(Last Updated on : 27/04/2017)
Hill Stations of Odisha
deals with the small hilly towns and villages
gifted with evergreen trees
and coffee plantation gardens. These hill stations
are ideal for the nine-to-six office goers. The hill stations of Odisha of nature tourism importance.
Daringibadi, Kandhamal district
Daringibadi is a hill station in Odisha state of eastern India. It is widely known as "Kashmir
of Odisha". Daringibadi is situated at a height of 915 meters from sea level (Bay of Bengal
). Daringibadi is located in Kandhmal district of Odisha. The place is gifted with natural bounties including pine jungles, coffee
gardens and beautiful valleys. Daringbadi is set in a beautiful spot to the national and international tourists. Daringibadi is surrounded by thick rain forests
with wild animals
. Daringibadi becomes an ideal summer resort destination for any weekender.
Taptapani, Ganjam District
is a hill station of pilgrimage tourism. It is located at an elevation of 1,800 ft above sea level. The hill station is in Ganjam district
of the state and it is 1.5 hrs drive from Gopalpur On sea
. The place is famous for its hot water springs. The water here with high sulphur content is believed to cure some ailments.
Mahendragiri, Gajapati District
is a hill station, located at an elevation of about 4,925 ft above sea level. This is a place of great scenic beauty. The place is surrounded on three sides by hills and thick forests.
Dhenkanal, Dhenkanal District
is a hill station located at an elevation of around 700 m above sea level. There are a number of Hindu temples
here. The main place to visit here is the Kapilash temple built in the traditional Kalinga
Olasuni Hill, Cuttack District and Jajpur District
Olasuni Hill is the sacred seat of perfection and the Mahasamdhi Temple of Santha Arakhita Das.
is a small hill station in Odisha. Koraput is a town and a notified area council in Koraput district in the Indian state of Odisha. Being at the heart of tribal belt in South Odisha, it has also many hill stations though they are not that famous as other hill stations of India. Other beautiful places like Machkund, Onukadelli, Jalaput, Chindri, Hatipathar, (Deomali
) and Potangi are places to be visited for their scenic beauty by the national and international level tourists.
The hill stations have good linkage with other parts of the state as well as some major cities of neighbouring states like West Bengal
, Andhra Pradesh
. The connection by the roadways, railways and airways is easy in this region. The railway is well connected with Rayagada District
, Puri District