Tour Duration : ( 06 Nights / 07 Days )
Destinations Covered : Bhubaneswar - Similipal - Bhadrak - Bhitarkanika - Chandbali - Dangamal - Gahirmatha - Ekkakula Island - Gahirmatha - Bhubaneswar
Day 1: Arrival in Bhubaneswar
Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, meet and transfer to the hotel. After completing the check-in, you are free to enjoy wildlife viewing Nandankanan Zoological Park. A Zoo cum Botanical garden, it is one of the most popular attractions in Bhubaneshwar that spreads in an area of 400 hectares. Later on, the evening is at leisure and you can indulge in the activities of your interest. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.
Day 2: Bhubaneswar – Similipal (191 km / 4 hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive toSimilipal, a serene town of Orissa, check-in at the hotel, If time and energy permits, you can explore the attractions that are located near Similipal such as Deokund, Bhimkund, Lulung and Sitakund.Stay overnight in Simlipal.
Day 3: Similipal National Park
Get ready for a full day excursion to the Similipal National park, one of the best tiger reserves and national parks in Orissa. Once the hunting grounds for the erstwhile rulers of Marurbhanj, this national park is home to a vast variety of flora and fauna including leopard, elephant, langur, and sloth bear, spotted deer and so on. Bird watching is another popular activity here as the wildlife reserve has as many as 230 species of birds.After wildlife spotting, visit the popular, mesmerizing waterfalls inside the park- Joranda and Barehipani waterfalls. Next, in line are the other attractions of Similipal such as Gurguria, Chahala, Ramatirtha and Nawana.Stay overnight.
Day 4: Similipal – Bhadrak
Morning after breakfast, drive to Bhadrak,the journey is of around 4 hours. On arrival, check into the hotel and leave for sightseeing. Here you visit temples of Baba Akhandalmani and MaaBhadrakali. The rest of the day is free and you can indulge in leisure activities. Explore the nearby places on your own or simply take rest in your comfortable rooms.Overnight stay in Bhadrak.
Day 5: Bhadrak – Chandbali – Dangamal - Bhitarkanika
Morning breakfast and to Chandbali,once you arrive at Chandbali, form here you get into a motor boat and enjoy a ride up till Dangamal. Later on, you cruise around Bhitarkanika - the hot-spot of biodiversity. You can spot crocodiles, and several other kinds of flora and fauna species, making an interesting sight for the onlooker. This place also has as many as 71 species of Mangroves. Enjoy the wonderful river cruise. In the evening, relax at the Forest Lodge and treat your eyes to the lush greenery spread all around.Stay overnight.
Day 6: Bhitarkanika – Ekkakula Island – Garhimatha - Bhubaneswar
After breakfast, you continue 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.
Day 7: Bhubaneswar -drop
After breakfast check out from hotel and transferred to the airport for your onward destination.