Lulung Aranya Nivas - A Place to be One With Nature & Peace of Mind

Similipal Forest Resort, Lulung, Kochilaghaty Post, Shyamakhunta Block, Baripada, Mayurbhanj District, Odisha - 757049
+91 82 8012 2835 | +91 80 1877 5316 | Reservations (Monday to Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM)
+91 90 4055 2138 | Reservations (Monday to Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM)
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Observe a restful repose at
Lulung Aranya Nivas

Ensconced in the north-eastern part of Odisha, Simlipal is a national park covering 2750 km2. It was declared a tiger reserve in 1973 under “project tiger” and is now home to about 26 tigers. The forests of Simlipal is also a Biosphere Reserve, home to a plethora of wildlife that is rarely sighted. Swathes of lush green expanse, dewy mountains, the chirping of the birds, the trickling brooks, and the experience of a new world cut off to the outside one makes Simlipal a surreal and an enthralling getaway from the city life.

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Lulung Aranya Nivas is a forest resort in the Mayurbhanj district, located close to Simlipal National Park. Set in the backdrop of thickets of tall trees, a number of waterfalls, and the gurgling Palpala river, this rustic resort in Baripada serves as a digital detox where you can remove yourselves from the clutches of mundane everyday life and revive your contact with nature. Burrowed in this bewitching backdrop, Lulung Aranya Nivas is one of the finest resorts in Simlipal, hosting national and international guests since 1999. It serves as an exotic escapade for guests to explore Simlipal's natural beauty.

Your Vacation at Lulung Aranya Nivas

Come, have an enticing stay with us at Lulung Aranya Nivas!

We offer you four elegant choices of stay at Lulung Aranya Nivas. This rustic resort in Simlipal is cut off from the distractions of the outside world, helping you reconnect with your family. The River Side Cottages are located by the river Palpala, providing a cosy stay which also comes with a balcony. The Executive Grand are a great choice for families on vacation, providing two king-size beds and ample living space. The Meadow Suites are luxury accommodations with a lawn at the front, a courtyard at the back and an open-to-sky bath. The Wooden Cottages are our flagship offerings on stilts which provide a panoramic view of the resort and the surrounding areas. The Sunset Villa, also known as the Royal Villa, comes with a private pool, two separate bedrooms, and a dining and living room.

"Please note that our Wi-Fi service is provided at a basic speed and within limited areas, subject to availability from the backend. Due to our forest location, there may be instances where connectivity issues arise beyond our control. We deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause you."

Voice From the Outside



Overlooking the hills of Simlipal, our multicuisine restaurant has a seating capacity of 50, which further extend into a deck outside. Feast on the buffet breakfast and the à la carte menu for lunch and dinner. Enjoy a bevy of cuisines like North Indian, South Indian, and Chinese, which can be complemented by the exotic local delicacies. Treat yourself with a range of mouthwatering dishes!

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Tired of the screeching noises of the city and the gloomy atmosphere of the office? Have a change of location. Conduct your board meetings, training, brainstorming sessions and client meetings at our conference room in Simlipal. This event room at Lulung Aranya Nivas is completely air-conditioned and can handle a floating crowd of up to 30 people. You can also avail the facilities of a projector and audiovisual equipment on special requests.

Make the Most With Activities

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Nature Walks

Be one with nature. Our hotel in Mayurbhanj take you on nature walks to give you a pleasant morning experience and a breath of fresh air. Watch the changing hues of green as seasons progress!

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Cycling is a great exercise that helps you burn extra calories and keep you in better shape. Also, it strengthens your calf muscles and refreshes your mind.



The thickets of Simlipal are a great place to go trekking. It is also a very safe and exciting way to introduce children to the perturbing wilderness!


Bird Watching

Simlipal plays host to a variety of migratory birds as well as a great home to the native birds. Get a chance to witness their beauty and majesty!

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Adventure Sports

Run, climb, jump and feel the adrenaline coursing through your body as you engage in a variety of adventure sports at Simlipal

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Tribal Dance

Tribal arts form an important aspect of the culturally rich state of Odisha. We treat you to a never-before-seen spectacle of the lesser-known tribal dances. Reconnect with your past at our hotel in Simlipal!

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Dance and celebrate, share spooky ghost stories, play a game of charades and have a night of fun and frolic at the bonfire.

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Relax, repose and rejuvenate at our grounds with the warm sun smiling at you 

Enjoy a Range of Facilities

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Swimming Pool






Games at Lulung Aranya Nivas



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Banquet Hall

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Trip to Simlipal


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EV Charging - INR 500/- Per Day



Monday to Saturday: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM to 2 PM

We request you to please bring a photo copy of your valid ID proof such as: Masked Aadhaar Card / Driving Licence / Voter ID / Passport.


Hotel Amenities

  • Free Parking
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Mini Fridge
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Lockers
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Great Location
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Fully Air-Conditioned
  • Safety Lockers