Where to Stay
Chhotkei Nature Camp is the community run nature camps located at 8 kms away from Purunakote. It speaks of conservation awareness, education and provides immense nature camping experiences to visitors. It is managed by Eco-tourism group of Chhotkei. Besides catering facilities, optional activities, like boating along the Mahanadi river, nature trekking, bird watching are the part of the programme.
Tariff: Rs. 2000/- per person / day ( Rs. 500.00 extra for 1 person) ( Entry fee Extra)
Check In : 11 am , Check Out: 10 am.
Tikarapada Nature Camp giving intense nature camping experience, overnight stay is fascinating and unforgettable.Camps have double bedded tents having toilets with running water supported with security and catering arrangements. Camps run by community managed eco-tourism group (TIPPS ). Apart from stay in the camp, the following activities are packaged as part of the programme:-Boating (in permissible area) on the river Mahanadi and viewing the majestic gorge and towering mountains on the both sides, one can sight plenty of crocodiles basking on the sand banks.Nature walking: Nature lovers and bird watchers can walk around and discover the unspoiled wilderness through the nature trail.
Tariff: Rs. 1700/- / Two Persons/ Day (Inclusive food & stay ) Entry fee extra.
Check in : 11 am Check out: 10 am.
Purunakote Nature Camp: Cottages & Tents with thatched roof are available for a pleasant stay. Wild animals can be seen around this camp. One may get chance to encounter indigenous hill myna, sambar, giant squirrel.Besides Catering facilities, optional activities like Boating (in permissible area along the Mahanadi River), Nature trekking, Camp Fire are the part of the programme on payment of extra charge. It is managed by Purunakote Eco-tourism group.
Tariff: Rs. 1000/- / Two person/ Day ( Exclusive of fooding, entry fee)
Check in : 11 am. Check out: 10 am.
Chhamundia- One Forest Rest House with two suites is at Chhamundia is there under the administrative control of Divisional Forest Officer, Mahanadi Wildlife Division. One can avail to stay there with prior permission of DFO. Tariff per day is Rs.500/- per suite. No catering facility is available.
Kuanria- At the out skirt of Satkosia Tiger Reserve, one Forest Rest House with two suites is there under administrative control of Divisional Forest Officer, Mahanadi Wildlife Division. One can avail to stay there with prior permission of DFO.Tariff per day per suite is Rs. 500/- No catering facility is available. One can avail the opportunity of visiting the deer park just adjoining to the Forest Rest House, Kuanria dam and also the scenic beauty of virgin nature nearby. Kuanria dam is a paradise of water birds almost in all weather.it the deer park and Interpretation centre at Kuanria and there from Baisipalli Sanctuary can be visited to enjoy the virginity of nature with very rich biodiversity.