Max: 46.9 C
Min: 14.6 C
October to March
Light cotton in summer and woollen in winter
Oriya, Hindi, English & Tribal dialects.
Government of Odisha Tourist Office,
Tel: 06762 221031;
Tel/Fax: 0674 2432203, 2435487,
E-mail: [email protected] ,
Spread over four districts of Odisha -- Angul, Cuttack, Nayagarh and Boudh -- Satkoshia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary came into existence due to the amalgam of three sanctuaries of Raigoda, Padmatola and Mahanadi. Set amidst the incredible landscape comprising the 22 km long gorge formed by Mahanadi, this premier wildlife destination is home to 128 species of birds and 38 mammals species including sizeable population of elephants and tigers. Pangolin, mouse deer, barking deer, spotted deer, samber, chousingha, Nilgai, gaur, elephant, wild boar, jackal, wild dog, wolf, leopard and other species also roam Satkoshia's open plains and waterways. The rich flora comprises of 400 species of plants. It is the second tiger reserve of Odisha.