Bhitarkanika National Park is located in the estuarial region of Brahmani and Baitarani river in the north- eastern place of Kendrapara district of Odisha.
It also designated as second largest Ramsar site in Odisha. It is the second largest mangrove eco system in India. The park is home to the endangered salt water crocodile, white crocodile, Indian python, King cobra and Black Ibis.
The wildlife sanctuary has approx 215 species of birds including 08 varieties of Kingfishers birds. The sanctuary is also a prime habitat of Leopard Cat, Fishing Cat, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Samber, Porcupine, Dolphin, Water Monitor Lizards etc.
The Bhitarkanika Sanctuary comprises vast mangrove forests, meandering rivers and creeks leading to tidal deltas. The park has 55 different varieties of Mangroves like Salai, Bamboo, Babul, Zizphus, Palas, Casuarines, Sundari, Bani etc. including many other species of flora and fauna.
ULTIMATE WILDLIFE TOURIST DESTINATION
Tourists from across India and abroad visits to this ultimate wildlife tourist destination Bhitarkanika in Odisha, India every year in large numbers from August to April for an adventurous experience of Creek boating, Sightseeing of Crocodiles, Birds, Deer, Trekking inside the national park.
Bhitarkanika Eco Resorts offers wide ranges of tour packages are available in the affordable prices with trip inclusion like Accommodation, All meals, Sightseeing, Creek Boating, Trekking etc. including extra leisure activities like Sports, Games, Campfire, Angling, Sunrise & Sunset view from the resort.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit Bhitarkanika is Sept to March.
HOW TO REACH OUR RESORT
By Raod from Nearest Railways Station :
Bhadrak railway station – 80 Kms to Jainagar Jetty = 2 Hours drive.
Cuttack railway station – 140 Kms to Khola and Gupti = 3 Hours drive.
Bhubaneswar railway station – 160 Kms to Khola and Gupti = 4 Hours drive
Nearest Airport : Nearest Airport is :: BBI ( Biju Patnaik International Airport ( 160 Kms to Khola and Gupti )