A road trip to CHILIKA

14th Sep 2018
Photo of A road trip to CHILIKA by Mohit Choudhary
Day 1

Starting our exotic trip to Chilika from Bhubaneswar (The temple city). The best way to enjoy the trip is to book a rental self driving car so that you can have a amzing road trip. The NH16 connects Bhubaneswar to chilika (126 km) takes around 2 hr 30 min.

Photo of Bhubaneswar by Mohit Choudhary

Chilika Lake is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal.
This is the first attraction for tourism it covers around 1000 km2 . Its almost 6 km from the city chilika. If you dont have any vechicle prefer auto. At the shore of chilika name you will see many water sports complex. All these water sports complex are almost same. The ticket price starts from 106 and varries as 106,450,850.
I advice to take 106 rs ticket in which you will be able to see KALIJAI temple and NALABAN island.

Photo of Chilika lake , Odisha, Chilika, Odisha, India by Mohit Choudhary

Kalijai temple situated on an island of chilika lake. A temple of Goddess Kali.
By ship or boat from water complex you will be taken here. Experience an amazing view from the roof of ship.

Photo of Kalijai Temple, Jadupur, Odisha, India by Mohit Choudhary
Photo of Kalijai Temple, Jadupur, Odisha, India by Mohit Choudhary

The Nalaban island is the last tourist place of Chilika lake . You will be taken by the boat to island. This island is declared as a bird sancturay by the odisha government. You will surely see many birds on the island. The surprising part is that it sometime disappers in the mansoon season. Even you may see some dolphins during winter. My chilika trip gets over here and it was really a memoriable trip for me. I hope it will help you in plannig a road trip to chilika.

Best of luck