A paradise for nature lovers, the state of Odisha (Orissa), has been blessed with a great variety of flora & fauna. The national parks & wildlife sanctuaries of Orissa are treasures of rare animal and plant species. The tour of Odisha (Orissa's) wildlife, which is well planned, helps you visit those places, which are really centers of biodiversity. During the period of 7 days and 6 Night, it offers you the opportunity to enjoy observing the wildlife in Similipal, Bhitarkanika, Chandbali, Dangamal, Gahirmatha & Ekkakula Island. The itinerary also includes visits to Bhubaneswar, Similipal & Bhadra.
- Transportation as per the program
- All toll, parking & driver’s allowances
- Accommodation including breakfast at all the places
- AC Indigo/Dzire
- 01 double room
- Applicable Govt. Service Tax.
- Major meals like lunch and dinner
- Monument fees, camera fees, guide charges
- Expenses related to personal in nature
- Airfare/train fare if any
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
When you arrive at the Bhubaneswar airport, meet our travel representative who helps you with the assisted transfer to the hotel. After completing the check-in, you can enjoy the wildlife watching the Nandankanan Zoo. A zoological & botanical garden, it is one of the most popular attractions of Bhubaneshwar that extends over an area of 400 hectares. Later, the night is free and you can enjoy the activities of your interest. In Nandankanan, rare animal visitors, as well as the plants of the region.
Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.
In the morning, on day 2, after breakfast, leave the hotel and start your road trip to Similipal, a serene city of Orissa. Late arrival in the afternoon. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. If time and energy allow, you can explore the attractions that are close to Similipal, such as Deokund, Bhimkund, Lulung, and Sitakund.
Stay overnight in Simlipal.
Day 3 of the tour starts early. Get ready for a full day trip to Similipal National Park, one of the best tiger reserves and national parks in Orissa. Once the hunting place for the ancient rulers of Marurbhanj, this national park hosts a wide variety of flora and fauna, such as leopards, elephants, langurs, sloths, spotted deer, etc. Bird watching is another popular activity here since the wildlife reserve has up to 230 species of birds.
After observing the wildlife, visit the popular and fascinating waterfalls within the park, the waterfalls of Joranda and Barehipani. Then in line are the other attractions of Similipal, such as Gurguria, Chahala, Ramatirtha, and Nawana. Stay overnight.
On the fourth day of the excursion, have breakfast and comply with the procedures for departure at the hotel. This is followed by a trip to Bhadrak. The journey is around 4 hours. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and go out for sightseeing. Here you will visit the temples of Baba Akhandalmani and Maa Bhadrakali. The rest of the day is free and you can enjoy leisure activities. Explore nearby places on your own or just relax in your comfortable rooms.
Overnight stay in Bhadrak.
After breakfast on the morning of the 5th, the check-out is followed by a road trip to Chandbali. Once you get to Chandbali, from here you enter a motorboat and enjoy a trip to Dangamal. Later, sail through Bhitarkanika, the hot spot of biodiversity. You can see crocodiles, and several other types of flora and fauna species, making an interesting view for the viewer. This place also has up to 71 species of mangroves. Enjoy the wonderful cruise on the river. At night, relax in the Forest Lodge and look into the eyes of the lush vegetation that spreads everywhere.
Today, post breakfast, you continue to proceed to Ekkakula – a beautiful island at the Bay of Bengal. The place is a delight and offers mesmerizing views of the surroundings as well as its wildlife treasures. Spot hyenas, wild boars, dolphins, and jackals. Later on, have a visit to the Olive Ridley Turtle nesting site on the Garhimatha beach. Later on, start your road journey back to Bhubaneswar. On reaching, check-in at the hotel.
Stay overnight in Bhubaneswar.
On the last day of the excursion, have breakfast and complete the exit procedures. Thereafter, transfer to the airport/train station of Bhubaneswar to board a flight or train for your next trip.