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Bhitar Kanika Marine National Park




Balasore district, Orissa

Best season


November to February

Nearest Town


Chandbali (35km)



Olive Ridley turtle, Crocodile

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How to Reach

Air: The nearest airport is Bhubaneswar, about 200km. There are regular flights which connect Bhubaneshwar to other places.

Rail: Nearest railhead is at Cuttak (161km) and at Bhadrak ( about 100km from the park) with regular trains to Bhubaneshwar, Calcutta and many other places.

Road: Chandabali, at a distance of around 35 km, is the nearest town and connected to most of the places in the state by a good road network. There are many buses between Calcutta and Chandabali, which cover the whole distance in 14 hours. Cuttak is at a distance of 161km from the park.

Ferry Services :  

  • From Chandabali, the nearest town, a ferry takes one and a half hours to reach Nalitapatia. One can take boats from Nalitapatia to Dangmal situated at a distance of 6 km.

  • Chandbali to Kalibhadrain - 2 hrs. 

  • Rajnagar to Dangmal -3 hrs.

  • Gupti to Dangmal - 1 ½ hrs.

  • Gupti to Ekakula - 3 hrs.

  • Dangmal to Ekakula - 4 hrs.