India - Orissa Adventure Tourism

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Orissa Adventure Tourism

Boat Rides

The lapping waters of Lake Chilika offer excellent boating opportunities. The Satkosia gorge also offers boat riding facilities. The sea and surf at Gopalpur-on-Sea is ideal for surfing and sailing in the Blue Bay back-waters.

Trekking

In the Gajapati district, the Mahendragiri hill region is ideal for trekking. In Balasore district, trekking through the Kuldiha jungle in Nilagiri is really a great experience.

Coastal Trekking

The area between Konark and Gopalpur-on-Sea which extends over 160 km of dynamically varied terrain is ideal for coastal trekking.

Safaries

Nandankanan Zoo offers the Lion Safari which is the largest in the country. The visitors can view the animals from closed buses over three kilometres of winding road in the jungle.

Tribal Tour

Orissa has 62 distinct tribal groups who continue to live in their traditional dwellings amongst the hills and forests. A trip to the tribal areas can be an educative and exciting experience.

 

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