(7N/8D) - CODE ( 50 )
Day - 1 : Bhubaneswar-Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Arrival at Bhubaneswar, meet and greet, proceed to Satkosia (120kms). Visit Satkosia tiger reserve. SATKOSIA TIGER RESERVE Satkosia Tiger Reserve is a beautiful, forested landscape, with the Mahanadi River and the stunning Satkosia gorge at its heart. It sits on the confluence zone of Eastern Ghats and Deccan plateau. It encompasses the Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary and the Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary. The reserve has large communities of gharial and mugger crocodiles, and 164 species of bird, as well as a handful of elusive tigers. Boating (IF AVAILABLE) and jungle safari is a thrill to be remembered for lifetime.
Day - 2 : Satkosia -Sambalpur
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Sambalpur. Check in at hotel. Visit Sambalpur city. Overnight stay at Sambalpur. (166kms to sambalpur) DEER PARK, SAMLESHWARI TEMPLE, BUDHARAJA TEMPLE, HUMA-DUMA
Day - 3 : Sambalpur-Hirakud Dam-Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
After breakfast checkout from hotel and visit Hirakud dam (5kms), the longest dam in the world. Then proceed to Debrigarh (38kms). Check in at eco cottages at Debrigarh. Visit Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary. DEBRIGARH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY The sanctuary is famous for its sylvan beauty and pristine wilderness. Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a good spot for wildlife-spotting. It comprises the Barapahad Hills, covered with dry deciduous forest, and the vast Hirakud Reservoir It is a home to mugger crocodiles and also migratory birds in winter. Wildlife here includes deer, antelopes, sloth bears, langur monkeys and ever-elusive tigers and leopards, as well as 234 species of birds.
Day - 4 : Debrigarh-Debagarh-Keonjhar
After breakfast check out from cottage and proceed to Debagarh to visit Pradhanpat waterfall (124kms) which is famous for picnics Spot. After visiting this scenic beauty proceed to keonjhar (130km). Check in at hotel and Overnight stay at keonjhar.
Day - 5 : KEONJHAR-SIMLIPAL NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast proceed to SIMLIPAL NATIONAL PARK (99kms).Visit the simlipal national park which is enriched with dense forest, striking meadows, waterfalls and rivers and is positioned at a plateau with an elevation of 900m. Overnight stay at forest lodges or guest house. SIMLIPAL NATIONAL PARK Simlipal has 95 tigers and a number of other species such as elephant, deer, leopard, gaur, bison, sloth bear, langurs, crocodiles and other reptiles besides 200 species of bird life Simlipal National Park derives its name from the abundance of Semul or red silk cotton trees that bloom vividly. Simlipal National Park has some waterfalls like Joranda and Barehipani.
Day - 6 : SIMLIPAL NATIONAL PARK-BHITARKANIKA
After breakfast check out from the lodge and proceed to Bhitarkanika (200kms).On arrival at Khola, take your boat and journey start for resort, check in Jungle Resorts tent accommodation. Enjoy evening snacks and camping. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day - 7 : BHITARKANIKA-BHUBANESWAR
After breakfast check out from hotel enjoy boat riding visit different creeks to see spot crocodiles bird sanctuary trekking to hunting tower of ancient king Crocodiles breeding centre, spotted deer, many kinds of jungle animal and museum. Proceed back to the entry point and drive back to Bhubaneswar. (171kms to Bhubaneswar) Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar hotel, next day drop at railway station.
Day - 8 : BHUBANESWAR DEPARTURE
After Breakfast Visit city tour of Bhubaneswar like Khandagiri and Udaigiri caves, Tribal Museum, Planetarium , Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Nandankanan Zoo( Monday close) , Dhauli and drop at Airport.