Kuldiha Sanctury to reopen tomorrow

Balasore: The Kuldha Sanctuary in Balasore district will be opened for public from tomorrow.

Tourists will now get to see animals and birds like elephants, bison, Sambar and peacocks at the sanctuary located in Nilagiri area in the district. The Forest Department has made elaborate arrangements for tourists. For accommodation, tent facility would be provided to tourists flocking to sanctuary.

“So far, four tents have been put up at the sanctuary, where the visitors can stay in night. Total nine tents will be made available for the tourists in next one month. Each tent will accommodate two persons and the price is fixed at Rs 1000 per person for one night. Visitors can also book for this facility online through ecotourodisha.com, developed by the Odisha Forest Development Corporation (OFDC). Besides, various riding activities for kids will also be made available in next one month,” said Balasore DFO Harsabardhan Udgatta.

The visitors can watch the animals when they would come out to drink water from water bodies. Notably, the sanctuary had been closed since June 15.