Mangalajodi Ecotourism, located at a distance of 40 kms from the district headquarter,a destination to get a peep into Mother Nature. It is a Ecotourism destination on the northern banks of Chilika Lake in Odisha, “The Bird’s Paradise” hosts more than 3,00,000 birds in its marshy waters, especially in winters. It is one of its kind ecosystems, whose protection is epitomised by a sustainable lifestyle. Mangalajodi Ecotourism aims to inspire, inform and enable communities to turn ecosystems into a sustainable source of livelihood through well managed low impact tourism instead of exploiting them for short term profits. Conservation of wetland ecosystem and its avifauna is the key of the whole initiative.
Best Time to Visit : October to March
How to Reach:
It is 30 km. from Khurda Road railway station. The nearest railhead is Kalupadaghat on the Southeastern Railway’s Howrah-Chennai line.
Mangalajodi is about 70 km. south-west of Bhubaneswar off NH 16 that connects Bhubaneswar to Berhampur. It is about four km. southeast of Tangi town in the Khurda district of Orissa. The nearest well-known place is Chandpur. Visitors can get off at Chandpur Tangi and take an auto to Mangalajodi. Alternately you can hire a taxi from Bhubaneswar. Buses regularly ply from Bhubaneswar to Tangi.