An exquisite biodiversity combined with beautiful terrains and a Mangrove dominated ecosystem is what Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary in Orissa is comprised of. The spectacular wildlife, birds and vegetation makes Bhitarkanika one of the most amazing wildlife sanctuaries in India. Located in the estuarine region of Brahmani- Baitrani in the state of Orissa the sanctuary continues to attract tourists all through the year.
Bhitarkanika is the home of largest population of crocodiles. That is the reason if you called as crocodile sanctuary then it won't be wrong.
The mangrove forest and wetland is even known as birds sanctuary because, it is becoming home to over 215 species aling with winter migratory birds
Bhitarkanika houses the second largest feasible mangrove forest of India that offers wide range of tour packages of wildlife lovers.