Simlipal National Park

Simlipal National Park is one of India's most popular national park. The sanctuary is located in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Simlipal derived its name from the silk cotton tree, Simul. The National Park is open for visitors from 1st November to 15th June. Simlipal is enriched with dense forests, green meadows, mind blowing waterfalls and awe inspiring rivers. There are two stunning waterfalls in this forest - Jaranda and Barheipani which attract nature lovers. You can get permits for entering the forest from the Assistant Conservator of Forest, Simlipal National Park, Dist. Mayurbhanj, Joshipur -757002. Tel: 06792-252593. Extra charges are levied for car and camera. The park remains open from 6 am to 2 pm.

Simlipal National Park
How to Reach

You can reach Balasore by train and from there you can get bus to get to Baripada or Jashipur. Simlipal National Park has two main gateways - Baripada on the East and Jashipur on the West. Buses are also running from Kolkata to Jashipur. Distance from Kolkata to Simlipal is 191 km.

Accommodation

Toshali Jungle Lodge. Tel: 9937003223.
Panthanivas Baripada. Tariff - Rs. 1300.
Several other accommodation facilities including forest rest house and tourist cottages are available.
For booking contact: Deputy Director, Simlipal Tiger Reserve, Baripada. Tel: 06792-259126.

1 comment:

Biplab Haldar said...

Please add more details about accommodation.