How to Reach

Chilika can be visited through many points but the most convenient ones are Balugaon, Barkul, Rambha (all on NH 5 between Bhubaneswar and Berhampur) and Satpada close to Puri.

Air: Nearest Airport is at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Rail: Nearest Railway Station is at Balugaon and Rambha on S. E,
Road: National High Way No. 5 touches Chilika at Balugaon, Barkul and Rambha.
From Bhubaneswar
Balugaon 96 Kms.
Barkul 105 Kms.
Rambha 130 Kms.
Satapada- 105 kms
From Berhampur
Balugaon 84 Kms.
Barkul 75 Kms.
Rambha 50 Kms.
From Puri
Balugaon 117 Kms.
Barkul 105 Kms.
Rambha 113 Kms.
Winter 17°C
Summer 31 °C
Annual average rainfall 135.23 Cms.
Spoken: Oriya, Hindi and English
Clothing: Light cotton in summer and light woolen in winter.
Best season: October to February
Water transport
To visit the islands as well for cruising inside the lake, visitors can avail of the water transport facilities of the 0. T. D. C. Ltd. at Barkul and Rambha and of the Revenue Department at Balugaon. Country boats can also be hired from private operators at these places.
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