Ambapani Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalahandi

The Ambapani Sanctuary is located 77 km from Bhawanipatna. The picturesque Ambapani hills present a panoramic view of nature. A frolicking valley called “Haladigundi” in this hill range exhibits some peculiar features due to the reflected rays of the sun. In the morning and evening, the objects of vision appear yellow. The whole area abounds in spotted deer, Sambar and Black Panthers who can be seen at the Behera reservoir. 5 K.Ms away are the pre-historic cave paintings at Gudahandi.

The Sanctuary is surrounded by hills and forest. Dokrichanchara Waterfall, Badghumar waterfalls, Karak Waterfall, Bhairaghumar Waterfall, Thippa Waterfall is located within the Sanctuary, which attracts tourists during winter. Ambapani Sanctuary National Park is one of the tourist places in Kalahandi.