Bhitarkanika is India’s second largest mangrove ecosystem after the Sunderbans. The National park is essentially a network of creeks and canals which are inundated with waters from rivers Brahmani, Baitarani, Dhamra and Patasala forming a unique ecosystem.Bhitarkanika is home to the largest congregation of the endangered Salt Water Crocodile in the country. The Salt Water Crocodile is the apex predator of the region, besides it, the park is home to numerous reptiles like the water monitor lizard, pythons to name a few. Bhitarkanika is also home to numerous animals like the deer, hyenas, wild boar etc and migratory birds which make it their home during the winter season lending a vibrant hue to the eco system.
The other unique phenomenon is the Bagagahana or the heronry near Surajpore creek. Thousands of birds colonise the creek for nesting and the aerial acrobatics performed prior to the mating makes for an impressive sight. Bhitarkanika is also home to eight varieties of Kingfisher birds which is also a rarity. The erstwhile hunting porch of the Maharaja adds to its heritage value.
See to Believe
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Other Things to Do
While you are at Bhitarkanika, be sure to experience the below list of must try activities. Boating – take the boat ride though the network of creeks and canals and watch the inhabitants of Mini Amazon of India. Birding - For bird lovers, Bhitarkanika spoils you for choices. There are eight varieties of Kingfisher birds alone, apart from a host of native and migratory birds.
Trails Covering Bhitarkanika Nature Camps
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Tent Habali bhawan Type-2Habli Bhawan Dolphin House
07 - 15 Days before check in or else cancellation charges applicable.
For Refund thru Credit Card 5% Bank charges Applicable + Cancellation charge applicable as per hotel policy.
GST AS APPLICABLE.
Extra Supplement Charges as applicable during Festival & Peak Seasons:
Diwali, Peak Season Peak season: 20 December - 10 January, Christmas eve dinner: 24 December, New year eve dinner: 31 December