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Travel Guide: 28 Best Places to Explore and Top Things to Do in Odisha

Rightly called the Goa of the East, Odisha is a land like no other. Yes, we all know that nature hasn’t been kind to this eastern state but Odisha never ceased to fight back, it never lost its faith and spirit. Perhaps Lord Jagganath’s bounty blessings have given the Oriya people hope to persevere and courage to carry out their desired lifestyle. Not untouched by modernity, the state has bridged the gaps between its past and present by keeping its traditions and culture alive. From its beautiful Odissi dance to the exquisite Tala Pattachitra, from the magnificent rock-cut caves to the pristine Chandipur beach and from the holy abode of Lord Jaganath to the Nandankanan Zoo, it is unlikely to see a land that flourish so well with paradoxes.

What’s Special in Odisha Tourism for the Tourists?

There is a reason why a passionate wanderer must visit Odisha once in a lifetime. Odisha is a fascinating state with wonderful beaches, verdant forests, teeming wildlife, amazing fairs and festivals, music and dances, traditional tribes and serene lakes. Praise, whoever sketched the landscapes of this amazing state. There are extremely gorgeous places to visit in Odisha. The views will elevate your spirit. You will flow with the serene rivers and become wild with the wild breeze of hills. Drink from nature, lakes and rivers of wonder the nectar of Euphoria.

Essential Information About Odisha

Odisha Area 155,707 Sq Km
Capital of Odisha Bhuvaneshwar
State Animal of Odisha Sambar
State Bird of Odisha Indian Roller or Blue Jay
State Flower of Odisha Asoka
State Tree of Odisha Sacred Fig
Best Time to Visit Odisha November to March
Popular Places to Visit in Odisha Bhuvaneshwar, Puri, Konark, Cuttack, Bargarh, Chandipur, Rayagada, Dhauli etc
Best Lakes to Visit in Odisha Chilika Lake, Ansupa Lake, Pata lake, Kolab Dam, Kanjia Lake, Upper Jonk etc
Popular Temples in Odisha Sun Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Jagannath Temple, Brahmeswara Temple, Ananta Vasudeva Temple etc.
Popular Wildlife Sanctuaries in Odisha Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuaries, Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuaries, Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuaries, Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Sunabeda Wildlife sanctuary etc.

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Here are some of the things that you must witness and experience in order to see the real Odisha-

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Alluring Cities and Villages for Sightseeing Tour in Odisha –

  • Paradeep
  • Jeypore
  • Brahmapur
  • Raghurajpur
  • Pipli
  • Ratnagiri
  • Bhuvaneshwar
  • Gopalpur

Paradeep

Paradeep Beach Odisha

Located in Jagatsinghpur District, Paradeep is a beautiful offbeat beach destination decked with serene beaches, waterfalls and mesmerizing forests. Its surreal views and calm ambiance refresh one’s spirit. It is one of the most beautiful destinations to travel in Odisha for nature lovers. You will behold the scenic confluence of serene Bay of Bengal, Mahanadi and Paradeep. Also head to Gahirmatha Beach to enjoy soothing beach views and spot white crocodiles and Olive Ridley Turtles. The divine aura of Jhankad temple offers eternal peace to the mind. Last but the best- The awe-inspiring sunset views in Paradeep beach will take your breath away.

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Jeypore

Jeypore - Raj Mahal Odisha

Jeypore is known as the city of victory. It has kept intact the beautiful legacy of the Suryavanshi Dynasty of the 16th century. The magnificent monuments of marvelous architecture are a visual treat for the tourist here. Raj Mahal is the center attraction for its awesome architecture and royal grandeur. Apart from the historical monuments, you will witness misty valleys, dense forests, waterfalls, scenic caves, temples, palaces and old bridges which will give you glimpses of the royal past. The waterfalls in Jeypore offer amazing opportunities for picnic and photography and soothing nature walks at Kalab Botanical Garden will elevate your tired spirit. Visiting here for an amazing historical tour would be worth it.

Also Read: Heritage Tourism in Odisha

Brahmapur

Brahmapur - Dhabaleswar Temple

Don’t miss the serene abode of Lord Brahma called Brahmapur. It is also very popular for silk products. If you have a spiritual bent of mind then Brahmapur’s old charm and calm ambiance would definitely soothe your soul. Some of the most prominent destinations to visit here are Dhabaleswar Temple, Potagarh, Taratarini Temple and Panchama. Also, the nightlife of Brahmapur is quite fascinating. You can watch amazing movies in the night theaters with your family and friends. The wonderful sea view of Gopalpur and Dhabaleswar beach and refreshing vibes will rejuvenate your mind and body. Shopaholics will find gorgeous silk sarees and jewelries.

