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Timings : All Day

Time Required : 2 - 3 hours

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Rushikulya Beach, Berhampur Overview

A hidden gem in the state of Orissa, Rushikulya Beach is a quietude place ideal to relax and enjoy some solitude. This Beach is not visited by a large number of people, hence you can visit this beach to getaway from the hustle bustle of the daily life.

Rushikulya Beach is a great place to unwind and enjoy the beauties of nature. The shimmering blue water and the clean sand makes for a picture perfect place where you can also witness the hatching of the endangered Olive Ridley Turtles. This beach is serene and tranquil where you can sit and listen to the melodious sound of the water and enjoy.

Things to Do at Rushikulya Beach

Olive Ridley Turtles at Rushikulya Beach
Olive Ridley Turtles Nesting at Rushikulya Beach (Source)

Swimming: Rushikulya Beach will provide you with the shimmering blue water to dive into and swim. The waves are gigantic which make swimming a thrilling and exciting experience. The cold water will help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

Witness the hatching of Olive Ridley Turtles: The pristine Rushikulya beach is home to a large number of Olive Ridley Turtles that lay eggs. You can witness the beauty of these tiny eggs hatching and small turtles coming out of them. This would be quite a sight to see and would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. The eggs generally hatch in the morning so try and visit the beach early in the morning.

How to Reach Rushikulya Beach

Rushikulya Beach

By Air: The nearest airport to reach Rushikulya Beach is the Bhubaneswar Airport which is located at a distance of 158 km. This distance can be easily covered by hiring a car.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Rushikulya Beach is the Ganjam Railway Station which is located at a distance of 10 km. Taxis and cabs are easily available from the railway station that will take you to your desired destination.

By Road: Rushikulya Beach is well connected by a number of places including Cuttack, Puri and Kolkata through smooth roads. You can either rent a car or take your own car to reach this wonder place.

Best Time to Visit Rushikulya Beach

The ideal time to visit Rushikulya Beach is during the winter season between the months of October and February. The weather is extremely pleasant which will make spending some time at the beach worthwhile.

Rushikulya Beach is a serene and tranquil place to relax amidst nature. This is an offbeat place that will make for a great getaway. A trip here will make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated.

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