Kuldiha Wildlife Tour-Forest Safari & Nature Camps

Kuldiha sanctuary is a part of mega habitat located at tri-junction of Balasore, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar District is a densely forested hill range.

It is not only a compact mass of hills, valleys and streams but a bounty of natural beauties of biological entities. Deeming the rich biological diversity and geological importance, Kuldiha declared as sanctuary vide Notification No.243/FFAH dt.04.01.1984 of Government of Odisha, Forest, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Department covering an area of 272.75 Sq. Km. The sanctuary mainly covers three major Reserved Forests i.e. Kuldiha, Tenda & Devgiri along with some Revenue Forests at the fringe.


One can feel the wildlife of elephants, bison, sambar, giant squirrel, leopard, varieties of birds like hill myna, peacock, hornbills and varieties of reptiles here.This sanctuary is located in the district of Balasore and is blessed with a charming forest and a variety of wildlife such as tiger, leopard, elephant, gaur, sambar, giant collector, a numeral of bird species like hill myna, peafowl, hornbills and various reptiles. We The Weekender offer best Kuldiha Forest tour package from Kolkata or Balasore.

Places to see in Kuldiha Forest:

The Kuldiha Forest itself is the best attraction to watch out for. The forest is also the home to Tenda Elephant Sanctuary and a Lion Sanctuary.

Nearby attractions in Kuldiha Forest:

Among the nearest destinations, you can definitely visit the Russia Dam or Rishia Dam as it is locally known. This is a great place to look for some seclusion. The dam is also the place to watch out for some elephants from the Tenda Elephant Sanctuary who come here for water. You can also visit Panchalingeswar on a short trip.Rissia Dam,Panchalingeswar,Chandipur,Simlipal


Things to do in Kuldiha Forest:

You can go for an exciting trek from Nilagiri through the forests of Kuldiha. Plus, exploring the Kuldiha Forest Sanctuary along with the Tenda Elephant Sanctuary is a must when you are in this part of Balasore.

How to reach Kuldiha Forest:

From Balasore, you have to reach Shergarh via the National Highway. Then from Shergarh, reach Sujangarh via Nilagiri and Panchalingeswar. Now, you need to turn left from Sujangarh to reach the Kuldiha Sanctuary.

Nearest Rail Head-Balasore/ Airport-Rissia Nature Camp(Gohirbhola), Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary(235 Km.)

Panchalingeswar to Kuldiha forest distance is 30 km.
Balasore to Kuldiha forest distance is apprx.40 km.


Best time to visit Kuldiha Forest:

You can visit Kuldiha Forest during anytime of the year except for rainy season when the forest becomes inaccessible.

Accommodation- Tent Booking in Kuldiha Forest-

9 nos.NON-AC Double Bed Tent @Rs.4000 in APAI (with all meals & accommodation) for Two Adults

We can organise Kuldiha Forest Safari from Panchalingeswar or Balasore in a private vehicle. For Kuldiha-Panchalingeswar Tour Package 2 Nights & 3 Days -Call Us at +91 9830011715.

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