Unexplored Odisha : Rambha, Taptapani and Satapada

Odisha is regarded as the land of myriad marvels. Forests and natural reserves, beaches and lakes , Wildlife sanctuaries and temples– Odisha is a state that presents everything . The chirpiness of the migratory birds or the serenity of Chilka lake mesmerizes equally. Our trip comprised of the lesser known gems of Odisha – Taptapani,  Rambha and Satapada.
Chilka Lake, Rambha

Located in the southern coast of Chilka Lake, Rambha is a small town that boasts the magnificence of the numerous islands, hills and the beautiful Chilka Lake. Tourists visit Rambha for watching dolphins and migratory birds. The different islands that can be travelled from Rambha are Breakfast island, Becon Island and Birds island. A lot of boats and speed boats are available for exploring Chilka lake. Rambha is best suited for winters as a lot of migratory birds from Siberia can be seen during that time of the year.

Chilka Lake, Rambha

OTDC Guesthouse, Rambha

Taptapani hot water springs is a less known tourist attraction. The hot spring of Taptapani lies deep in the woods on a slope, around 50 km from Behrampur. It is believed that Taptapani hot water spring has exceptional medicinal properties. The OTDC guesthouse is located in the middle of a jungle at a little distance from Taptapani. 


Jirang Monastery

Harbangi Dam, Orissa

Located at the north east cape of Chilka Lake and Bay of Bengal, Satapada is a group of seven villages. Travellers can avail boats to Rajahamsa, a small island at a distance of 18 kilometers from Satapada. The island has one side facing the lagoon and the other facing the Bay of Bengal. The island is full of red crabs. One can see vendors selling tea; and fried fishes and prawns .

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth in one's lifetime.” - Mark Twain