfy and lavish staying experience

So if you wish to explore the rich wildlife of Simlipal National Park, then head on to Toshali, where luxury is the way of living. Your tour will be an everlasting one that you will cherish throughout your life.

Experience Wildlife with Nainital Corbett Tours

You must have felt the thrill of wildlife, while staying in the civilized world but you can feel it only when you yourself are present in woodland. Delhi Nainital Corbett Tours is here to provide you the real adventure of being in a jungle.

All for providing you the best tour to the Jim Corbett National Park, various Nainital Corbett Tour Packages have been made available by the tour operators in the country. Further, Corbett Tour Packages are available in a big variety and you can make a choice according to your own budget. Furthermore, with the help of these Nainital Corbett Tours, you will be able to observe numerous species of birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles inhabiting the national park.

Earlier named as Hailey National Park when it was founded in 1936, Corbett National Park is a tribute to the legend hunter and environmentalist Jim Corbett. The man is famous for hunting man-eaters – Leopards and Tigers – in Garhwal and Kumaon regions. The park started to be referred as Ramganga National Park after 1956, until it finally named as Jim Corbett National Park.
Spread over a land of over 500 sq km at the Himalayan foothills, the park houses numerous flora and fauna. In 1973, the park authorities launched Project Tiger, making it more of tourist attraction. A number of travel enthusiasts are visiting the national park each year. Now it’s your turn. Avail India tour packages and go for a tour to Corbett National Park to fill your life with a thrill of the wildlife.

Jim Corbett Wildlife Tours to Fill Thrill in Your Life

The thrill of wildlife can be only thought of when we are staying in the civilized world but it can be felt only through being in a forest. The real adventure of being in a forest can be taken by visiting Jim Corbett Wildlife Tours.

Corbett National Park was first named as Hailey National Park when it was established in 1936. After 1956, the park had been known as Ramganga National Park until it finally became Jim Corbett National Park in a tribute to the legend hunter and environmentalist Jim Corbett, who was known for hunting man-eaters – Leopards and Tigers – in the regions of Garhwal and Kumaon.

The first wildlife reserve park of India Corbett National Park is sprawling in an area of over 500 sq km at the Himalayan foothills. It is a home to various kinds of flora and fauna. The park authorities launched Project Tiger in 1973. In line with the project tiger act, the National park was divided into Tiger Reserve Zone and Buffer zone (Reserve Forest). Jim Corbett National Park has a total of five exclusive tourism zones with separate gate for each.

A big range of India Tour Packages are available in the market to help you have your choice of tour, in your budget. Jim Corbett Tour Packages help you see a big variety of birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles residing in the national park.

So, if you have ever wished to have such a thrilling experience, this tour will be really an engrossing experience for you. And if you never have wished, then wish it now and fill your life with some adventurous moments.

A Mangalajodi Sojourn: Wild Orissa Eco Tourism to get close to birds and biodiversity

Haven’t you ever been out with your friends and family and caught sight of an odd bird? You probably wish that you knew these migratory birds whether they are squawking seagull or humble sparrow. It is natural delight to watch birds whether you are old one or younger one. Mangalajodi village near Chilika lake, Orissa is a place where you can watch more than 1, 50,000 birds in the peak season.

Mangalajodi Eco Tourism (Image Courtesy kolkatabirds)
Mangalajodi Eco Tourism (Image Courtesy kolkatabirds)

Getting to Mangalajodi village is task but perhaps there is something to say for your journey that you don’t want to miss in your life.

With every stage of the travel towards Mangalajodi you will move a step far from the rapidity of life you spent in Delhi, Mumbai or any cities of India, but getting closer to the mildness of nature’s beauty. You can’t say that there is no adventure to be had or your tour to Maglajodi is not idyllic.

Mangalajodi village is home to all migratory birds that in every winter migrate here to spend winter in its warm water. Ducks like Shovellers, Pintail, Garganey, Pochards and Gadwall and waders like black winged Stilts, Black Tailed Godwits, Ringed Plovers undertake this journey from Central Asia and Europe etc across the Himalayas and return in summer season.

How well do you know Mangalajodi ……

Manglajodi is a small picturesque village on Chilika Lake famous for marshes fowl congregations located 60 kms to south-west of Bhubaneswar city and 4kms south-east of Tangi town in Khurda district of Orissa, India.

Brahminy Kite at Mangalajodi (Image by Kolkatta Birds
Brahminy Kite at Mangalajodi (Image by Kolkatta Birds

Earlier this site was used for roosting, foraging and nesting by the avian population. Killing, Trapping and subsequent selling of birds were ritual here. Every night, poison were spread here to kill birds, shooters frequently visit this place. In 1997, some volunteers and NGOs of Wild Orissa have taken serious steps to save the wetland. Slowly and steadily they are able to save this place and in 2000 they made a “Sri Mahavir Pakshi Suraksha Samity” of Mangalajodi. And it become a “ Pachers” village that do this task on commercial scale.

Now Manglajodi is designated as “Important Bird Area” by Birdlife International for its significant global waterfowl habitat.

Tourist’s attractions you can’t afford to miss…

  • The prime attractions of Manglajodi are birds, birds and wild birds……! but while watching birds you can enjoy boating and feed the birds. You can experience conservation as Saviors patrol in Mangalajodi to protect the birds and know their migratory patterns and breeding cycles.
  • Photography and Local cuisine are  delights of this area. You will love it.
  • Along with Mangalajodi you can visit Chilka Lake and Nalabana Bird Sanctuary. Every winter, Chilika has 7, 00, 000 to 8, 00,000 birds compromising 121 species.

Best time for visit: November to March every year

Ruddy Shelduck at Mangalajod (Image by Kolkatta Birds
Ruddy Shelduck at Mangalajod (Image by Kolkatta Birds

Where to stay:

You can  get your accommodation at Toshali Sands and contact the  Travel Desk, they will be glad to help you to reach Mangalajodi in 2 hours.

Getting there to Manglajodi  is easy

Nearest Airport: Bhubaneshwar (Odisha State Capital)

Railway: Bhubaneswar is well connected to train, nearest railway stations are Mukateshwar and Kalupada Ghat  on S.E. Railway’s Howrah-Chennai line

Road: Well connected, Tangi on NH5 is the nearest town. Bhubaneshwar city is a 2 hour drive from Mangalajodi.

Ethnic Village Resort “Toshali Sands” at Puri offer an exclusive budget accommodation package to take you to Mangalajodi Wetlands, Chilka, Orissa fro For Reservation and Booking Open from November to March, Book Your Package at http://bit.ly/gO5TkN . Contact your Travel Desk Consultant “Metu” for more information on Manglajodi Eco Tourism at metu@toshali.in