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Address: Puri 752001, India
Phone Number: +91 94333 67618

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Chilika is a very big lake in orissa .its a veey gd tourists place.there availability is boat rideing.any thing.big thing .kalijai temple is base in the bich of island

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bibhuti B
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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This lake is very vast and very clean. After 1.5 hours boat ride you are taken to a place where one can see Dolphins. We were fortunate to spot at least 6 dolphins. Also on the lake fronts one can enjoy freshly cooked sea food.

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Thank plpalani
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chilika is a very beautiful lagoon in Odisha. It is a must-visit place when in Odisha. You can reach here from Bhubaneswar by hiring a car to Barkul or Balugaon. However, I would recommend to go to Barkul as it is much more clean and tourist-friendly. There are many small islands in Chilika, the most famous one being Kalijai which... More 

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Indore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Chilka is the largest natural lake in orissa.one can take a Taxi from bhuvaneshvar to sampada. Then book a boat ride for 3 hrs or 5hrs package. One hint, you can pre decide with other travelers to share the boat, it's cost effective n company is always welcome.carry water , munchies n fruits, use sunscreen, carry binoculars. It's fun watching... More 

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Thank RRajawat
Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Chilika lake has an abundance of a variety of birds- migratory and indigenous. If you go in the month of January, its quite beautiful. I have heard that watching the Dolphins is also something to see there though I didnt get the chance. The place in all is quite serene, clean and beautiful.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chilika is a very big lake in orissa .its a veey gd tourists place.there availability is boat rideing.any thing.big thing .kalijai temple is base in the bich of island

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pune
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are different places from where we can visit Chilika lake, one of them are from the Barkul town. there is a panthanivas which is in not so good condition. The charges for everything is so high. the boats are available but because of the high charges all the boats remain vacant. The place can be kept more clean as... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake: As all nature lover says-very much impressive; We preferred rowing boat to avoid noise. On a rowing boat -inside chilka-in the early morning & afternoon - is just spell bound moment for a nature lover. Migratory Bird can be seen only from/after mid of december. Only fortunate people can see dolphins in this side. We have seen sea gull,... More 

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Kota-Rajasthan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is about 50 kilometers from Puri and a full day activity. Once you reach the boat boarding point, you have to hire a boat. Group of 8 to 10 can be accommodated in a boat but either you make a group and than hire boat or you can hire for your own family. Boat charges are same. Normally boat... More 

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Bathinda, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best way to visit Chilika Lake is along with OTDC tour. As because the OTDC is having good boats . Also please try Crab Massala & Pron in OTDC resturent at Chilika

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chilika Lake located in Puri Odisha. This is one of the coolest lakes. Here the Dolphins will be preserved. The lake also known as Dolphin Lake. This lake is the tourist main attraction spots in Puri. Here people's gather to see the dolphins. For seeing the dolphins you will have to hire a boat then they will take you to... More 

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