Odisha is the place that is known for renowned woodlands, mountains, valleys, cascades, gorges, wildlife in their own natural habitats.
Satkosia derives its name “ Sat – kosh” or seven miles long near Tikarapada over the life line of Odisha The River Mahanadi, 60 km south of Angul. Satkosia Gorge of River Mahanadi in between the forested mountains is an heavenly experience. It is blessed with a pleasurable view of mother nature. Because of it’s dense forest.
This is a best ecosystem of Odisha and in 2021 this is named as 3rd Ramsar/wetland site of Odisha. Eco Retreat/ Nature Camp also there, so you can enjoy night camp and late night cycling. It is a paradise of great scenic beauty. The region was proclaimed as Satkosia Tiger Reserve in 2007, containing two connecting wildlife sanctuaries. The Satkosia Gorge sanctuary and Baisipalli sanctuary.
Eco Retreat –
Eco retreat promoted by Govt. of Odisha, is a great opportunity for travelers to explore tourism on the environment of Odisha and local communities will be maintain the environment as well as they can generate some revenue. Tourist can enjoy the experience of jungle views of Odisha wildlife. Eco Tour Nature Camps equipped with state of the art Swiss tents and facilities to OTDC.
Distance – 161.9 km via NH 16, 3 hour 20 min drive from state capital Bhubaneswar.
Best time to Visit – November to March
Things to do – Get up close to nature by Camping, River Cruise, Sand Sports, Jungle Trek, Volley Ball/ Basket Ball/ Football/ Badminton, Adventurous Cycling in jungle
Stay/Food – Swiss Cottage Tents(4500/4000/3500) per night including food (Taxes Extra)- Eco Retreat Odisha
Source of the Info: https://www.ecotourodisha.com
Advance booking through online https://www.ecotourodisha.com
On the whole a pleasant experience and a nice place to introduce children to wildlife. It is a comprehensive package.
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