Baripada: The Similipal National Park in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district reopened for tourists today. The National Park and Tiger Reserve were closed for tourists since June 17 due to monsoon season.
Each day, 35 four wheelers will be allowed into the park through Kaliapani check gate (Jashipur) and 25 through Peethabata check gate. Tourists can book their entry passes from the booking counters at these check gates between 6 am to 9 am.
Tourists will be required to leave Barehipani waterfall and Joranda before 3 pm and Chahala waterfall by 4 pm. They are required to leave the park by 5 pm, official sources said.
Notably, the Tiger Reserve has a rich wildlife and many picturesque places to visit including Chahala, Barehipani, Jaranda, Naana, Gududia and Jamuani, which attract hundreds of visitors every year.