Jungle Safari Unveiled

Bharatpur Nature Tourism is calling nature lovers.

 
This Destination is near Utkal Multicare Hospital at Lumbini Vihar in Bhubaneswar has been developed.
 
This move is to create mass public awareness among public through nature education and jungle safari for conservation of this unique ecosystem of the State.
 
Jungle Safari is not seen elsewhere in the country near any State Capital.
 
Forest and Environment Minister Bijaysree Routray opened Jungle Safari vehicles for the public today to experience wilderness of nature.
 
Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, ACS Forest and Environment Department, Sandeep Tripathi, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and other dignitaries graced the occasion.

Nature camping program for students of SAI International School was conducted.

There are five eight seater open jungle safari vehicles procured and customized out of CSR funding of MCL and NALCO.

 Two sorties will be made from 6 AM to 10 AM in the morning and one sortie from 4 PM to 6 PM in the afternoon. The tariff for each vehicle per sortie is Rs. 2,000 only.

Online booking facility through 
www.ecotourodisha.com will be available for the tourists within a week, said sources.

Bharatpur Forest in the south eastern part of Chandaka-Damapara Wildlife Sanctuary over an area of 20 Sq. Km. in the heart of the capital city is rich in biodiversity.

 It abodes Asiatic elephant, Spotted deer, Wild pig, Honey Badger, Porcupine, Jungle cat, Mongoose, Civet, Hare, Python, Cobra and variety of avifauna and flora. 

This patch of forest acts as Carbon Sink and Green lungs of the city. It also caters to the need of drinking water of the city by recharging the hydrological cycle. 
 


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