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Are you a nature lover? If yes then you cannot leave Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary. No matter if you are with your family, friends or lovers, this place is a perfect picnic spot for you. You can sit amongst the greens, hearing the chirp of different birds and enjoying the view to the fullest. It is located in south-west Puri which is a popular tourist destination itself.

Top attractions of Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary

Dolphin Point

The Dolphin Point is one of the most amazing tourist spots to visit especially with children. They will adore this place. If you are lucky then you might just be able to spot a dolphin. This place witnesses a variety of dolphins such as Irrawaddy dolphin, Bottlenose Dolphins. The sight is just truly mesmerizing to explore.

Mangalajodi

Mangalajodi is one of the ancient villages which is situated around the Chilika region. This village is quite ancient in terms of its history and is also much popular among the people who like to go fishing. So much so, that now it is also known by the name of the fishing village.

Nalabana Bird Sanctuary

The Nalabana Bird Sanctuary is quite a popular tourist attraction among people. You can see a lot of tourists just about any given time. This park is situated along the circumference of around 8 kilometres and here you can find practically thousands of migratory birds ranging in the diverse spectrum of variety.

Things to do in Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary

Tara Tarini Temple

This temple is dedicated to the twin goddesses Tara and Tarini. Located on the very top of the blue-capped hill this tourist spot is visited by a considerable amount of tourists and locals alike. The devotees who come to this place have to climb a distance of 1000 steps to reach the shrine.

Satapada Resort

This resort has been situated along the shores of the lake. And owing to its popularity this place is considered to be one of the chief tourist attractions. Perhaps what acts as a major factor to draw the attention of the tourists is the confluence of the lake along with the Bay of Bengal. If lucky, then you might also be able to sight some dolphins in this place. Boating is also a great activity in which people can be seen participating and enjoying.

Narayani Temple

It is believed that the Goddess Narayani was the manifestation of the Goddess Durga herself. While travelling and exploring this temple you will get to see the beautiful idol of the Goddess established in the sanctum. This shrine has been situated in the Eastern Ghats which are just too beautiful and thus are a famous picnic spot among the people as well.  

Best time to visit Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary

If you are planning a trip to this place then it is recommended that you travel in the months of November to February. This is the time when you would be able to witness the lush and contrasting variety of the migratory birds.  

How to reach Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary?

By Air - It is in Bhubaneshwar that the nearest airport is situated at a distance of around 120 km. From there you will have to catch a taxi or a bus to travel to your specific destination.

By Road - For travelling via road you can take a bus which can be found at regular interval of time. So, travelling via roads won’t be an issue for you.  

By Train - The nearest railway stations are located in Rambha and Balugaon. The overall connectivity via train network is good thus you can travel in a seamless manner.

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