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Bhitara Kanika

Bhitara Kanika
Bhitara Kanika
Bhitara Kanika

Description :


Bhitara Kanika was under the jurisdiction of the erstwhile Kanika Estate. It is covered with deep mangrove forests and saline rivers and was declared a sanctuary on 21.04.1975. It is a world famous place for natural crocodile breeding. The sanctuary is full of heavenly natural beauty and has innumerous animals like deers, wild boars, monkeys, monitors, pythons and king cobras.

District Headquarter : Kendrapara
State Capital : Bhubaneswar
Nearest Railway Station : Cuttack
Nearest Airport : Bhubaneswar
How to Reach :  
It can be approached by road from Rajnagar via Khola Check gate. It is about 30 Kms. from Rajnagar by road. Dangmal can also be approached from Gupti by boat through Patsala river and then Bhitarkanika nala in that order. Gupti is about 25 Kms. from Rajnagar and Dangmal is 1 Hr. 15 minutees journey by boat from Gupti. Dangmal can be approached from Chandbali by boat in Baitarani, Brahmani and the Khola creek in the Bhitarkanika Nala in that order. Travelling by boat is advisable as it entails a thrilling experience.
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Contact Person : Bijay Kumar Mohanty (Tourist Officer)
Contact Person Phone : 00000-000000
Contact Person Mobile : 9439164610
Contact Person E-Mail :
Web Address of the Place:
Last updated on: 03-10-2013

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