BBC World Service - Outlook, India's amazing sand artist | PRESS RELEASE | DHAULI LIGHT & SOUND SHOW STARTS FROM 1ST MAR 2017 | 1ST SHOW - 7PM TO 7.35PM | 2ND SHOW - 7.45PM TO 8.20PM.


Bhitarakanika widely acclaimed for its biodiversity in flora and fauna is the second largest compact mangrove ecosystem in India extending over more than six hundred square kilometers. Visitors can experience the world’s largest esturian crocodiles, snakes, spotted deer and birds. Buddhist history is sculpted in the ruins of Ratnagiri, Lalitagiri and Udayagiri, aptly known as Diamond Triangle.

Tour Duration: 2 nights 3 days

Places Covered: Bhitarakanika wildlife sanctuary, Ratnagiri, Lalitagiri & Udayagiri (Buddhist heritage & Diamond Triangle) and Bhubaneswar Sightseeing (Temples, Caves, Zoo, Ekamra haat, Dhauli buddhist monastery).

Package Cost

occupancy cost: Rs.21540

Double occupancy cost: Rs.12015

Triple occupancy cost: Rs.9105

Child(02-12years): Rs.2250

Package Includes: A.C. Accommodation on twin sharing basis, AC Transport, Food (Breakfast to Dinner), Boating in Bhitarakanika, Entry Fees & exclusive guide service of Bhitarakanika.

Package Excludes: Entry fees for foreign guest & fees for Camera, Video Camera, Telephone bill, Any Air/Train fare, Laundry & Mineral Water Bottle.


1. Child below 2 Years complementary.

2. Extra Mattress for triple sharing & child.

3. Hotel Checkout time is 8.00 A.M.

4. Tariff subject to change.

5. The Per head Package rate in double occupancy is also applicable for group size of 4 person.

6. Beyond 4 person group size the package shall be customized on request.

7. The package will be booked through online on real time basis.

8. The cut off time of booking will be 48 hours.

9. The cancellation of the booking will be made as per the prevailing cancellation rules of the corporation



Day-1: Arrival Bhubaneswar (by morning flight).Transfer to Panthanivas. After fresh up & breakfast proceed to Chandabali with packed lunch, enroute covering Ratnagiri – Lalitagiri & Udayagiri (Buddhist heritage & Diamond Triangle). Night halt at Aranyanivas Chandabali. (Tea, Breakfast & Packed Lunch will be provided by Panthanivas Bhubaneswar, Afternoon Tea, Snacks and Dinner at Aranyanivas Chandabali).

Day-2: Morning after breakfast visit Bhitarakanika Wildlife Sanctuary by boat. See Crocodiles in different gesture on both side of the river while cruising in the middle. Besides, spotted deer’s, birds in the mangrove jungle and Dangmal Crocodile Reservoir are additional attractions. Lunch at Aranyanivas. Evening back to Bhubaneswar and Night Halt at Panthanivas Bhubaneswar. (Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Snacks at Aranyanivas Chandabali and Dinner at Panthanivas Bhubaneswar.

Day-3: Sightseeing of Bhubaneswar Temples (Lingaraj, Mukteswar, Rajarani), Dhauli – Buddhist Monastery, Khandagiri & Udayagiri caves & State Museum. Afternoon local shopping. Evening drop at Airport. (Bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Snacks and Dinner at Panthanivas Bhubaneswar.)