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Tikarapada Reserve Forest

Tikarapada Reserve Forest located 200 kilometers from Bhubaneshwar, offers you scenic delights of the wildlife at its best. This forest reserve in Orissa earns its claim to fame due to the Gharial crocodile sanctuary, situated in close proximity to the Mahanadi River. The Satkosia Gorge nearby makes it even more tempting for the trekkers and environmentalists alike. Definitely an ideal place for you to practice river rafting and fish angling! Travel in this natural wonderland and experience the call of the wild at every nook and corner of the forest.

Catch the unmistakable sound of the predators through the thick and thin of Tikarapada Reserve Forest, Orissa. This is your chance to watch the tiger, leopard, sambar, gaur, spotted dear -all under the same roof. The high pitched voices of the tribal clans singing from the adjoining village, renders it all the more natural and mystical. Load your backpack with dry food, mosquito repellents and drinking water and make your way towards the depths of the forest. Keep an alert lookout for antelopes, as they vanish in a fraction of a second before you could actually catch a glimpse of them.

Tikarapada Reserve Forest, Orissa is a sight to behold. The swamp water of the lake provides a perfect breeding ground for these reptiles. As you move on deeper in the jungle, you may sight a lone Crested Serpent Eagle, gliding in lazy circles, searching for its prey. Hornbills rise suddenly from a tall tree. A beautiful Racket Drongo streaks through the path, its black tail trailing behind. It's a sheer feast for the eyes. The best part of this Reserve Forest is the old world charm that it exudes.

For a trip to wildlife sanctuary in India book a tour with indianholiday.com. Log on to indianholiday.com to know more about Tikarapada Reserve Forest Orissa. Shamirpet Deer Park, Andhra Pradesh bustles with activities on weekends on account of get together and picnics that are held in the precincts of the park.

In close proximity to the park you have a tourist lodge where you can put up for the night. But the very fact that the accommodation is not situated at the heart of the reserve ensures that its pristine beauty and natural habitat stays intact. It is a perfect weekend destination-to be explored and left behind.