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Friday, September 19, 2008

Wildlife in Orissa : Tikarpara Gharial Sanctuary - 22

Tikarpara, a gharial sanctuary - 120 kms. from Dhenkanal (Orissa) is very rich in flora and fauna, and is famous for its gharial breeding project. An added attraction is a trek in the 25 kms. long gorge, with beautiful forests on either side.

Where to stay:

Hotel Shanti, Bus Stand, Anugul; HOel Prasanti, Turang, Anugul - 759125; Hotel Surya Tel. : 2309 / 2248; Hotel Shakuntala Tel. : 2337; Shrikrishna Lodging Tel : 2476

How to get there:

By Air :

Nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar (220 kms.)

By Rail:

Dhenukanal (120 kms.) is the Rail head on the Cuttack-Sambalpur branch line of the S.E. Railway.

By Road:

Dhenukanal has direct road connection to major towns of the State, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Raipur (MP) etc and is located on the National Highway No. : 42

Contact:

Tourist Office, Dhenkanal, Kunjakanta, PO/District : Dhenikanal - 759001. Tel. : 06762 - 4670; Gram: ORRISSATOUR

Related Links :

01. Nature and WildLife of India : WildLife Protection Act 1972 - 1
02. Wildlife in Jammu and Kashmir - 2
03. Corbett National Park (Project Tiger) : Wildlife in Uttaranchal - 3
04. Rajaji National Park - 4
05. Wildlife in Uttar Pradesh : Dudhwa National Park - 5
06. Wildlife in Rajasthan : Bharatpur National Park - 6
07. Wildlife in Rajasthan : Ranthambore National Park (Project Tiger) - 7
08. Wildlife in Rajasthan : Sariska Tiger Reserve - 8
09. Wildlife in Gujarat : Gir National Park and Sanctuary - 9
10. Wild Ass Sanctuary - 10
11. Wildlife in Madhya Pradesh : Bandhavgarh National Park - 11
12. Wildlife in Madhya Pradesh : Kanha National Park - 12
13. Wildlife in Bihar : Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary - 13
14. Wildlife in Jharkhand : Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary - 14
15. Wildlife in Jharkhand : Palmau Tiger Reserve - 15

16. Wildlife in Jharkhand : Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary - 16
17. Wildlife in West Bengal : Sunderbans National Park and Tiger Reserve - 17
18. Wildlife in West Bengal : Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary - 18
19. Wildlife in Assam : Manas Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve - 19
20. Wildlife in Assam : Kaziranga National Park - 20
21. Wildlife in Arunachal Pradesh : Namdhapa National Park (Project Tiger) - 21
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