Bhubaneshwar to Similipal National Park Expedition
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Product Code : AGORA587
Embark on an enthralling 'Bhubaneshwar to Similipal National Park Expedition' and delve into the heart of Odisha's natural treasures. This captivating 3-day journey begins with a scenic drive from Bhubaneshwar to Similipal Tiger Reserve, offering you the chance to explore ancient Buddhist sites en route. Day two unfolds with a thrilling Jeep safari through Similipal, where you'll encounter a rich tapestry of wildlife, including majestic tigers and exotic bird species. Similipal's rugged cliffs and pristine landscapes set the stage for unforgettable moments. Concluding on day three, the expedition ensures you return with cherished memories of this remarkable sanctuary.
Day 1: Bhubaneshwar - Similipal Tiger Reserve (250kms)
Your adventure commences with a pickup from your hotel in Bhubaneshwar. You're in for a scenic 250-kilometer drive as you make your way to the majestic Similipal Tiger Reserve.
En route, you'll immerse yourself in history with visits to the impressive excavated Buddhist Sites of Ratnagiri, Udaigiri, and Lalitgiri. Here, you'll explore ancient monasteries and admire the intricately carved Stupas, which serve as a testament to the rich heritage of Buddhism.
Continuing your journey, you'll traverse through picturesque landscapes, catching glimpses of rural life, vibrant markets, and local culture along the way. As you arrive at Similipal National Park, you'll check in to your Jungle Cottage or Tent, providing you with a comfortable and immersive stay amidst nature.
The day concludes with a delightful dinner, and in the evening, you can revel in the serenity of the wilderness, feeling the aura of Similipal surrounding you.
Day 2: Similipal Tiger Reserve
The day begins early as you prepare for an exhilarating Jeep safari that will take you deep into the heart of Similipal Tiger Reserve.
During the safari, you'll be captivated by breathtaking vistas, including the towering peaks of Khairiburu and Maghasini, as well as rugged cliffs like Ganapati. These natural wonders showcase the rugged beauty of the region.
However, the true highlight of the safari is the opportunity to witness the rich biodiversity of the sanctuary. Similipal is home to a wide variety of majestic creatures, including Tigers, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Elephants, Gaurs, and even rare melanistic tigers, unique to this region.
For nature enthusiasts, Similipal offers a birdwatcher's paradise with 361 bird species to spot in the sanctuary. Birdwatching enthusiasts will find themselves captivated by the rich avian life in the reserve.
After the safari, you have the rest of the day to unwind and partake in personal activities, allowing you to absorb the natural beauty of Similipal. You'll spend another night at your Jungle Cottage or Tent, continuing to enjoy the serenity of this unique wilderness.
Day 3: Similipal Tiger Reserve - Bhubaneshwar (200kms)
Following a scrumptious breakfast, it's time to bid farewell to the enchanting Similipal Tiger Reserve. You'll check out from your accommodation, carrying with you the memories of this remarkable adventure.
The scenic drive will then take you back to Bhubaneshwar, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, depending on your onward travel arrangements. This marks the end of your journey, leaving you with indelible memories of the Similipal Tiger Reserve and the incredible natural beauty it offers.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- 1-Time Jeep safari in Similipal Tiger Reserve
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Simlipal National Park x 2 nights
Aranya Nivas Resort/ Panthnivas Panchalingeswar
- Any flight tickets
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.