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Bhitar Kanika National Park

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Address: Rajnagar | Chandabali, Chandipur 756025, India
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Fall in Love with Mangroves

We kept a whole day program for Bhitar Kanika and every one should. We covered it from Panchalingeswar and reached there 9:30am. Took breakfast at Aranya Nibas, Chandbali and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We kept a whole day program for Bhitar Kanika and every one should. We covered it from Panchalingeswar and reached there 9:30am. Took breakfast at Aranya Nibas, Chandbali and started our boat journey. At first, we felt a little bored but when we entered into it after registering ourselves at Forest check point and we simply thrilled. I never went... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This 670 sq km national park is truly a storehouse of wild nature. The park contains two sanctuaries namely, Bhitarkanika and Gahirmatha. The park houses largest species of saltwater crocodiles, white crocodiles, Indian monitors, deers, birds etc. The park is crisscrossed by many rivers like Baitarani, Brahmani, Dhamra to name a few. We travelled from Chandbali, a small town in... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Bhitarkanika offers decent staying option and one can explore the creeks with boats looking for beautiful birds and massive salt water crocs. Bagagahana walk is great to look for wildlife. Monitor lizards are amazing reptiles which can be seen in close quarters. Mangrove habitat changes all the time and its an experience which should nnot be missed.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

It is the place of crocodiles too much scary. We went on a family trip to see the avayaranya and have some fun. And I can say that beautiful day with full of enjoyment is here. But be careful from the jungle as it was crocodile place. We saw so many animals with boat we get to see the Highness... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

One of the closely guarded secrets of Odisha, Bhitarkanika national park is an absolutely amazing experience. There are hundreds, probably thousands, of salt-water crocodiles in the park - we saw 85 in our trip. The forest abounds in classic mangrove vegetation - Sundari trees of Sundarbans fame, trees on stilt roots, and trees with breathing roots. There are Cheetal deer... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

the ride in the boat is excellent and the mangrove forests are a sight. Didnt sight too many crocodiles as we ended up on a cold and slightly wet day. The national park itself is in good condition

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Amazingly surrounded by the the ambiance and the green forest and the climate with the bay view and the nature and wildlife to enjoy with friends,family and groups

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Just a wow experience at close quarters about deadly crocodiles in their naturl habitat. the whole experience is just wow !! If you have kid who needs to see a croc, just don't miss this. Yes it is safe. Pleanty of Bating, good home made food, safety precautions, and you are on.

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Howrah, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

I had no experience to enjoy crocodile in water. But when I visited Bhitar Kanika at Orissa , gained great experience ! I took a launch ( Machine operated boat ) for the visit . I saw black giant crocodiles ,who were taking sun baths . But, I also saw a rare species i.e white crocodile ,too. The river is... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

At Dangmal Jetty where the Bhitarkanika forest bungalow is there and the research center, museum, etc. a hoarding says "Thrill may kill you". We have hired a motor boat (launch) from Chandbali, Orisa and the way we entered the creek up to Dangmal is full of salt water crocodiles. The mammoth reptiles of length up to 20 feet and weighing... More 

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