The Places to Visit during a Visit to Chilka Lake

There are few places not to miss while visiting Chilka Lake, with the best tour operator offering Chilka Lake tour packages.

Odisha is a state full of diversities. If you are on vacation to the State, you will fall short of time understanding the expanse of the places to visit. Chilka Lake tourism is an integral part of Odisha Tourism, and you should not miss visiting it when on vacation to Odisha.

If you are with a reputed tour operator, then along with visiting Chilka, you can expect to visit Puri, Dhauli, Pipli, Konark, Raghurajpur, Hirapur and Lingaraj temple. To have the pleasure of visiting these places and Chilka, you need to select the best Chilka Lake tour package of reputed tour operators.

When you are in Chilka Lake, there are few places that you should not miss visiting. So let us know about those places.

Kalijai Temple

This temple is right on an island where the worshipped god is Goddess Kalijai. On the off chance that any day you are visiting Chilika and want to have a spiritual connection with its environmental elements, then, at that point, we best encourage you to visit this temple. What’s more, the locals have firm confidence in this Goddess, and each angler in Chilika worship her before setting out for their fishing exercises. Other than ordinary days, it is during Makar Sankranti time when the temple observes the most significant inundation of guests!

Nalbana Bird Sanctuary

It would be best to be with a reputed tour operator who offers the best Orissa wildlife tour packages to explore and enjoy Nalabana Bird Sanctuary. Arranged in the core of Chilika, Nalabana Island merits special notice since it is a great shelter point for a large number of the occupant and transitory birds. It got the status of a sanctuary in 1987. It especially goes about as a treat for the bird-watchers during the winter season. You can have the opportunity to watch birds like Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit, White Bellied Sea Eagle and get enchanted by watching them bouncing on the water. The ideal chance to visit the sanctuary is from October-March since, during monsoons, the sanctuary generally gets submerged.


Satapada is a must inclusion in all Chilika tour package offered by reputed tour organizers in Odisha.

Just imagine you are on a boat in the midst of a peaceful setting, serenely watching the sun’s reflection on the calm blue waters. And out of nowhere, you spot one of the uncommon Irrawaddy dolphins advancing. How astonishing the entire scene would appear! Presently this is the sort of second which the fortunate ones will experience in Satapada. Situated on the south-eastern Chilika tidal lake, Satapada is also notable for the Sea Mouth Island where Chilika Lake meets the Bay of Bengal.

Rambha Bay

Rambha is a home of natural excellence and is notable for the unimaginable scenes around it. With numerous islands in its area, which goes with the names of Honeymoon Island, Sanakuda Island, Breakfast Island, Ghantasila Island, Beacon Island, Birds’ Island, the spot and its environmental factors add to the appeal of Chilika. But, then, there are times when you can likewise have the chance to appreciate the beautiful magnificence of rare Olive Ridley Sea turtles settling in the Rushikulya Beach close to Rambha. Moreover, if you wish to stop by somewhere for a nap of relaxation previously or after the outing, then, at that point, Rambha Panthanivas will work well for you.

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If you desire to explore and enjoy Chilka Lake visiting these places and at the same time visit other places of tourist interest in Odisha, it is wise to contact OD Travels. They offer special tour packages ensuring comfort, safety, exploration and enjoyment well within your budget. Contact them at 9583-620-350 to plan your trip to Odisha.