Water bodies are the harbingers of a healthy eco system. Odisha with its vast expanse of forest, the mountains of Eastern Ghats and network of rivers is blessed with an abundance of lakes and waterfalls.
Odisha is the land of famed forests, mountains, valleys, waterfalls, gorges, soaring peaks with stunning wildlife in their own natural habitats.
For Nature tourists looking to experience wild landscapes in a sustainable way, from Camping to Eco-Resorts,from trekking to birding, from sightseeing to boating,Odisha offers something for everyone and the only thing surpasses the beauty of the State...is the experience of being here.
The important wildlife in State are Elephants, Tigers, Leopards,Hyena, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Giant Squirrel, Crocodile, Jungle Cats, Hornbills, many migratory birds etc.A total of 110 species of reptiles including three crocodilian species, 20 species of amphibians, 479 species of birds, 86 species of mammals have been recorded so far in the State.