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Chandaka Elephant Reserve

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This is a reserve for elephant only, under the Odisha govt, hence well maintained and well... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Hyderabad, India
Nice picnic spot

About 15 kms from Bhubaneswar , it is a very popular spot mainly for picnic and study tours. We... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2017
Bhubaneswar, India
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Apr 27, 2018
Jan 13, 2018
“No elephant, only jungle”
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

This is a reserve for elephant only, under the Odisha govt, hence well maintained and well protected.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Debasis1409
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Nothing to see. Only jungle.only one chained elephant saw near entrance.If you want to see jungle then may go.Permission not granted to go inside with vehicle, but some village boys were going inside with auto/ motor cycle for picnic.

Date of experience: January 2018
8  Thank prosunchakraborty
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This place has awesome views and you can see the elephants really well and you will thoroughly enjoy it. A must see location for every seek thrilling person. Simply loved it...

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Djmohanty
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

About 15 kms from Bhubaneswar , it is a very popular spot mainly for picnic and study tours. We headed for it at about 10am and reached there within one hour. The road was quite good , the spot is just in the main road....More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank karswarna
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This is the only one reservation of elephants in Khordha district of Odisha. But the system is not secured because of the elephants going out of the privileged area by breaking walls of the premises. And this is not for a picnic spot.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank cool_skra
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Unlikely that you will spot an elephant or any other animal. Its nice and green during the right season.

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank shiprapadhi
Reviewed March 15, 2016

you can watch elephants moving freely in the jungle and watch the beauty,but i did not prefer this to visit ,if you want then your wise.

Date of experience: November 2015
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Elephants roam freely in this vast track of forest reserves in Chandaka and Dampara which is just in the outskirt of Bhubaneswar.Though commercial real estate has invaded the periphery of this reserve,still lots of efforts have been taken by the Forest Deptt to provide a...More

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank SAMAREN
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December 20, 2016|
Response from karswarna | Reviewed this property |
I think it is safe, there is a guest house booked through ecotourism site. There were staffs, gate and also trenches so that wild animals mainly elephants can not cross the gate.