Chilika LakeCurrently Open
- Address: Chilika, Satapada, Khordha District, Puri 752001, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Must See, Water Body, Leisure, Family And Kids, Lake, Point Of Interest, Nature, Bird Watching
The attraction is a brackish water lagoon and is the largest water lagoon in India, and the second largest in the world. The lake is home to a large number of plant and animal species, and the largest wintering floor to migratory birds. Nalban Island, within the water lagoon is the main area of the Ramsar designated wetlands. Other smaller islands like Honeymoon Island, Beacon Island and Breakfast Island are also there for visit. The open air, and picturesque flora and fauna of the lake are allure for eco-tourism.
Another popular activity for which tourists come here for a visit is for watching dolphin. And believe it! It is an enchanting site to watch out for. As your boat cut across the water of the lake, you will see dolphins diving through the water guiding you to the right path. However, dolphins can be best watch if you come between November and February.
Hence, plan your trip accordingly so that you don’t miss out these mesmerising sites of the lake.
- Avoid monsoon season as you won’t be able to see the other nearby islands.
- Ferry ride have different prices as per hours. Ask the authority about the details.
- Daylight hours are the best time to visit the lake.
- By hired car
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53.77% of people who visit Puri include Chilika Lake in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
58.06% of people start their Chilika Lake visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Chilika Lake
93.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chilika Lake
Nature is at the best part is one side a huge lake and other side sea water. Be careful with local guys they cheat you tempt you to buy the gems.
Lake is nice historical place but ओडिशा govt not putting any effort to maintain this lake a d surroundings of this lake, to much fraud business on the eye of ओडिशा tourism, I am not satisfy by the. System they maintained there
Chilika lake in Odisha has emerged as the "single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world". It is Asia's largest brackish water lagoon with an estuarine character, and one of India's first Ramsar Convention sites.
Its a awesome place for sightseeing..... I recommend you to visit here... I am damn sure you worth it.
Fantastic place to hangout. Specially boating. 3/4 nonstop voyaging make relaxed and refreshed.