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Raghurajpur

Raghurajpur Odisha

Raghurajpur is an ideal destination to learn about the rural life of Odisha. No where can you see such a fine assemblage of artwork. The village has an artistic environment that exhibits the diversity of Oriya culture. It is a good platform to get acquainted with the lives of rural people and their fine art culture called Pattachitra. Craft items like palm leaf inscriptions, stone and wood carvings, papier mache, sodhai work, mural painting, wooden and cow dung toys, filigree, applique, terracotta is all created and proudly displayed here. It is one of the top tourist places to explore in Odisha.

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Pipli

Pipli - Art Works Odisha

Visiting Pipli in Odisha is a unique experience. Pipli is very popular for applique and patch work. It is one of the best places to visit in Odisha for shopping. There is no dearth of amazing and unique products that could tickle your shopper soul. You will have awesome designer Umbrellas, handbags, puppets, wall hangings, home decor items, pillow covers, lampshades etc. Chattris with gorgeous applique work used in Chandan Yatra are found here. The population of Pipli according to the 2011 census is 1808. So, it is not a crowded place. If you are looking for a peaceful weekend destination in Odisha then Pipli is a perfect place to be in. It is essential to keep an ID Proof when you travel to Pipli as the authorities of BSF Check Posts on the route will ask for it.

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Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri Monastery Odisha

Don’t confuse this Ratnagiri with the one in Maharashtra. This historic place is famed as a site of Mahavira and an important Buddhist monastery. Ratnagiri is situated in the Brahmani and Birupa river valley in Jajpur district of Odisha. Once, this place was known as a place for meditation and monastic life. Today, one can see most of the sites here in a ruined state but it still elicits the spiritual feel. If you are looking for a place that is historic and serene then Ratnagiri comes first in the list of top 10 places in Odisha. There are many ways to see Odisha and these are amongst the few. It takes extended holidays and a will to discover this mesmeric land.

Also Read: Adventure Tourism in Odisha

Bhuvaneshwar

Bhubaneshwar-Mukteshwar Temple

Dubbed as the ‘City of Temples’, Bhubaneswar has a history that goes back to 2000 years. For the delight of history aficionados, Bhubaneswar offers a beautiful picture adorned with intricately carved temples. Today, what we see is a city that has a perfect blend of architecture from different eras. It indeed brings out the rich color of Indian culture and makes for an ideal place to learn about the vibrant history of Odisha. Amongst the must-see places in Bhubaneshwar are Lingaraja Temple, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Raja Rani Temple, Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves.

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Gopalpur

Gopalpur Odisha

Gopalpur soothing beach views and surreal landscapes is one of the best reasons for the tourists to come here for an amazing beach holiday in Odisha. The coast of Bay of Bengal looks amazing from Gopalpur. We all need an escape from the chaos of the noisy world, Gopalpur is a serene paradise for nature lovers. Also, it is one of the best places for religious tourism in Odisha. Visit Bala Kumari Temple and Shri Siddhi Vinayak Pitha for spiritual bliss. For an awesome beach weekend Sonepur beach, Aryapalli beach and Gopalpur beach will offer you a visual treat. The wildlife of Gopalpur is mind-boggling. The city has Satapada Dolphin Sanctuary and Bankeswari to quench the thirst of Wildlife exploration.

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Serene and Soothing Lakes of Odisha

Lakes in Odisha

  • Chilika Lake
  • Ansupa Lake
  • Kolab Lake
  • Pata Lake
  • Kanjia Lake

Chilika Lake

Chilika Lake Odisha

Chilika Lake is one of the must visit tourist destinations to visit in Odisha. It’s an amazing bird paradise and gorgeous landscapes for nature lovers. Sprawling along the east coast, it is the largest brackish water lagoon to behold. Moreover, you will find some of the rare and endangered species listed in the IUCN Red list here. The most prominent bird species found here is migratory waterfowl arriving from Russia, Caspian Sea, Baikal Lake, Southeast Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas.

Ansupa Lake

Ansupa Lake Odisha

Behold the serene freshwater lake of Ansupa in Odisha to seduce your senses. It’s an awe-enchanting scenic paradise decked with lofty hills and greenery in abundance. Your eyes will be delighted by gorgeous flowering plants and water plants. You will be amazed to know that this lake houses 9 species of submerged, 12 species of floating plants, 26 species of emergent plants, 33 species of fish and 3 species of prawns and many more amazing floral and faunal species. The presence of migratory birds makes this place a delightful sightseeing place to visit in Odisha.

