Barkul is located beside the Chilika Lake in the state of Odisha. Spanning over an area of 1100 sq. km Chilika Lake hosts a variety of aquatic and marine animals. There are three tourist places which are gateways to Chilika - Satpada, Rambha and Barkul. The green hills, small villages, beautiful river beds make Barkul an exciting weekend destination. There are several small islands in the lake. You can take a motorboat ride and visit these small yet beautiful islets. During winter many migratory birds are seen in Chilika Lake.


How to Reach

You can board Chennai-bound trains from Howrah and disembark at Balugaon station. From there you can hire a car or auto rickshaw to Barkul. Barkul is 8 km from Balugaon.


OTDC Panthanivas. Tariff - Rs. 900-2400. Tel: 06756-257488.

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