Bhubaneshwar to Kolkata via Mangroves Forest & Tiger Reserve

Bhubaneshwar to Kolkata via Mangroves Forest & Tiger Reserve tour will begin with pick up from Bhubaneshwar airport. Explore the Hindu collection of grand temples in Bhubaneshwar and Caves of Khandagiri & Udaigiri. Then proceed to Bhitarakanika via visiting Ratnagiri, Udaigiri & Lalitgiri excavated Buddhist Sites. Enjoy boat safari in Mangroves Forest a nestling ground for estuarine crocodile and the Olive Ridley turtles. Next proceed to Similipal National Park endowed with high peaks and rocky cliffs harbouring Tiger, Leopard, Sloth bear, Elephant, Gaur and other important major faunal species. Then drive to Kolkata a colonial city with many historical monuments of Raj Era.

per adult from

$1,932

NZD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • 1 Boat Safari in Bhitarakanika National Park
    • 1 Jeep safari in Similipal Tiger Reserve
    • 6 Nights accommodation in offered hotels or similar (standard room)
    • All meal included accommodation in Bhitarakanika National Park & Similipal Tiger Reserve
    • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
    • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
    • Bottled water
    • Applicable GST (government taxes).
    • Entry/Admission - Similipal Tiger Reserve
    What's excluded :
    • Or anything not mentioned above.
    • Any air fare
    • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
    • Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned

  • Day 1: Arrive Bhubaneswar

    Stop At: Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, Khurda District, Odisha
    On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Later city tour visiting famous temples including Rajarani, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Brahmeswar & Lingaraj (Foreigners and non-Hindus are not allowed inside the sanctum sanctorum). Also visit Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves (the oldest rock cut caves) and Dhauli peace pagoda.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Bhubaneswar - Bhitarakanika National Park (200kms/ 4hrs approx)

    Stop At: Bhitarkanika, Odisha 754248, India
    Breakfast at hotel, drive to Bhitarakanika via visiting Ratnagiri, Udaigiri & Lalitgiri excavated Buddhist Sites filled with many Stupas cut out from rock and ancient monastery. Arrive Bhitarakanika check in at Jungle Cottage/ Tent. Bhitarkanika is an adventurist's paradise and a breeding ground for Olive Ridley turtles. The second largest mangrove forest of the country, it was declared a sanctuary in 1975, in order to protect the estuarine crocodile and the turtles in their rare mangrove habitat. Other residents of the sanctuary include water monitor lizards and king cobras.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight at Jungle Cottage/ Tent.

    Day 3: Bhitarakanika National Park - Similipal Tiger Reserve (200kms/ 4hrs approx)

    Stop At: Bhitarkanika National Park, Bhitarkanika National Park, Kendrapara District, Odisha
    After breakfast ready to explore the land of crocodiles in their own Mangrove habitat. Boat safari in Mangrove forest, enjoy the serpentine creeks, watch out for birds, particularly different varieties of Kingfisher. Keep looking for estuarine crocodiles basking in the sun. Also visit Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary, climb to watch tower, look for Pelican & different varieties of Storks. Visit Crocodile museum at Dangamal.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Similipal National Park, Dist, Bhanjpur, Baripada, Odisha 757002, India
    Later drive to Similipal National Park a tiger reserve and check in at Jungle Cottage/ Tent.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight at Jungle Cottage/ Tent.

    Day 4: Similipal Tiger Reserve

    Stop At: Similipal Tiger Reserve, Handipuhan, Odisha 757034, India
    After breakfast Jeep safari in Similipal Tiger Reserve. Simiipal is endowed with high peaks like Khairiburu, Maghasini and rocky cliffs like Ganapati facing the frost-valleys in Devasthali. Simlipal National Park derives its name from the abundance of red silk cotton trees growing in the area. The biodiversity of the land scape with high degree of endemism is the striking feature of the sanctuary. It harbours Tiger, Leopard, Sloth bear, Elephant, Gaur and other important major faunal species. Similipal is the only home for the unique melanistic tiger in the world. There are 55 species of mammals, 361 species of birds, 62 species of reptiles, 21 species of amphibians, with many species of invertebrate are present in the landscape.

    Rest time free and easy to relax and personal activities. Dinner
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 5: Similipal Tiger Reserve - Kolkata (300kms/ 6hrs approx)

    Stop At: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Breakfast at hotel, drive to Kolkata, check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6: Kolkata

    Stop At: Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata District, West Bengal
    Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Kolkata. Visit Fort William, Raj-era edifice built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency. Victoria Memorial the immaculate white memorial bounded by verdant greenery and broad roads dedicated to Queen Victoria. Inside the memorial there is a museum where you can see the dresses of the queen as well as different kinds of weapons used during that era. Netaji Bhawan a building maintained as a memorial and research center to the life of the Indian nationalist "Netaji" Subhas Chandra Bose. Howrah Bridge one of the most popular bridges of India built on the river Hooghly. Dakshineswar Kali Temple one of the major pilgrimage center in the city that is dedicated to Goddess Kali. Rest time free and easy to relax and personal activities.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7: Kolkata - Departure (flight)

    Stop At: Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata (Calcutta), Kolkata District, West Bengal
    Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pickup from all hotel/Airport in BhubaneswarAirports
    • Biju Patnaik International Airport, Airport Rd, Aerodrome Area, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751020, India
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price Using 4 Star Hotel 5/29/2020 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price Using 5 Star Hotel 5/29/2020 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price using 3 star hotels 5/30/2020 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P504

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