Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary – Odisha

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary – Odisha, History, Location, Timings, Entry Fee, Best time to visit, Nearby Attractions, How to Reach, Online Booking.

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary History:

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the popular tourist destinations of Orissa. This Sanctuary was established in the year 1962 and stretched to an area of about 285 square kilometres.  The Sanctuary composed of two watchtowers, which gives the best look of the Sanctuary. These towers measure about 30 feet high. Also one should get a prior permission to enter the Sanctuary. Also, Photography is strictly prohibited in this Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary shows wild varieties of flora and fauna. The Sanctuary shows dry deciduous forest.  The best time to visit this Sanctuary is between Octobers to May.  This Sanctuary has a great population of birds, among all the racket-tail dragon stands as the major attraction. As Orissa is easily connected with many other cities one can easily reach this wildlife destination to watch the beauties of the Sanctuary of Orissa.

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Timings:

All Days of the week
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Fee:

Indians Rs 10/-
Foreigners Rs 100/-
Light Vehicle Rs 10/-
Heavy Vehicle Rs 20/-

Best time to visit Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary:

  • October to May

Nearby Attractions:

  • Huma Temple
  • Maa Ghanteshwari Temple
  • Hirakud Dam
  • Pradhanpat Falls
  • Chipilima Powerhouse


Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary


Odisha, India

How to Reach Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary?

By Air:

Biju Patnaik International Airport is the nearest Airport which is 300 km away

By Train:

Sambalpur Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station which is 45 km away

By Road:

Sambalpur is well connected with other major cities.

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