Chilika Lake


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, covering an area of over 1,100 km2.It is the Asia's biggest internal salt water pond studded with few tiny islands including the most charming Honeymoon Island and the Breakfast Island. This pear shaped lake, separated from the Bay of Bengal; also imbibes one of the most supportive ecosystem in the name of Chilka Lake Sanctuary in the region. With a wide range of flora, fauna and aquatic faunas, observed in and around the brackish water of the lake.The lagoon hosts over 160 species of birds in the peak migratory season.

Travel Info:

Best time to visit: Winter (Nov-Oct)

District: Ganjam

Elevation: 0

Open Time: Anytime

Popular Cuisine: Sea Foods

Attractions: Brakish water lagoon, islands, Kalijai Temple, Migratory birds, Boating, Water Sports, Dolphin

Nearest Bus Stop: Chilika

Nearest Railway Station: Berhampur

Travel Options: Train, Bus, Cab

Nearest town: Berhampur

Distance from Bhubaneswar: 103 km

Average user rating

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