7 Days & 6 Nights
When you think of a holiday with nature, Odisha comes to picture. 47% of its area is covered with forest, four hundreds kilometers of virgin beachfront, the nesting ground for Olive readily turtle, the Irrawaddy Satapada Dolphins, and the home state for the rare Rudishel Ducks at Chilika Lake always attracts nature lovers to spend few days with nature at Odisha. We welcome you to such an encounter with nature at Odisha.
Arrival Bhubaneswar and transfer to the hotel of your choice. If desire visits the white tigers or lion safari at Nandankanan in the morning and in the afternoon visit to Ekamrakanan to witness a large number of a rare collection of Cactus in Asia.
Take the morning train to Anugul and proceed by road to Satkosia on the bank of Mahanadi gorge. Stay in nature with the community managed Eco camp. Nature walk and a visit to nearby sightseeing places.
In the morning proceed to Bhitarakanika and stay at the camp by the river.
All-day long trip into the park to enjoy the beauty of Mangrove forests and boat ride in creeks to meet large numbers of Kingfishers and crocodiles at the river delta. Back to camp after sunset from the boat.
Depart for Mangalajodi at the wetlands of Chilika Lake. During the afternoon take the country boat ride with the local boatmen who were turned from poachers to conservators of the birds. Meet large numbers of resident and migratory birds (Nov -February) and back to camp after sunset.
During sunrise take another boat trip to the wetlands and back to camp for breakfast. Depart for Satapada by crossing the lake by ferry. Stay at the forest department's Eco camp near the sea - lagoon meeting point.
Take the morning boat trip to meet the Dolphins in nature and then back to Satapada to visit the Interpretation Center and a movie on Chilika by CDA. Proceed to Puri to board the evening train for onward journey.