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Address: Puri 752001, India
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Was able to do good amount of Dolphin sighting

While the lake itself is not special, the Irawadi dolphins so easily swimming in its waters is one USP of this lake. 🐬 Dolphins we're visible for good 15 minutes playing around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Munnar, India
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Ranchi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hired an AC care from Puri which took around 1 hour 15 minutes to reach SATAPADA from where we took the boat ride in the Chilka lake. CHILKA is the largest coastal lagoon in India and second largest in the world. However by boat we visited only very small portion of the lake where it meets with bay of... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The lake here is quite beautiful and the boat ride is really good.However its four hours long which gets a tad bit boring if you dont go in a big group .we left a bit late and by afternoon the sun became a bit of a problem.Also take some munchies as theres non in sight once your in the boat.

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Thank Krisandra G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went for a boat ride, which took us almost four hours. Though the boats are quite old, but initially the whole feel of being a lagoon was good. However, gradually the constant noise of the motor became annoying. The birds were the highlight. We could only see the tail and fins of the dolphins. Though they said that boat... More 

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Puri, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A natural lake in the State of Orissa in India one must visit. Hire a small motor boat seats around six persons @ INR 1200/- and roam around in Chilika for 3/4 hours. You can see some marine lifes including dolphins and also some birds. Its a salt wster lake from Bay of Bengal. Need not be afraid of as... More 

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Munnar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the lake itself is not special, the Irawadi dolphins so easily swimming in its waters is one USP of this lake. 🐬 Dolphins we're visible for good 15 minutes playing around. for those interested in Bird watching, there r many migratory birds out there

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning for a trip to Puri , you should add this as a complementary dish to your plate of travel.Its 35 Km and 1 hour from Puri.All you can do is a 2-3 hours boat ride which will: 1)Show you dophins 2)An Island where you can have fresh yummy seafood. 3)Birds Sanctuary(best time is before Feb) 4)Some... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chilika lake is the best place in puri, you can find there so many Island , dolphin , seamouth etc, that was awesome.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chilika lake is a brackish water lagoon, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1,100 km2. It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the world. Satapada is 48 KM from Puri. The main attraction at Satapada is Chilika boating and Dolphin watch. Different types of boats are available at... More 

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Balasore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a place that is admirable . it is best during winter . birds from different places of world gather here to make this place a world class tourist attraction .

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very close look at of lots of irrawaddy dolphin. It was a 3 hours tours on boat. You can also see the muhana the place where chilka opens to the bay of bengal. Its magnificent view.

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