By Road
 From  To  Distance in Km (Approx.)  Journey Time (Approx.)  Route Map
 Bhubaneswar  Joshipur Via Cuttack-Jajpur Road-Anandapur-Karanjia  252 Km.  3hr. 50 min.
 Pithabata via Baripada  270 Km.  5hr.30min.
 Kolkata  Joshipur Via Howrah-Kharagpur-Bangriposi(joshipur)  276 Km  6hr. 30 min..
 Pithabata via gopiballavpur  239 Km.  5hr
 Pithabata via Jaleswar  277 Km.  6hr
 Baripada  Joshipur Via Bangriposi  95 Km.  2hr. 30 min.
 By Train
 Bhubaneswar  Baripada  159 Km.  2hr. 25 min.
 Howrah  Baripada  288 Km.  6hr. 15 min.
 Nearest Airport
 Bhubaneswar (Biju Patnaik International Airport)  Kolkata Airport (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport)

-- Visitors can collect entry permit from the booking counter at Jashipur ( Khairi Niwas Campus) or at Pithabata( Baripada) depending upon the point of entry .

-- Tourists should be advised to use vehicles with ground clearance 180 mm or more for movement inside Similipal area .

Recent Updates
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