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Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary

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This is a place of interest in Puri...it has a wide area protected for the purpose of fishing... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
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Nice Place but Not For Monsoon

If want to enjoy natural beauty then Chilika best place forever. but too much risky at Monsoon... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Debajyoti D
Haldia, India
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“tiger prawns”(3 reviews)
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Near Kalijai Temple, Puri 752011, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful location and best known for diversity aquatic and bird life. Huge salt lake, exploited heavily by fishing and bio diversity is getting affected. Dolphins can be seen during boating

Thank Manjunath V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is spreaded over an area of 1100 sq kms in south west of Puri. It is one of the most visited wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha. This is home to various migratory and local birds such as Flamingo, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Brahminy Kite, Spot...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a place of interest in Puri...it has a wide area protected for the purpose of fishing activity...

3  Thank Swarnalii
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Boat ride on Chilka during monsoon is a magical experience. Less visitors, 360 degree view of dark rain clouds.

Thank tkbose13
Reviewed August 12, 2018

the road was nice but the people were not that friendly, had problem communicating, and please take the government authorized boats as the locals ill treat people.

1  Thank ronobirs
Reviewed July 25, 2018

If want to enjoy natural beauty then Chilika best place forever. but too much risky at Monsoon time. High tide & weather disturb your trip too. You can travel from capital or puri at single day by car.

Thank Debajyoti D
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The interesting thing about the lake is that, ages ago it was actually the part of the sea, & later it totally disconnected from the sea, & now it is known as a lake. More ever, this lake has Dolphins in it, which makes it...More

2  Thank Ankit J
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Nature apart . Beware of the touts when you board the boats (and i mean all boats) for Dolphin Sightseeing. All the boats on the way will stop in the middle on a island where locals will try to sell you fake pearls which are...More

1  Thank Nik_Travel_007
Reviewed June 19, 2018

If its raining -- you will love this place -- have a beer with pron and it will add to your enjoyment -- take a boat ride to sea mouth and then watch some dolphins.

Thank nikhil0210
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Largest salt water lake in Asia, it was the biggest highlight in my Orissa visit. Hire a boat at Satapada (travelling from Puri Side) to view amazing dolphins frolicking around your boat, stop by an island to taste the local sea delights!

Thank rajivkshrivastava
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August 21, 2018|
Response from Vinod G | Reviewed this property |
There are motorised boats which take you to various spots in the lake. You can hire them.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from sagarbhatt2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely.we have seen a few too. You blink and miss kind of situation.So keep looking.