Dampara Elephant Wildlife Sanctuary, Chandaka, Khordha

Chandaka Elephant Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located in the northwestern border of Odisha, near the city of Bhubaneswar. Chandaka – Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary comprises a major forest area, notified forest blocks of Chandaka Wildlife Division. It is a popular destination for solitude seekers, a hunt for eco-tourists, a laboratory for researchers and the temple of learning for all. In 1982, the state government declared it a wildlife sanctuary for the conservation of elephants.

Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary was declared primarily to preserve wild elephants and elephant habitats. A variety of snakes, like the Python, and the monitor lizard can also be sighted there. The birdlife of the Dampara sanctuary is no less significant as a large number of species of birds can be sighted there. Damapada Chandaka Sanctuary is a premier wildlife destination in Khordha, Odisha.

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Open Timings

Chandaka Dampada Sanctuary opening time is Monday to Sunday Morning 10:00 am to Evening 5:00 pm

Best Time to visit

The best time to visit Chandaka Dampada Sanctuary is all time of the year

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Baramunda, which is located around 5 KM distance from Chandaka dampada sanctuary

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Bhubaneswar, which is located around 17 KM distance from Chandaka Damapada Sanctuary

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 17 KM distance from Chandaka Dampada Wildlife Sanctuary