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Address: Puri 752001, India
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+91 94333 67618

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Chilika boating

A memorable 4 hour boating...seen dolphins..enjoyed the seafood available at seamouth..thrilled to see the separation of pearls from sea oysters..don't know the the originality of... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A memorable 4 hour boating...seen dolphins..enjoyed the seafood available at seamouth..thrilled to see the separation of pearls from sea oysters..don't know the the originality of moonstones, pushyarag, corals shown by them...no lifejackets in boats

Thank Ajaypb
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice place for a day out. Watch out for the dolphins. Also watch out what fare you are being charged for the boat ride. The boats are without any security arrangements. They also insist you to buy stones from a nearby vendor amid the lake, don't fall prey to them. A good eatery is there near the ticket counter.... More 

Thank Arnab S
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Chilika is situated in odisha state. This place is famous for bird century. Here in every winter large no of birds came from different orgins of world

Thank Ajitku
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all I must admit that the two and half hour boat ride in chilka lake is one of its kind. So do visit Chilka lake if you want to enjoy the boat ride, cool breeze and bird watching. But donot visit chilka for viewing dolphin / red crab as if you are lucky enough you might just view... More 

Thank Explorer_aru
Kurseong, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great place to visit and see, dolphins and migrating birds, beware of thugs selling duplicate pearls as if from the shells it self.

New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A boat ride on the lake is worth it. In winter months it should be fascinating to see lot of birds also. Plenty of boats with carrying capacity starting from 6 is available. The service is managed well and the boatmen are nice and courteous. Boat ride takes to sea mouth, dolphin view and red crab island over a period... More 

Thank DrRadhakrishnan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As logo of Odisha tourism rightfully mentions, this place does justice to it. This lake is basically a lagoon spread generously over 1100sq kms. You can rent a boat and glide away happily for around 4 hours. Nalabana is a bird sanctuary located here and you'll spot magnificent birds hovering around the skies or sitting peacefully along the stretches of... More 

Thank rucha_raddi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake is nice indeed. We hired standard government boat for the tour, which was decent. We spotted few dolphins but they come on the surface for few seconds so your reflexes need to be good. In the boat tour, they will stop on some islands and show red crabs. They will demonstrate how pearls (black pearls) or gems come out... More 

Thank Priyanka M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spot. Nice to see dolphins and birds. Fresh air. Is a must go location. How to reach: Take rented car, to and fro from Puri. Cost varies from INR 1200 to 1600. AC car is suggested during hot days. Take a boat ride to lake, the ride will take 3 to 4 hours. Boat ride is costly, INR 2500... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a glorious picnic spot and a heart touching place for migratory birds and rocking in Cholula lake

Thank jagannath_patra

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