Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary attached to the Bhubaneshwar region. The sanctuary is located on the upper reaches of Khurda in the Eastern Ghats Biological Zone.

It was designated as an elephant reserve in December 1982.

There are several watchtowers for the visitors to watch the wildlife.

The Kochilaberana, Pitagadia and Charichhak watch towers are excellent for bird and animal observation.

There are rest houses at Kumarkhunti and Ambillo where one can rest for the night.

There are two reservoirs, Deras Dam and Jhumka Dam, located within the reserve.

The cottages near the Deras Dam offer a beautiful view of the Chandaka Reserve and a chance to spot wildlife.

Want to go for a good wildlife safari, this would be a great place for you.

Address: Chandaka Reserve Forest Rd, Gadajit, Odisha 754007

Price: INR 40 per person.

INR 25 for a group of 10 or more.

INR 20 Per student & Rs.10/- each for a group of 10 or more

For Camera: Amateur Professional First 3 days – INR 50 Per day – INR 1000 Every additional day – INR 30

Timing: 10 am to 5 pm

Best Time to Visit: October and May

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