Bhitarkanika, lying in the estuarine region of Brahmani-Baitarani rivers in the north eastern corner of Kendrapara district of Orissa, is the second largest viable mangrove eco-system of India.
Huge area of mangrove forests and wetland of Bhitarkanika is intersected by a network of creeks with Bay of Bengal on the East. It houses some 215 species of birds, including wetland migrants from central Asia and Europe, menacing salt water or estuarine crocodiles, and a lot of other fauna species like spotted deer, hyenas, fish cats, leopard cats, and big monitor lizards. The eight different species of kingfisher make the park even more special.
Bhitarkanika National Park is recognized as a RAMSAR site and is renowned all over the world for its rich biodiversity.
During their stay in our resort, guests can indulge in nature walks, boat tours, fishing or nature walks in the village and do everything they should have fancied for memorable eco-tourism holidays in India.
Oriya is the principal language spoken in and around Bhitarkanika, like it is in the rest of Odisha. A lot of people, however, can understand and speak Bengali here. A lot of people can understand Hindi, though speaking this language is quite rare.
English is not understood by most people in Bhitarkanika area. Guests can, however, manage with English at our resort. Local staff working with the resort can manage some basic English.
|Currency used||Indian Rupees|
|Area (km2)||672 km2|