Simlipal national park

Simlipal national park Timings, Entry fees, Route info, Online Booking

Declared as the Tiger Reserve on 31st Dec 2007.

Critical Tiger Reserve Core area: 1194.75 Sq Km

Buffer Zone:  1555.25 Sq.Km

5569 Sq Km was declared as the Biosphere by the UNESCO on 22 Jun 1994.

Simlipal national park

Contribution Percentage of Indian SubcontinentSpecies
7%flowering plants

From the Recent statistics

SpeciesCount in this Park

This national park is inhabited by

 Animal TypeCommonly saw
CarnivorousTiger, Melanistic Tiger, Leopard, Leopard Cat, Fishing Cat, Jungle, Cat, Wolf, Wild dog, Sloth bear, Jackal, Hyena etc
Other mammalsElephant, Sambar, Ratel, Deer, Civet, Jay squirrel, Flying Squirrel, Mongoose, Pangolin, Rabbit, Langur, Wildboar etc
ReptilesPython, King Cobra, Krait, Common  Cobra, Viper, Chameleon, Crocodile etc
BirdsJungle Fowl, Patridge, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Grey Hornbill, Myna, Peacock, Parrot, Crested Serpent Eagle, Oriole etc

Tiger Reserve Opening Dates: 1 Nov- 15 Jun. Tiger Reserve closed on all other dates.

Tiger Reserve Entry Pass Counter Timings: 6:00 am – 9:00 am

Peak Season: Dec – Jan month.

Other Parts of the National Park opens throughout the year.

Interesting Places nearby

  1. Uski waterfall: 16 Km from Gurguria Entry point.
  2. Barehipani Fall  View: Fall is 400 mt height. 9 km from Uski. 2nd highest waterfall in the country
  3. Navana Green Valley
  4. Joronda Fall
  5. Lulung
  6. Crocodile Hatching Center

How to reach Simlipal national park?

By Air

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Kolkatta which is 240 Km away
  2. Bhubaneswar Railway station is at 270 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Balasore which is 60 Km away.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is not available to the park. It can be reached by Hiring Taxi from Kolkatta, Bhubaneswar, Balasore.

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