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Odisha’s vast expanse of unspoiled, natural land scape has been its ability to offer a protected natural habitat to the state’s incredible wildlife. Apart from Nandankanan Zoo and sanctuary, the wooded hills in the eastern ghat or the thick casuarinas jungle near the sea beaches give the tourist an excellent opportunity to enjoy nature’s bounty.

Tour Duration: 6 Night 7 days

Places Covered: Barkul (Chilika) – Gopalpur – Taptapani – Rambha (Chilika) - Bhubaneswar

Package Cost

occupancy cost: Rs. 42840

Double occupancy cost: Rs. 24345

Triple occupancy cost: Rs. 19125

Child(02-12years): Rs. 6050

Package Includes: Ac Accommodation, Ac Transport, All Food, Boating in Chilika & Bhitarakanika, Similipal Jungle ride by exclusive vehicle, Entry fee & Guide services at Bhitarakanika & Similipal only and Entry fees for Monuments, Zoo, Museum, Caves etc.

Package Excludes: Entry fees for foreign tourist, Fees for camera/ video camera, Any Air/ Train fare, Telephone, Fax, Internet, Mineral water bottle, Soft drink, Laundry, Guide service for entire tour & any safari tour, boating, Rope way & Battery vehicle facilities at Nandankanan Zoo.


1. Cruise in Chilika Lake & Bhitarakanika subject to weather condition.

2. Light & Sound show at Dhauli subject to weather condition.

3. The group has to walk for the destination/temple from the parking points.

4. Extra Mattress for triple sharing & child.

5. Hotel Checkout time is 8.00 A.M.

6. Tariff subject to change.

7. Tour shall be cancelled without assigning any reason thereof.

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

9. The cut off time of booking will be 72 hours.

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

11. Customized Package tour can be arranged on request.



Day-1: Afternoon arrival Bhubaneswar. Transfer to Panthanivas Bhubaneswar/Panthika Dhauli. After lunch, half day sightseeing of Lingaraj temple, Dhauli – Buddhist Monastery & Ashokan Rock Edicts. Evening witness light & sound show (1st show – 7 P.M. to 7.35 P.M. & 2nd show - 7.45 P.M. to 8.20 P.M.) & Night halt. (Lunch and Dinner at Panthanivas Bhubaneswar/Panthika Dhauli. Afternoon Tea & Snacks at Panthika Dhauli.)

Day-2: Morning proceed to Barkul (Chilika).Sightseeing of Kalijai temple & Nalabana bird sanctuary (visit restricted up to permitted area). Night halt at Panthanivas Barkul. (Bed Tea, Breakfast at Panthanivas Bhubaneswar/Panthika Dhauli, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Snacks and Dinner at Panthanivas Barkul.

Day-3: Morning proceed to Gopalpur-on-beach enroute covering Narayani hill temple & Tampra Lake. Afternoon or evening free for individual activities at Gopalpur-on-beach. Night halt at Panthanivas Gopalpur. (Bed Tea, Breakfast at Panthanivas Barkul, Lunch, Afternoon tea, snacks and Dinner at Panthanivas Gopalpur.)