Sanctuary is an area that is hub of ecological, natural and zoological significance. In India you can find wide range of wildlife sanctuaries in every state. Like other states, Odisha has varied choice of wild parks. Sanctuaries and National parks in Odisha are created for the purpose of protecting, propagating or developing wildlife and their environment.
Odisha wildlife reserves are most protected areas for the conservation of only animal and nature. The famous National Parks and the wild sanctuaries are Bhitarkanika, Simlipal, Satkosia, Hadgarh,NandanKanan, Baisipalli, Kotagarh, Chandaka, Khalasuni, Balukhand, Kuldiha, Debrigarh, Lakhari Valley, Chilika, Badarama, Sunabeda, Karlapat,Gahirmatha etc. When you plan your visit to Odisha, you will come to see both wild side and know the about the religion and history of Odisha.
Come to visit both wild sanctuary and National Park at Simlipal and visit various spots for visit in the Similipal National Park like Gurguria, Chahanla, Barehipani waterfall, Joranda waterfall, Ramatirtha, Sitakunda waterfall, Lulung, Deokund waterfall, Khiching temple etc. ‘Similipal’ was chosen as one of the nine prime locations for tiger conservation under the ‘Project Tiger’ launched in the year 1973 in the country. Government of India declared Simlipal as a biosphere reserve in 1994.