Kendrapara, Jan 24: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited Bhitarkanika along with officials of the state government and was seen enjoying a boat safari.
Enjoyed a boat safari—one of the best ways to explore the treasures of Bhitarkanika, he tweeted after the safari.
The spellbinding charm of this paradise in Odisha will leave a lasting impression on every kind of travel enthusiast, he added.
“Dense mangrove forests, exciting trekking trails, birds chirping in colonies, creeks and canals teeming with wildlife – Bhitarkanika National Park spoils you for choices. An off-the-beaten track, a visit to Bhitarkanika is a must during this time of the year,” he said in another tweet.
“The second largest mangrove ecosystem in the country, Bhitarkanika is often referred as ‘Mini Amazon’ in India. Home to saltwater crocodiles, the park also is the only habitat of the rare and endangered albino estuarine crocodiles,” he tweeted further.