A completely spontaneous weekend plan to surprise my husband on his birthday , it's been quite a gem of a find at such a short notice .
Satkosia sands resort is a nature camp organised and maintained by the government of Odisha.The resort itself is situated surrounded by the jungles of satkosia tiger reserve , on the banks of river Mahanadi at Badmul. The river flows peacefully through the Satkosia gorge between the mountains and it's a beautiful sight to behold in itself
TIME TO VISIT : The resort stays open from October to February, though the best times to visit are the months of Dec and Jan
HOW TO BOOK: Online booking can be done on the government website of Odisha : www.ecotourodisha.com
The website has all the details regarding most nature camps and natural reserves in Odisha and is quite reliable to book from .One gets an online generated e receipt after the booking is completed that one has to print and carry while visiting the resort.
HOW TO REACH : Satkosia is 125 km from Bhubaneswar station, that's approximately 3 and a half hours on road by car .
Nearest airport is Bhubaneswar airport 123 km from Satkosia .