How To Reach

Simlipal is approachable via Jashipur on NH-6 and via Baripada on NH-5 through Pithabata. The nearest rail head is Baripada connecting Rupsa on Howrah – Chennai main line and Balasore. The distance of entry points by road is as under.
By Road
NH-5 (Kolkata-Chennai) in North-East and NH-6 (Kolkata-Mumbai) in North-West side run very close to the Sanctuary.
The road distances of both the entrances are as follows:
From To
Entrance Baripada Balasore Bhubaneswar Calcutta
Pithabata 21 Km 75 km. 267 km. 241 km.
Jashipur 95 Km 153 km. 248 km. 280 km.
By Rail
  • The nearest railhead is Baripada connecting Rupsa on Howrah-Chennai main line of South-Eastern railway.
  • Balasore at a distance of 52 km from Baripada on Howrah-Chennai main line is also the second nearest railhead
By Air
Kolkata and Bhubaneswar are the nearest airports.

Tourist Map

Tourist Map of Simlipal