BHITARKANIKA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY (3 Nights/4 Days)
Bhitarkanika is a mangrove forest lying in the estuarine region of Brahmani – Baitarani in the North Eastern corner of Kendrapara district of Orissa. Crisscrossed by hundreds of meandering creeks and rivers, this 672 square kilometers of mangrove forest and wetland is home to 215 species of birds, giant salt water crocodiles and a spectacular plant life.
Distance: 300 kms (approx) from Kolkata
Nearest Town: Bhadrak
Day 1: Night train journey to Bhadrak station from Howrah
Day 2: Reach Bhadrak station around 5am and journey by car/bus to Chandbali launch ghat (54kms). After breakfast we are ready for 3 days launch safari to Bhitarkanika Wild Life Sanctuary and journey towards Dangmol Island via Khola – check post. Bird sanctuary Island – Nature trail island. Night stay at Dangmol/ Kalebhanj-diya/ Gupti/ Havelighati Island.
Day 3: After breakfast, launch safari to famous ‘Ekakula (Gahirmata) Beach’ whole day program and night stay at Dangmol/Kalebhanj-diya/Havelighati Island.
Day 4: Return journey to Chandbali launch Ghat (4 to 6 hrs journey) and after lunch transfer to Bhadrak station for return journey to Howrah by night.