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Bhubaneshwar, Bhitarkanika Mangroves Forest & Similipal Tiger Reserve Tour

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Product Code : AGORA583

The Bhubaneshwar, Bhitarkanika Mangroves Forest & Similipal Tiger Reserve Tour invites you on an enthralling odyssey across Odisha's vibrant tapestry of history, nature, and wildlife. Starting from the sacred city of Bhubaneswar, delve into its ancient temples and mesmerizing rock-cut caves. Journey to the biodiverse haven of Bhitarakanika National Park for encounters with mangrove forests and unique wildlife like the Olive Ridley turtles. Transition to the majestic terrains of Similipal Tiger Reserve, where jeep safaris unveil the sanctuary's natural splendors, from majestic tigers to verdant landscapes. Concluding in Bhubaneswar, this expedition promises an enriching blend of cultural heritage and pristine wilderness.


Day 1: Bhubaneswar Exploration

Upon your arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, our representative will greet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel. Following a smooth check-in, begin your exploration with a city tour. Visit the Rajarani, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Brahmeswar, and Lingaraj temples (please note: non-Hindus might have restricted access to the inner sanctum). Discover the ancient Khandagiri and Udaigiri rock-cut caves and find tranquility at the Dhauli peace pagoda. Wrap up your day with a delightful dinner and an overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.


Day 2: Bhubaneswar to Bhitarakanika National Park

After breakfast, head to Bhitarakanika National Park. En route, explore the Ratnagiri, Udaigiri, and Lalitgiri Buddhist Sites, showcasing rock-carved Stupas and ancient monasteries. Upon arrival at Bhitarakanika, settle into your Jungle Cottage or Tent. This park, a treasure trove for nature lovers and home to Olive Ridley turtles, invites you to explore its expansive mangrove forests. Enjoy a delectable dinner and an overnight stay in your chosen accommodation.


Day 3: Bhitarakanika to Similipal Tiger Reserve

Start your day with a boat safari in Bhitarakanika's mangrove forests. Cruise through winding creeks, spot diverse birdlife, and possibly glimpse estuarine crocodiles. Visit the Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary, climb the watchtower for sweeping vistas, and observe pelicans and storks. Don't miss the Crocodile museum at Dangamal. Later, journey to Similipal Tiger Reserve and check into your Jungle Cottage or Tent. Enjoy dinner and relax amidst the jungle's nocturnal sounds.


Day 4: Similipal Tiger Reserve Adventure

Embark on a jeep safari in Similipal Tiger Reserve. Admire the stunning landscapes, including peaks like Khairiburu and Maghasini, and the imposing cliffs of Ganapati. The reserve's unique red silk cotton trees and diverse wildlife, from tigers and leopards to elephants and gaurs, offer an enthralling experience. Enjoy a leisurely evening in the jungle's peaceful ambiance. Dinner and an overnight stay in your Jungle Cottage or Tent.


Day 5: Return to Bhubaneswar and Departure

After breakfast, drive back to Bhubaneswar. On reaching the city, you'll be directly transferred to the airport for your onward journey, concluding your enriching tour of Odisha's natural and cultural wonders.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 4 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Boat safari in Bhitarakanika National Park

- Time Jeep safari in Similipal Tiger Reserve

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 4 nights accommodation

Bhubaneswar x 1 night
3* - Kalinga Ashok/ The HHI
4* - Fortune Park Sishmo/ Mayfair Convention
5* - Mayfair Lagoon/ Trident Hotel

Bhitarkanika x 1 night
3* / 4* & 5* - Nature Camp Bhitarkanika Retreat/ Estuarine Village Resort Bhitarkanik

Simlipal National Park x 2 nights
Aranya Nivas Resort/ Panthnivas Panchalingeswar

- Any flight tickets

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.