Kolab Lake

Kolab Lake Odisha

You will be mesmerized by the beauty of Kolab lake in Odisha. It is located at an altitude of 300 ft above the sea level. If you love scenic views then visit here for amazing photography opportunities. Also indulge in boating and picnic to spend delightful time with your family and friends. There are around 200 species of flowering plants to view and the alluring sunset will make your day memorable. Click mind-boggling pictures.

Pata Lake

Pata Lake Odisha

Chhatarpur Town of Odisha is blessed with the most delightful lake known as Pata. It is one of the most scenic sweet water lakes in Odisha. If you are missing calmness and serenity from your life then a solo or weekend trip with family in Pata Lake would be the best thing to do in Odisha. It is one of the best picnic spots to spend memorable moments with your loved ones.

Kanjia Lake

Kanjia Lake Odisha

Kanjia Lake will rejuvenate your mind and body if you are looking for a quiet and gorgeous scenic paradise to dip your heart with the nectar of bliss. Its rich biodiversity of flora and fauna makes it more delightful and lively. Located near Nandankanan Zoological Park, it is one of the best lake tourist attractions for an awesome weekend holiday with family in Odisha.

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Call of the Wild – Wildlife Destinations in Odisha

Wildlife Odisha

  • Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in Sambalpur district, Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular wildlife destinations in Odisha. It houses around 234 bird species, 12 amphibian species,41 reptiles, 42 fish species and 40 mammal species to quench the thirst of wildlife enthusiasts. Also, there is no dearth of floral species. Witness 250 species of plants to overpower your senses. It’s an amazing wildlife weekend getaway to enjoy in Odisha.

Best Time to Visit – November to June

Nandankanan National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary

Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary

It’s a unique wildlife destination in Odisha which offers lion as well as tiger safari to the wildlife lovers. Its landscape will dazzle your senses. It’s one of the most beautiful nature paradises to see in Odisha. The surreal landscapes call for an awesome session of nature photography. You will behold Gharials, jungle cats, tigers, lions, mouse deer, vultures, rats, panthers and pangolins etc. Enjoy a thrilling wildlife safari in Nandankanan National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best Time to Visit- Throughout the Year

Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

The picturesque wilderness of Hadagarh will definitely heal your soul. The sound of wild creatures like tigers, panthers, jungle cats, hyenas, wolves, pangolins, and langurs resound in the jungles of Hadagarh. The Salandi Dam amidst the jungle is a cherry on a cake. It’s a perfect spot for wildlife and nature photography. You will also see Mugger crocodiles here.

Best Time to Visit – October to February

Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Rich in biodiversity, Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a blessing for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. The gorgeous vegetation of this scenic jungle will seduce your camera to take delightful pictures. Home to numerous animals and reptiles, it is one of the best places for Wildlife Safari in Odisha. You will witness elephants, red fowls, sambhar deer, peafowls, reptiles etc. Capture the wild realms and creatures for a memorable wildlife holiday.

Best Time to Visit – October to April

Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary

Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary

Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary is very popular for the largest population of Olive Ridley Turtles in the world. If you are a marine lover, you must visit this place in Odisha.  Various species of fishes and Olive Ridley turtles are a unique sight to behold. It is quite different from other wildlife Sanctuaries in Odisha. You can spot these amazon marine creatures while relaxing on the beach. November to January is the mating time for Olive Ridley turtles. So, you will get an awesome opportunity to embrace them during these months.

Best Time to Visit – November to January

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Temples of Odisha – Embrace the Divine Destinations

Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha

  • Jagannath Temple
  • Maa Tara Tarini Temple
  • Sun Temple
  • Lingaraja Temple
  • Raja Rani Temple

Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Temple Odisha

If you are in Odisha then the most popular landmark and pilgrimage destination of Lord Jagannath Temple must not be missed. It is one of the major dhams of pilgrimage for Hindu devotees. It was constructed by king of Ganga Dynasty Anantha Verman Choda Ganga Deva in 12th century at Puri. you will be spellbound with the dazzling Kalinga architecture. It is a place where many festivals related to Lord Jagannath Puri such as Sayan Ekadasi, Netrosana, Snana Yatra, Chitalagi, Sri Krishna Janma etc. are celebrated. The most prominent festival celebrated here is Ratha Yatra which is worldwide popular. Devotees from all across the globe come here to take divine blessings of Lord Jagannath and enjoy this colorful festival.

