Bichitrapiur Mangrove Reserve

Bichitrapur mangrove reserve is located at a distance of 15 kms from Digha has grown to a popular tourist destination. Odisha forest sector development program has developed Bichitrapur mangrove reserve under its regeneration, conservation and protection of mangrove forest. Boat rides will take you to the deep forest of mangroves and the meeting point of river Subarnekha into sea of Bay of Bengal and is a not to miss sight when at Bichitrapur. 6 seater boat will cost you around INR 1000 while the 8 seater boat will cost INR 1200. Mangroves, the cacophony of birds, the tranquil surroundings makes the place perfect nature lovers. The site is also famous as Olive Ridley sea turtles are known to built nest and lay eggs during the breeding season in these beaches. ‘Bichitrapur Nature camp’ provides you with hygienic and comfortable accommodation so you can explore the nature’s beauty to the fullest.

Connectivity: Bichitrapur is blessed with good road connectivity. Bhubaneswar to Bichitrapur is about 290 kms while Jaleswar to Bichitrapur is 40 kms, Digha to Bichitrapur is just 12 kms and Kolkata to Bichitrapur is approximately 235 kms. Nearest Railway station is Jaleshwar and offers train to prominent stations like Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Howrah. Motor vans and Auto rickshaw is easily available for Bichitrapur. Nearest airport is at Bhubaneswar.