DAY 1: ARRIVAL BHADRAK RAILWAY STATION – CHANDBALI
Arrive Bhadrak by rail early morning. Transfer to jeep for onward journey to CHANDBALI (50 km- 1 hours drive). Refreshment breaks at Chandbali (1/2 hour). Transfer to Motor Boat for a 2-½ hrs cruise through river and creeks up to the forest bungalow. Post lunch nature exploration on foot. Activity includes wildlife and bird watching. Evening boat cruise through narrow creeks-best opportunity to photograph ESTUARINE CORCODILE up to 22 ft; exotic bird or the energetic a short night with flashlight to see Deer, Porcupine, Fishing Cat from close proximity a thrilling experience indeed! Overnight at Dangmal.
DAY 2: BHITARKANIKA WILDLIFE DAY TOUR
Early morning wake-up call, followed by bed-tea; ½ hour to get ready for a nature walk along the Bhitarkanika trail (3.3-km). Today we experience one of the most unspoiled nature trails teeming with exotic birds and mammals. Troupe of Monkeys, sounders of Wild boar, Deer, Sambar and a host of colourful birds. At the trails end we see an old temple; in its vicinity we have our breakfast. Embark on Motorboat for onward cruise to the pristine and untouched GAHIRMATHA BEACH. Lunch enroute on deck. Our boat will sail through the estuary into the Bay’s mouth, offering excellent opportunity to witness sea gulls, Dolphins and other marine life. On arrival transfer to Forest Bungalow (overlooking the virgin Gahirmatha Beach). Rest of the day busy activities on the Gahirmatha beach… beach activities including, bathing, and beach volleyball, simply sitting & watching the dolphins!! Evening Campfire and Beach Barbecue; Dinner and Rest.
DAY 3: BHITARKANIKA FULL DAY TOUR
Early morning wake-up call followed by bed-tea; Morning excursion along GAHIRMATHA BEACH: activities include Dolphin Watch, Post Breakfast, and Beach activities. Post lunch cruise to nearby islands (Subject to favourable weather and tide timings). Beach Bonfire, Antakshari, Barbecue, Dinner & Rest.
DAY 4: BHITARKANIKA HALF DAY TOUR – DEPARTURE FROM BHADRAK
Early morning wake-up call followed by bed-tea. Depart for Sea Cruise (subject to favourable Tide Timings and Weather Conditions) otherwise depart for Chandbali Via Dangmal Crocodile Project. Lunch enroute. Arrive Chandbali, transfer to jeep for onward journey to Bhadrak railway station.