Chilika Lake

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  • Address: Chilika, Satapada, Khordha District, Puri 752001, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Leisure, Family And Kids, Lake, 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.

Chilika Lake Travel Tips

  • Avoid monsoon season as you won’t be able to see the other nearby islands.

Entrance Ticket Details For Chilika Lake

  • Ferry ride have different prices as per hours. Ask the authority about the details.

Chilika Lake Hours

  • Daylight hours are the best time to visit the lake.

How to Reach Chilika Lake

  • By hired car

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  • Chilika Lake Address: Chilika, Satapada, Khordha District, Puri 752001, India
  • Chilika Lake Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Chilika Lake(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chilika Lake: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 45.38% of people who visit Puri include Chilika Lake in their plan

  • 58.06% of people start their Chilika Lake visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Chilika Lake

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

93.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chilika Lake

People normally club together Govardhan Peth and Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary while planning their visit to Chilika Lake.

People also prefer to end their day with Chilika Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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