Giant Squirrel Camp – Ganjam

For enjoyment, adventure and a refreshing weekend, a visit to Squirrel Camp - Ganjam is worthy | Nomadic Weekends

Wildlife, tree house and natural scenic beauty make Giant Squirrel Camp a perfect combination of a weekend gateway.

Odhisa as a place not only boasts of scenic beauty but also several species of wilds like the Giant squirrel, Blackbucks, wild Boars, Dolphins, Elephants, Hawk Eagle etc. In Odhisa, be rest assured that your holiday is going to turn into something extraordinary with the perfect amalgamation of nature and wilds. Pack up all your worries and step foot amidst this wilderness to gift you the food for the soul. Moreover, the adventure waits not only in sightseeing but also in the nature camp as well.

Timings:
Check in: 12:00 PM
Check out: 10:00 AM

Accommodation :The camp is situated amidst the forest, keeping you away from all the mundane humdrum. It has two kinds of accommodation. One is the tree house which includes only 1 room and the other is the rest house, having 2 rooms.

Outdoor activities

Explore the village Kaliamba and cherish the local culture.
Spot numerous giant squirrels with a 2ft long colorful tail from the tree house itself.
An excellent abode intended for all bird lovers. You can spot birds such as Hawk Eagle and Ultramarine Flycatcher in plenty.
Take a short hike in the forest and discover those hidden waterfalls, known only to locals.

Nearby Attractions

Visit Taratarini Temple, one of the four major Adishakti peethas, situated on hill top.
For that totally offbeat beach with calm and serene environment, Gopalpur beach is your place to be.
Visit the Old Jetty for that short walk along the sea.
Find a small piece of Tibet in Jiranga Monastery, encircled by green mountains.
Rolling hills, green jungle take you to this Hot spring called Taptapani, which has medicinal properties.
In Gajapati district of Odisha, you will find the beautiful Khasada waterfall.
Visit India’s biggest inland lake called Chilka. You may spot Dolphins here.
Many other beaches can be explored as well like the Dhabaleswar Beach and Pati Sonepur beach.

Best time to visit

Although the place is beautiful throughout the year, October to June prove to be the best seasons to visit the place. Moreover, you will get to see a lot of festivals happening during this time.

How to reach

Ganjam can be reached by Railways, Roadways and Airways.
By Road – There is no bus stop in Ganjam. Nearest option is Berhampur stop which is approx 36 km and a hired vehicle reaches you to your destination within 1 hour.
By Railways – Ganjam has its own railway station which is connected to the rest parts of India.
By Airways – Biju Patnaik Airport of Bhubaneswar is the nearest one. It is 166 km away and a local cab can reach you to your destination within 3 hours.

Pocket Pinch

Treetop house (Double Bedded) AC Suite – INR 3894 + 15% GST and Convenience Fee (Per Suite per Day)
Forest Rest house (Double Bedded) AC Suite- INR 3894 + 15% GST and Convenience Fee (Per Suite per Day)

The above mentioned tariffs include complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Child Policy
Kids between 1 to 3 years are complimentary
Kids from 4 years will be charged INR 1000 for foods and lodging. (To be paid at the destination)

Driver Accommodation:
INR 750 for foods and lodging Maximum. (To be paid at the destination)

Sightseeing Package
There are pick up and drop facility available, to avail which, you need to contact directly to the property. Also, the sightseeing can be organized as per your schedule (if any), and that is to be finalized directly with the person in charge, prior to your travel.

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