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Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary

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Bhitarkanika National Park 754225, India
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

We had a night stay at Sand Pebbles Resort before going to Bhitarkanika National Park in morning. Worth visiting, We did see crocodile hatchery, migratory birds also.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 2019man
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

One can see plenty of crocodiles during morning excursions in the back waters. Stay arrangements are very few, with only sand and pebbles the only decent place. The food is not that good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank niranjanglobal
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

An awesome place the place is really a replica of the Sundarbans of West Bengal with mangroves all around. It is also a protection reserve for the estuarine crocodiles. One can also get a glimpse of these species . Apart from that one can get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nav0nild
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing place filled with a good road trip, access by water and cruise through the salt water crocodile reserve, camp at the beach by Bay of Bengal. Watch wildlife and nature sight seeing . Also regarded as mini Amazon of India.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kalinga1936
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

I had no idea about this sanctuary even though my parents are from the state. I was so pleasantly surprised by this beautiful piece of nature. We walked through the national park and saw the largest saltwater crocodiles in the world, wild boars, multiple varieties...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Odisha's most natural National Park is the core area of Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary located in the north-east region at Rajnagar of Kendrapara district in the state of Odisha in eastern India. It spreads over 145 km2 (56 sq mi) and is surrounded by the Bhitarkanika...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

It is known for the longest estuarine crocodiles also known as the salties. It is also famous for the various types of kingfishers.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Aloke P
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The best time to visit bhitarkanika is after october and before march. There are various entry points to the sanctuary depending on where you are arriving from. One can reach Bhadrak by train, drive 50 km to Chandbali and take the boat to reach Dangamal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jayatisg2000
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed inside Bhitarkanika National Park during the Durga Puja holidays. The first night we spent at OTDC Chandbali (so that I can enter the forest early next day and thus get the whole day's time). The next two days and nights we spent a memorable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Raunak H
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Beautiful nature creation, have some free time to spend inside the Bhitarakanika wild life sanctuary, an awesome experience.

Date of experience: October 2017
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15 September 2018|
Response from Sriman S | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are booked online. and visiting Bhitarakanika and car ental can be done easily
26 August 2018|
Response from 3326chinmaym | Reviewed this property |
best way is to take a cab. You don;t have public transport till the entry gate!