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Waterbird heaven !!

If you are a birder, visiting Mangalajodi is a no brainer. I was there for 3 days in Jan 2018, and... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Bengaluru, India
Nice place

Great location for spotting migratory as well as in indian birds. December to February is the best... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Gobor D
Navi Mumbai, India
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Mangalajodi, Khurda | Tangi town, Khurda 7542023, India
+91 88952 88955
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

If you are a birder, visiting Mangalajodi is a no brainer. I was there for 3 days in Jan 2018, and got 80+ species, and probably missed 10-15. Is it great for photography as well, since you are on slow moving canoes and almost at...More

3  Thank Dipayan_Chakraborty
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Great location for spotting migratory as well as in indian birds. December to February is the best time to visit.

1  Thank Gobor D
Reviewed 14 February 2018

A brilliant place to visit and spend some tranquil time punting through extensive wetlands. I have never seen so many migrant and local birds in one place and even for a non bird watcher it is well worth a visit. The accommodation at the eco...More

Thank Gyles P
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Nice place for day outing.We visited here at end of December.Local villagers will be your guide for bird watching,they provide binocular and guide book for locate bird. Amazing place in Orissa .

2  Thank NiladriR3
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Mangalajodi is world renowned for a reclaimed habitat for waterbirds. It is a place where people who poached birds once upon a time are now bird watching experts and guides. It is one of the villages on Lake Chilika. It is basically a wetland with...More

Thank niltaavaa
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Mangalajodi is situated in the western side of Chilka Lake,nearest railway station is Balugaon. We , not only get to see huge varieties of migratory birds,we also see them in huge number. They flock together in thousands..Boat ride is excellent and the sunset is very...More

1  Thank Amber H
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We went in Dec 2017, and for a reasonable listed price from ecotours, we had a quiet 1.5 hours boat ride with a boatsman and a guide, and were given binoculars too. The guide showed us about 30 species of birds - both native and...More

5  Thank Madhavi M
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Mangalajodi is the north eastern end of Chilka and a very popular place for bird watching. This was my first trip to Mangalajodi and I am overwhelmed with the variety of species (mostly water birds). It is a large marshy area where you can see...More

1  Thank GautamChakraborty
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visited courtesy of the Mangalojodi Eco-tourism NGO that has some basic accommodation in the village as well as offering bird tours in the wetland (with reformed poachers as guides). We didn't stay in the accommodation but enjoyed both breakfast and lunch with them -...More

1  Thank Saydelah
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful destination with natural beauty. Heaven of birds. Specifically taste of local fish and crabs are awesome. They cooks foods of your choice. Their behaviour is very simple and very respectful to the guests.

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Response from Pranav N | Reviewed this property |
Been there in October. The place is awesome. The stays are basic but comfy, good local food. If you aren't able to find bookings, still worth a day trip from Puri. Start early though. The place will be teeming with birds by... More