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Similipal Tiger Reserve
Thick and green forests, extensive grassy lands and meadows, cloud kissing peaks, precipitous and sparkling waterfalls, meandering rivers, roaring tigers and trumpeting tuskers, fleeing deer and flying squirrels, talking myna and dancing peacocks et al make Similipal a dreamland of Nature in the wilderness and an irresistible destination.
Spread over an area of 2750 kms.the park was specially chosen by project tiger for continuing the onerous task of conserving for the countrys deteriorating tiger population.One of Indias tiger reserves Similipal has over more than 95 tigers within the lavish bounds of the sanctuary.Leopards,elephants, Mugger crocodiles and numerous reptiles abound here. Over 231 species of birds people the forest and waterways in the park.