What We Do
We Make Nature Smile
Mangroves are salt-tolerant, complex, and dynamic eco-system that occur in tropical and subtropical intertidal regions. Bhitarkanika is one such location of rich, lush green vibrant ecosystem lying in the estuarine region of Brahmani- Baitarani in the North-Eastern corner of Kendrapara district of Orissa.
The area is intersected by a network of creeks with the Bay of Bengal on the East. The alley between the meandering creeks and rivers houses the second largest viable mangrove eco-system of India. Its 672 sq. km. of mangrove forest & wetland, provides a home to well over 215 species of birds including winter migrants from central Asia and Europe. Giant salt water crocodiles and variety of other Wildlife inhabitants in this eco-system which form Asia’s one of the most spectacular Wildlife area.
If you are looking for a relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating experience altogether, we offer all of that under one roof.
BHITARKANIKA NATIONAL PARK
An area of 145 Sq.kms. has been notified as Bhitarkanika National Park vide Notification No.19686/F & E dated 16.9.1998 of Forests & Environment Department, Govt. of Orissa. It has much significance with regard to ecological geomorphological and biological background which includes mangrove forests, rivers, creeks, estuaries, backwater, accreted land, and mud flats. Bhitarkanika National Park is the core area of Bhitarkanika Sanctuary.
BHITARKANIKA RAMSAR SITE
During 2002 the Bhitarkanika mangroves having an area of 2672 sq-km. been declared as a ramsar site being a wetland of international importance.
Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary was declared vide notification No.6958/FF AH Dtd. 22.04.1975 over an area of 672 square kilometers. The Sanctuary comprising Mangrove Forests meandering rivers, innumerable crisscrossed tidal inundated creeks provide the last refuge to the already endangered saltwater Crocodile (Crocodile Porosus). Besides estuarine Crocodile, the Sanctuary is rich in avifauna mammalian and reptilian population. Besides estuarine Crocodile, the Sanctuary is rich in avifauna mammalian and reptilian population. These Mangrove forests are good habitats for King Cobra, Indian Python, and Water Monitor Lizard. A large number of water birds visit Bagagahan heronry which is an area of approximately 4 hectares.
Our Inside Pictures
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What Our Guests Say
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It has been a wonderful experience . Fantastic environment , Friendly location with wonderful hospitality . Camp staff has supported as in every possible way .Wonderful treat for all of us for the last two days.Would like to come again !
The location is very nice situated . The tents are very comfortable, Especially the bed. The food is very good. The staff is very Nice and always very helpful . The one excursion with boat trip and walking in the forest very nice . I Have seen so many birds and other animals , especially the guide for the excursion wonderful . I wish you all the very best.
Palasa, Andhra Pradesh, India
NICE. They are not like employees…………… Very friendly, affectionate & Innocent……. Campfire they’ve arranged for our pass-time is really good.
We had a very nice stay here. Kishore & Kartik were very friendly & helpful. The food was EXCELLENT. Accommodation Very Comfortable. Thanks you for everything & we wish you also the success you need.
Great Hospitality, Comfortable Stay, Awesome Food. Also made us yearn for more days of Stay! Keep up the great work Sanghamitra.