Exploring The Estuarine Crocodile Tour

  3 Days & 2 Nights

11155Starting price per person
Starting price per person


Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park are known as the “Mini-Amazon” of India. Lying on the coast of Bay of Bengal, it is the second-largest Mangrove ecosystem of our country after Sundarbans. Dangamal Nature Camp, Habalikhati and Gupti Nature Camps are located inside Bhitarkanika with luxurious accommodations and different choices of cuisine and delicacies. World’s largest congregation of Salt Water Crocodiles are seen in the creeks of Bhitarkanika. Sighting of Crocodiles, Spotted Deers, Wild pigs and thousands of colorful birds including winter migrants from central-Asia and Europe is very common here. Eco-tourists can see lakhs of water birds visiting Bagagahana- heronery near Suajore creek from the month of August to October every year. More than 10 species of Herons are seen nesting on thousands of trees. Most of the Birds are Asian Open Bill, Black Ibis, Cormorants, and Darters, etc. View of Bottle-Nose Dolphin’s, Irrawadi Dolphin’s and Finless Porpoise Dolphin’s from different beaches of Bhitarkanika is worth watching. Popular beaches of Bhitarakanika are Habalikhati Beach, Gahirmatha and Pentha Beach. It is also the land of streams, creeks, rivers, and estuaries.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Airport/Railway Station Transfer
  • Accommodation
  • Parking/Toll/ Driver Bata/ Fuel cost
  • Transfer Cab GST/VAT/ Service Charges
  • Sightseeing & transfers by cab


  • Air/Train fare
  • All entry tickets
  • Early check-in & late checkout
  • Tips, laundry & Phone Call
  • Boating/ other activities
  • Camera fee
  • Alcoholic /Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Itinerary Visit Guide

On arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway station in the early morning, we will pick you up and proceed towards Bhitarakanika. On the way, both sides of the road you will find typical Villages. The scenery is magnificent. It takes 4 hours of driving. Bhitarakanika is an adventurist's paradise and a breeding ground for Olive Ridley turtles. The second-largest mangrove forest of the country, it was declared a sanctuary in 1975, in order to protect the estuarine crocodile and the turtles in their rare mangrove habitat. Other residents of the sanctuary include water monitor lizards and king cobras.

Check-in at the Nature camp at Dangamal. Have your lunch there. Then have a boat ride. (Boating will be in your own expense) A countryside boat that is approved by the Wildlife Department will tour you around offering a panoramic view of the Ramsar area. Later, in the evening, back to Dangamal Nature camp for dinner and overnight stay.

After breakfast check out the camp from Dangamal and move to Gupti to have a boat to transfer to Habalikathi. Then explore the land of crocodiles in their own Mangrove habitat. Full-day boat safari to Mangrove forest enjoys the serpentine creeks, and watch out for birds, particularly different varieties of Kingfisher. Keep looking for estuarine crocodiles basking in the sun. Also, visit Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary, climb to the watchtower, and look for Pelican & different varieties of Storks. To reach Habalikhati Nature camp one must have to walk 2.5 kms from the boating point.  This place is very near to Gahrimatha Marine Sanctuary. Overnight at Habalikhati eco tent house after dinner.

After breakfast check out and have a walk of 2.5 kms to reach the boating point. The boat will transfer you up to Gupti. Then have a ride back to Bhubaneswar. Drop at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway Station for onward journey.

Additional Info

  • Given prices are on Per person basis on Double Occupancy (two persons sharing a room)
  • Maximum 3 adults are allowed in a room at extra bed cost
  • All the rates and services are subject to availability and may be changed without any prior notice
  • All transfers and sightseeing are provided on SIC (Seat in Coach) basis unless private transportation is not mentioned in inclusions
  • There may be certain surcharges applicable at the time of booking of the tour packages
  • As of now, we are not holding confirmed airline tickets and hotel rooms
  • We generally provide indoor outdoor tickets on the same day, but for special occasions, we might give these tickets on different days (depend on the itinerary)
  • No Transfers are given for dinner unless pre-booked and paid above the holiday cost
  • For any complimentary in the package, no compensation will be given under any circumstances
  • Any delay or cancellation of program due to nature or other reasons will not provide any refund

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