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Accommodation in Simlipal

Simlipal Hotels are unique in some way, whether it is architectural design or natural settings. Simlipal Jungle Resorts and Hotels are well featured with luxury amenities that are much-needed during vacation.

Simlipal Tour Packages

Here is an unbelievably exciting simlipal tour Packages that takes you to most amazing and off beat wildife tourist’s destination of India. We provides some best tour packages lists for simlipal national park.

Safari in Simlipal

Simlipal National Park is one of the best natural destinations where the richest concentrations of animals occur. Game drives in an open jeep safari vehicles are the best way to discover the beauty and wilderness.

About Simlipal National Park

Simlipal, which derives its name from ‘Simul’ (Silk Cotton) tree, is a national park and a Tiger Reserve situated in the northern part of Orissa’s Mayurbhanj district. The tiger reserve is spread over 2750 sq km and has 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 (1515m above mean sea level). At least twelve rivers cut across the plain area, all of which drain into the Bay of Bengal. The prominent among them are Burhabalanga, Palpala Bandan, Salandi, Kahairi and Deo.

The 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 Orissa declared Simlipal as a wildlife sanctuary in 1979 with an area of 2750 sq. km. Later in 1980, Government of Orissa 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. This tiger reserve also comes under Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve that includes the adjacent Hadgarh and Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuaries.

An astounding 1078 species of plants including 94 species of orchids find their home in the park. The vegetation is a mix of different forest types and habitats, with Northern tropical moist deciduous dominating some semi-evergreen patches. Sal is the dominant tree species here. The park also has extensive grasslands that are grazing grounds for many of the herbivores. These forests boast of many plants that have medicinal and aromatic properties.

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Simlipal National Park

Similipal is perhaps the only one that has multiple USPs. This dazzling landscape, with its diverse range of flora and fauna and the blooming of rare endemic orchids and innumerable medicinal and aromatic plants, is a rewarding experience for visiting botanists, anthropologists, bird watchers, animal lovers and solitude seekers. This is the only Tiger Reserve with Melanistic Tiger population in the world.

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CONTACT

 
OUR ADDRESS
 
SIMLIPAL NATIONAL PARK
P.O.-Khairi-Jashipur
Dist.- Mayurbhanj-757091, Odisha
 
 
 
CONTACT DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

 

Mobile: +91-9937373811 (Mr. Jay)
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.simlipalnationalpark.com