Odisha is home to more than 400 species of birds, one of the best birding destinations in the world.
All destinations are for birding. Some of the important birding destinations are here for you
More than 230 variety of birds flock in chilika lake and highest congregation is seen in Mangalajodi of Chilika. Mangalajodi is known as the bird paradise of Asia.
Millions of colourful birs can be sighted while boating in the lagoon along with Irrawaddy Dolphins near Rajhans Nature Camp. Lakhs of Godwits, Plovers, Ducks, Ruffs, Sandpipers, Falcons, Lapwings, Terns, Crakes etc flock in large numbers in Chilika.
More than 271 species of birds have been recorded in Bhitarkanika, the mini Amazon of Asia. India’s largest Heronry is in Bhitarkanika.
It is a photographers paradise. Other than 8 variety of Indian Pitta, Ducks, Geese, Pintails, Eagles, Vultures and what not can be sighted in the National Park of International importance.
Other important Birding destinations are Similipal, Satkosia, Debrigarh, Chandaka, Berbara, Phulbani. All Nature Camps in Odisha are important for birding and facilities for birding are available in all camps.
Get amazed by the treasure trove of the unexplored and untouched Bird Watching of Odisha. Here's our pick of the TOP 6 Bird Watching destinations in Odisha. Scoll the list below and unearth the Odisha's best rightly called India's Best Kept Secret Gems!
Odisha is well connected with major cities of India and South East Asia. By virtue of its demography it comes under the East Coast Railway division & with Bhubaneswar being a full-fledged International Airport, It has direct flights to major cities of India and International capital like Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Odisha with its beautiful landscape and well paved roads provides a delightful experience to bikers and car enthusiasts & the state road transport has a robust bus service to tourist destinations of the State from major cities of Odisha. Click here to view air/train schedules.
Birds aren’t bound by boundaries, so just land up, keep your eyes open & camera ready.
So why is Odisha touted as Incredible India's Best Kept Secret. What is it about the places, people , landscape, art , culture and history that entices? What makes Odisha the land of cathartic Spiritual experiences, intricate art and immortal architecture regaling many timeless tales, flair for dance and drama, pristine beaches, delectable cuisines stunning landscapes and formidable yet elegant wildlife. Don't take our word for it ; read the through the journeys and experiences of the many travel enthusiasts who have traversed and fallen in love with the land of Odisha!
Like what you see? Looking to have a well rounded experience in Odisha? Scroll to see a list of the choicest of curated pre-packaged tours covering the most coveted destinations in Odisha .Browse the list and see details of the trail/package which interests you most. Contact the Dept. Of Tourism recogonized Tour Operator who has published the tour and finalize your trip to Odisha today!