Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Located in the northern part of Bargarh district (40km from Sambhalpur; 61 km from Bargarh) of Odisha. The sanctuary is covering an area of 347 sq km.
The topography of the region is supports northern dry deciduous Sal Forest. This area is the home for Tiger, Leopard, Indian Bison, Sambar, Spotted deer, Mouse deer, Nilgai, Chousingha, Sloth bear, Wild dog, moijitor Lizards, chameleon and Gaur etc., Varieties of resident and migratory birds arrives to Hirakud water reservoir ( which is nearby to the sanctuary) reptilian species( Gharial, Magar Crocodile, Fresh Water turtle, Poisons & Non poisons snakes etc.)
Best time to visit: Oct. to May (during summer season chances of sighting is more) entry point (Dhudorkusum) open from morning 7am to 4pm for day visitor and up to 5 pm those who accommodate at the resort/ camp of the sanctuary.
Closing of the sanctuary: July-Aug.- Sept. ( During Monsoon)
Nearest Airport: Raipur: 243km, Bhubaneswar- 317km ; Nearest Railway Station- Sambalpur-40km, Bargarh-61km
There are eco cottage and tent in the buffer area (Dhudorkusum, entry point area) of this Wildlife Sanctuary. There is limited accommodation, to avoid the rush please book in advance.
Suggested tour Itinerary:
Tour code: 120/WLTD
Duration of Tour: 2Night/ 3 Days
Day1- Sambalpur- Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary (1.30hr drive+ visit)
Upon arrival of Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary check in a clean and comfort eco resort at Dhudorkusum and after fresh up afternoon Rumble around the sanctuary by vehicle and meet the wild animal on nature.
Day2- Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Early standup for hiking in nature trail with our experts to meet different flora and fauna on nature and then boat ride at Hirakud reservoir in the river Mahanadi and enjoy the panoramic view of nature. Afternoon safari towards Bison ( Indian Gaur ) trail area and meet the wild animal on nature rumble around the core area meet the wild big cat on nature ( depend upon luck) where more chance to sighting wild carnivorous and herbivorous on nature. Evening enjoy the Mouth watering dinner at eco resort and relax.
Day3- Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary-Departure
Morning after breakfast safari in side core area with special permission and then departure towards Sambalpur or your onwards destination.
Caution: Try to obey the jungle rule accordingly in order. Respect the nature and enjoy the nature.
|Keep mineral water while hiking||Walk or drive night time in core area|
|Keep mosquito repellent||Take any arms and weapons|
|Keep silence||Take Crackles and music system|
|Use green or grey color cloth and cap while hiking.||Feed the wild animal, birds and reptile|
|Keep binocular and camera||Disturb the animal, birds and reptile|
|Keep proper permit and entry document||Use plastic polythin|
|Keep blanket while safari in winter||Mimicries the animal and birds|