Balukhand, the sancaturay is located in the District of Puri between Longitudes 850-52’and 860.14’(east) latitude 190.48’ to 190.54’. The flora of the area includes asuarina, Tamarind, Anacardium, Karanja, Polanga, Neem. In the forest you will find blackbuck, spotted deer, monkey, squirrel, jungle cat, hyena, jackel, mangoose and variety of birds and reptiles. There is no accommodation within the Sanctuary. Tourist can stay at Puri or Konark where a good number of hotels of different categories are available.