Orissa Travel Guide

Usha Biswal Rout

28, Sep 2015 @ 12:46 AM
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Odisha Travel Guide : Odisha is an Indian state located on the east coast of India by the Bay of Bengal. Officially the name Odisha was known in November 2011, before this it was known as Orissa. The ancient name of Odisha was Kalinga. Orissa was established on 1st April 1936 as a state of India. Therefore 1st April is celebrated as 'Utkal Divas' in Odisha. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha.

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There are two main ports present in Odisha, from them Paradip is oldest one. Odisha is god gifted state; Most of the area of this state is covers by natural resources (mountainous and forests). Deomali is the highest point of the state, which is present at 1672m high from Sea beach.

Why Visit in Odisha : Odisha is a one of the best tourist destination in India. Here you can find many things to do and see during your tour to Odisha. Puri, Konark and Bhubaneswar are most popular travel destination in Odisha. These three famous places are also known as Golden Triangle of eastern India. Thousands of tourists plan their tour to Odisha to see this Golden triangle every year. The most important in the archaeological history of India are present in Odisha.

Most famous places, attractions of Odisha calling tourists to this Indian State, some of as follows:

  • Full of natural Wonders and rich Heritage.
  • Chilika, the largest brackish water lake in Asia.
  • Talsari(Balasore), Pristine beach with red crabs.
  • Bhitarkanika, Where millions of sea Turtles finds safe to nest.
  • Dhauli peace pagoda, Peace spread to the world.
  • Sun Temple Konark, Poetry in Stone.
  • Odissi, The famous classical dance.

Things to See in Odisha: 

Things to Do in Odisha
  1. Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
  2. Ramachandi Beach In Odisha

Different Cities in Orissa :

  • Cuttack — the old capital of Odisha. Almost all business regarding deals are made in this City
  • Puri - It is the most popular tourist destination for famous Lord Jagganath temple and vibrant sea beach
  • Sambalpur - It is the biggest city in west Odisha.
  • Jharsuguda - It is known as Power house(thermal power) of Odisha
  • Other cities are - Koraput , Kendrapara, Daringbadi, Simlipal National Park, Pipli, etc.
  • Bhubaneswar — It is the state Capital and transportation and industries hub
  • Rourkela — It is known as Steel City of Odisha and many engineering colleges are present here
  • Brahmapur — The Silk City of Orissa.

Springs in Odisha : The most attracted tourist destinations are Springs in Odisha. There are a number of Mountain springs and hotspring in Orissa. The Badaghagara and Sanaghagara in Keonjhar districts Saptasajya in Denkanal districts the Chandikhole in Jajpur distrcts the Barunei in Khorda districts, the Narayani and Nirmalajhar in Ganjam district, the Patalaganga in Kalahandi districts, the Nursinghanath in Bargarh distrcts and the Harisankar in Bolangir distrcts.

Waterfalls in Odisha : There are many waterfalls in Odisha which attracts tourist to Odisha. Mayurbhanja districts, Sanaghagara and Badaghagara in Keonjhar district, Pradhanpat in Deogarh district, khandadhar (Banei) in Sundargarh district and Rabandhara in Kalahandi district, Kentamari and Putudi in Boudh and Phulbani district Duduma in Malkangiri district and Bogra in Koraput district are some of the main waterfalls of Orissa.

Lake in Odisha : There are many sweet water lake in Odisha. The World famous Chilika Lake is located in Odisha. Language Talk : Oriya, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu and also English.

How to Reach at Odisha :Travel Odisha by Train : There are regular direct trains to Odisha from different major cities of India are Delhi, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, bangalore, Hyderabad .

Travel to Odisha by Plane : There is a airport named as Biju Patnaik Airport present in the heart of the city of Bhubaneswar with flights regularly operated by all the major public and private airlines from major destinations of India (Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru (Bangalore)). Fill the following tour form for getting travel regarding information to Odisha and Tour package to Odisha by travel experts.

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