Bhitarkanika National Park

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Ideal duration: 1-2 days

Best Time: November - February

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"Nature's Abode in India"

Bhitarkanika National Park Tourism

Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha, India is a paradise for nature lovers. It is home to some of the most spectacular flora and fauna, and is a great spot for bird and wildlife watching. Located in the Kendrapara district of Odisha, Bhitarkanika is known for its mangrove forests, which are home to a variety of species of reptiles, birds, and mammals. It is also known for its rich biodiversity and many endangered species like the saltwater crocodile, olive ridley turtle, and the white-bellied sea eagle.

For the adventurous traveler, Bhitarkanika offers a host of activities such as boat rides in the mangrove-fringed creeks, bird watching, wildlife safaris, and nature trails. The best time to visit the park is between October and April. One of the main attractions of Bhitarkanika National Park is the Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, which is home to the world’s largest population of saltwater crocodiles. Visitors can also visit the other wildlife sanctuaries located within the park, such as the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary, the Panchalingeswar Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Bagagahan Wildlife Sanctuary. The park also offers a range of accommodation options from budget hotels to luxury resorts. The best time to visit the park is between October and April. Visitors should keep in mind that there are certain restrictions on activities such as swimming and boating in the park. Also, as the park is home to many endangered species, it is important to follow the guidelines and rules of the park. Overall, Bhitarkanika National Park is a great spot for visitors to explore and experience the beauty and diversity of nature. With its breathtaking landscapes and rich biodiversity, it is a must-visit for any nature enthusiast.

Bhitarkanika National Park Photos

Bhitarkanika National Park
A crocodile is sleeping in the swamp area of Bhitarkanika national park
Spotted deer at Bhitarkanika National Park
The white crocodile of Bhitakanika National Park

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