Chilika Island Resort: Reconnect with Nature, Reawaken Your Senses.
Daaven's Eco-Cottage of Chilika Island Resort at Berhampura-Mahisa Island is No way connected by surface roads (whether it is from SATAPADA or JANHIKUDA) .
It is about a one hour boat journey from the Satapada boat jetty and half an hour from Janhikuda boat Jetty.
Nearest Airport :- BIJU PATTNAIK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT , Bhubaneswar (the Capital City of Odisha State). Bhubaneswar to SATAPADA via Puri Byepass is only 100 KM. by Road.
Nearest Railway Station:- Puri (JAGANNATH DHAM) ....PURI to SATAPADA , is only 50 KM. by Road.
Road Map from Bhubaneswar(NH 316):- Bhubaneswar - Pipil - Malati Patapur - Right Side Puri Bypass - Mangala Hat Bridge Chhaka- Bramha Giri - Satapada (the road ends).
Road Map from Berhampur (Ganjam) NH 16 :- Berhampur - Huma - Palur Jn - Right Turn - Krushnaprasad - Nuapada - Janhikuda Boat Jetty (the road ends). Palur Jn to Janhikuda is only 50 kilometres.
People of Berhampura-Mahisa ( Island ) Village live in harmony with each other. They value relationships and make efforts to maintain the same. They are well aware about the people living in their neighborhood and stand by them in their hour of need.
They also give special importance to their customs and traditions and follow them religiously. The two Villages are found to be more peaceful, calm, quiet, and full of greenery, where one can always breathe fresh air and stay healthy without any pollution problems.
Life in the village is beautiful and peaceful as people residing here are close to Nature and are far away from the pollution and noise of the city.
The major source of employment for people in this village life is Fishing. Electricity supply, Health Center, Proper Sanitation are some lacking things in these Island villages. Their poverty is always visible in the atmosphere.
Moreover, the Island is surrounded by the Chilika Water Body and there are trees, for which, you feel the cold breeze at night and a warm but pleasant breeze in the day.
Fishing is the main activity in Berhampura-Mahisa village. Go on a tractor/Cart ride, or cycling; visit the Chaka Nasi and Sipi Nasi Hindu temple and experience religious ceremonies, walk around the village and meet the villagers, or simply relax and enjoy the serenity.
The one most relaxed thing about this villages is that they are free from the heavy traffic of city life.