Mangalajodi Ecotourism in Odisha

Mangalajodi Ecotourism

The Mangalajodi Ecotourism is community owned and managed wildlife conservation venture. It is an oldest village coming under Tangi block of Khurda district of Odisha, 75 km from Bhubaneswar towards Berhampur. Mangalajodi is having a huge marshland along the northern edge of Chilika lake.The area(about 10 is primarily a fresh water zone connected by channels cut through the reed beds with the brakish water of Chilika lagoon.The numerous channels that crisscross through the greenery, harbors thousand of water birds, migratory and resident. The special interest of this place, visit to Mangalajodi should be comibined with a visit to Chilika lake and Nalabana bird sanctuary. Chilika lake is 1165 sq.kms.brakish water estuarine lagoon of international importance of waterfowl.