Mangrove Adventure: Exploring Bhitarakanika National Park
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Product Code : AGORA266
Mangrove Adventure: Exploring Bhitarakanika National Park is a private tour that offers an opportunity to explore the second largest mangrove forest of India. The park is a breeding ground for Olive Ridley turtles and a sanctuary for estuarine crocodiles, water monitor lizards and king cobras. Enjoy a full day boat safari through the creeks, watch various species of birds and keep an eye out for estuarine crocodiles basking in the sun. Stay overnight in Jungle Cottage or Tent and experience the adventure of a lifetime.
Day 1: Bhubaneswar - Bhitarakanika National Park
Your tour will start with a pickup from your hotel or the airport in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha. From there, you'll embark on a scenic drive to Bhitarakanika National Park, which is located in the Kendrapara district of the state.
Upon arrival at the park, you'll check in to your accommodation, which will be a jungle cottage or tent. After freshening up, you can explore the surroundings at your own pace or simply relax and unwind amidst nature.
Day 2: Bhitarakanika National Park
Today, you'll be fully immersed in the natural beauty of Bhitarakanika National Park. After breakfast, you'll embark on a full-day boat safari through the mangrove forests, which are the second largest in the country. As you navigate the winding creeks and canals, you'll have the opportunity to spot various species of birds, including different varieties of kingfishers, as well as water monitor lizards, king cobras, and the rare and endangered estuarine crocodile. You'll also visit the Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary, where you can climb a watchtower and look for pelicans and different varieties of storks.
Later in the day, you'll visit the Crocodile Museum at Dangamal to learn more about the park's resident crocodiles and their habitat. In the evening, you'll return to your jungle cottage or tent for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3: Bhitarakanika National Park - Bhubaneswar
After breakfast at the hotel, you'll check out and begin the drive back to Bhubaneswar. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to stop at any scenic spots or local villages that catch your eye. Your tour will end with a drop-off at the airport or your hotel in Bhubaneswar.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- All Meals starting from 1st day tinner to last day breakfast.
- 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 Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar
Bhitarkanika x 2 night
3* - Nature Camp Bhitarkanika Retreat/ Estuarine Village Resort Bhitarkanika
- 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.