Lulung is one of the entry points to Similipal National Park and is located on its eastern fringes. The other entrance is through Jashipur. Lulung is situated on the banks of the tributary River Palpala. The river has a perennial water flow. The crystal clear water with pebbles of different sizes on its river bed and dense forest on both its sides is an idyllic picnic spot for many nature lovers. The climate at Lulung, located at an altitude of 300 metres, is wonderful. The view of the hillocks in the distance is just as nice. River Palpala and the surrounding area of Similipal forest are the main attractions of this place. This place attracts many visitors for it's scenic view. This is an ideal place for peoples who love adventure and also for those who love nature.
This place is also known for the stone utensils. You can opt for hiking in the forest area of Similipal and explore wildlife, including elephants, deer and even predators like leopards and tigers. You can also opt for picnics on the banks of the Palpala River enjoying the beauty of the flowing crystal clear water and the surrounding forests. Birdwatchers would have a gala time in the surrounding areas of Lulung.
Best time to visit: Oct to Feb
Open Time: Day Time
Popular Cuisine: Local Food
Attractions: Beautiful landscape with a small stream
Nearest Bus Stop: Baripada
Nearest Railway Station: Baripada
Travel Options: Taxi, Bus, Train
Nearest town: Baripada
Distance from Bhubaneswar: 198 km