Kuldiha is the virgin wildlife sanctuary which is happy natural home for many endanger spices and paradise for nature lover. Located in the northern Odisha & It is south-western part of Baleswar district (35km from Baleswar railway station , 20km from Bhadrak railway station , 12km from Panchalingeswar & 270 km from Bhubaneswar) of Odisha. The sanctuary is covering an area of 272 sq km.
The topography of the region is supports deciduous thick Sal Forest. This area is the home for boost population of wild Indian elephant and including of Tiger, Leopard, Indian Bison, Indian Sambar deer, Spotted deer, Mouse deer, Nilgai, Chousingha, Sloth bear, etc.At the salt leak place one can see lots of herbivorous including wild Indian elephant collecting salt ball from the ground. Varieties of birds like peacock, horn bill, tree pie, hill myna, parakeet etc with Poisons & Non poisons snakes etc. Though it is small in area and more flora & fauna it is more chances to sight animal and birds on nature.
Safari- By own vehicles ; entry permit for the park- on spot
Best Time to visit: Oct. to May (during summer season chances of sighting is more at near the water body point)
Time of Entry : 9Am- 6pm (Daily)
Entry price: Rs. 40 (Rs. Forty only) per day per person , Per Taxi (Sedan & SUV ) entry per day Rs. 100 (Rs. One hundred)
Closing of the sanctuary: July- sept. (during Monson )
Nearest place for Accommodation: Risia Nature camp (Run by local with the help of forest Dept) No of double tented accommodation is 9 (Nine) which includes Foods ;
& also at Panchalingeswar Panthasala run by OTDC– 12km, No. of ac/ non ac Rooms – 30 (Which includes room with breakfast)
Due to limited accommodation to avoid the rush please book in advance.
Suggested tour itinerary : (Below suggested itinerary we have pointed from calcutta but we most revised at your choice)
Tour code: DT- 122/WLTK- 2021-22
Duration of Tour: 2 Night/ 3Days
Day1- Calcutta- (By morning train to Balesore) – Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary ( 1hr drive+ visit)
upon arrival Balesore railway station meet our representative and transfer to Kuldiha Wildlife sanctuary make permit at the entry gate then check in the Risia tented accommodation at Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary. Rumble around the sanctuary by your vehicle with the help of local guide (arranged by us) and meet the wild animal on nature.
Overnight: Kuldiha Wildlife sanctuary
Day2- Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary-
Morning nature walk in the park to meet the wild animal and watch the birds on nature with our naturalist.
Afternoon visit the salt lake place watch quietly on watch tower where more chance to sighting wild elephant on nature(90% chances to sighting wild elephant on nature).
Overnight: Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary
Day3- Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary –Departure
Morning after breakfast departure for your onward destination.
Note: On our above itinerary we suggest to accommodation inside the park but those who accommodate at Panchalingeswar OTDC also possible and after visit the park and making program overnight they back to Panchalingeswar OTDC room each night too.
|Keep mineral water while hiking
|Walk or drive night time in core area
|Keep mosquito repellent
|Take any arms and weapons
|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