Destination Odisha: Similipal National Park
Spanning over 845.70 square kilometres in the northern part of Orissa's Mayurbhanj district, Simlipal National Park is an abode of nature’s scenic beauty and home to nearly 100 royal Bengal tigers and over 400 wild elephants.
Book your stay:
Government has eco tourism cottages for tourists in Similipal National Park.
One can book it’s stay by going into Odisha Tourism’s booking site: www.ecotourodisha.com
How to reach:
By Road: Baripada, the district headquarters of Mayurbhanj, on the junction of NH 5 and 6, is 270 km from Bhubaneswar, 240 km from Kolkata and 55 km from Balasore and 16 km from Pithabata, which is an entry point. The other entry point Jashipur is 97 km from Baripada on NH 6. Both places are well connected by regular bus services. Taxis and jeeps are available.
By train: The nearest railway station is Baripada, served by major trains running on the sector.
By flight: The nearest airports are Bhubaneswar (270 km) and Kolkata (240 km) Direct drive down from Kolkata is preferable.