Tampara Lake

The Legend of Chilika Overshadows This Beauty


  • Tampara Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in the State. The beautiful lake located near Chilika Lagoon loses out to its more famous neighbour as far as tourist footfalls is concerned. However the lake has its own charm and the fact it is mostly secluded adds to its novelty.
  • The Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project (ICZMP) of Odisha and Odisha TourismDepartment plan to develop the site into an ecotourism hot spot in the near future.
  • Things to Do
  • Boating
  • Water Scooters – are available on rent at the site.

See to Believe

Below is a visual treat of Tampara Lake. Enjoy the immersive experience and experience the 360 degree views and virtual tours which are soon going to enhance your visual journey!


Other Things to Do

While you are at Tampara Lake, be sure to experience the below list of must-try activties. Bird Watch the rarest of nature's avian beauties, Rough it out in the ocean with water sports, Get up close and personal with nature on organized treks, Soak in leisure and breathtaking views of Gorges while Boating or enjoy the evening enthralled by performers of Folk and Classical dance. There's lots to do in Odisha's wonderlands!

Getting There

Nearest Railway Station - Berhampur

Nearest Airport - Bhubaneswar

Distance from Bhubaneswar - 149 KM

Road Transport Berhampur is well connected by rail & road network. Get down at Berhampur & take the bus enroute to Bhubaneswar/Khurda along NH16. Get down at Chatrapur & take an auto to Tampara Lake. 

Essentials Cheat Sheet

Nearby Destinations

Wish to make the best of your trip to Tampara Lake ? Make sure your itinerary covers these below must-see destinations close to Tampara Lake.Most of these are highly coveted on every tourists bucket list and can be reached from Tampara Lake in a matter of hours. We have found 10 such places close to Tampara Lake that will maximize your Experience-Odisha!


There's a variety of options for you to stay at. From Star Rated Hotels, Eco Tour Nature Camps equipped with state of the art swiss tents and facilities to OTDC Government Hotels, Bed Breakfasts and Homestays to choose from. Browse the list below to choose your preferred accomodation.

Weather & Climate

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