58-km from District Angul, Orissa
Main Attraction : The Gharial
Significance : Best site for Adventure
Best Time To Visit : October To March
The site of one of the
most fabulous vistas of river and forest, the 'Satkosia Gorge' where the
great Mahanadi river crashes in with monumental force is a dizzyingly
enervating experience for the visitors.
The meandering pace of the sensuous river, 22-km of thick forest, offers
scenic delights of the frothing, boiling water as it wends its way through
the fabulous gorge, considered to be one of the most enchanting spots in
the world. It is the ideal place for boating, angling and other adventure
sports. The forest and hills around the village have varieties of fauna to
fascinate the visitors.
A GHARIAL CROCODILE SANCTUARY
The Gharial sanctuary at Tikarapada is a must for wildlife fans. Located
at about 211-km from Bhubaneswar and 58-km from Angul, it offers forest
bungalow accommodation at strategic places. If one wants to camp inside
the sanctuary then he has to take special permission to do so.