Maa Tara Tarini Temple

Maa Tara Tarini Temple Odisha

Jewel of Southern Odisha, Visit Maa Tara Tarini Temple to get the divine grace of Maa Tara and Tarini which is situated at the top of Taratarini hillock.  The serene Rushikulya river also adorns this pious land. There are over 999 steps to climb the top of the hill. It’s one of the major Shakti Peethas of India as Maa Sati’s breasts had fallen here. The temple looks magnificent during Chaitra Mela.

Sun Temple

Sun Temple Odisha

While thinking about Odisha the picture of Sun Temple always comes to mind. Sun Temple is one of the most popular religious tourist destinations to visit in Odisha. It was built in the 13th century and is dedicated to God Surya (Sun God). The most unique thing about this temple is that it is built in the shape of God Surya’s chariot in Kalinga architectural style. The sundials carved on the walls of the temple tell the exact time of the day and night. The rays of the sun fall directly on the garbhagriha of the temple which makes it one of a kind.  It is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site of Odisha.

Lingaraja Temple

Lingaraja Temple Odisha

Lingaraja Temple is the largest temple of the state of Odisha and one must witness the charm of this 8th century marvel. The Dravidian Gopuram of the temple will remind you of South Indian Temples. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati. The Temple also houses other deities. Devotees worship the carved structures of Devi Durga, Chamunda, God Bhairava etc. the thousand lingas in the courtyard also known as Sahastralinga will elevate your spiritual spirit.

Raja Rani Temple

Raja Rani Temple Odisha

Raja Rani Temple is one of the most unique temples to see in Odisha. It is also known as Love Temple because of the erotic carvings of men and women on the wall. Most beautiful thing about this temple is that you will see the harmony of all religions here. People of any religion and faith can visit this temple. There are no deities in the temple except the sculpted scenes of different moods and feelings during the marriage of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati on the wall. The architecture of this temple is very lovely. It is made of reddish gold sandstone.

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Beaches of Odisha for Relaxing Beach Holidays

Beaches in Odisha

  • Aryapalli Beach
  • Swargadwar Beach
  • Astaranga Beach
  • Chandipur Beach
  • Bhitarkanika Beach

Aryapalli Beach

Aryapalli Beach Odisha

Embrace the calmness of the serene waters, be one with the wild breeze, and listen to the silence of lovely nature. Watching alluring sunsets and fishing for fun and thrill will make your day here. It is one of the most popular beach destinations in Odisha.

Swargadwar Beach

Swargadwar Beach Odisha

Quiet and blissful, the mesmerizing Swargadwar Beach is one of the most beautiful stopovers to visit in Odisha for some relaxing moments with the loved ones.  It’s a wonderful picnic spot. The deserted yet scenic lighthouse nearby will make you fall in love with this enchanting place.

Astaranga Beach

Astaranga Beach Odisha

Astaranga Beach the paradise of colorful sunset and bird watchers is a must visit tourist attraction in Odisha. If you love cooking you can try your culinary skills here. This beach gives you an opportunity to catch fish and grill it right away on the beach to tickle your taste buds.

Chandipur Beach

Chandipur Beach Odisha

Witness the unique phenomena of the vanishing seat Chandipur Beach. Here the sea recedes 5km distance twice a day and comes back with a high tide. You will also spot ghost red crabs on the golden sands. Visiting here is one of a kind holiday experience.

Bhitarkanika Beach

Bhitarkanika Beach Odisha

Have you ever seen glowing waters? The waters of Bhitarkanika Beach glows at night. Isn’t it interesting? It’s because the bioluminescent sea animals float towards the shore at night and they produce neon blue light. You must visit this place to see this amazing scene. Moreover, you will get the best scenic views for nature photography here.

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Caves of Udayagiri and Khandagiri Odisha

Marvel at the Exquisite Art and Architecture of the Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves

Partially natural and partially man-made, the Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves are the landmark destinations in Odisha. Situated in Bhubaneswar, these historic caves are ornately carved as to please the eyes of the onlookers. Udaygiri has a group of 15 caves while Khandagiri is an 18 caves complex. The caves are famed for its impeccable sculptures and reliefs and Brahmi inscriptions.

Lose Yourself to Divinity at Konark Sun Temple

This 13th century temple has been acclaimed worldwide for its beautiful architecture and intricate carvings. Dedicated to Sun God, most of the parts of this temple now lie in ruins but are still worth paying a visit. Boasting of Kalinga architecture and erotic sculptures of Maithunas this temple excites history buffs and someone who enjoys photography.

Take a Stroll Along the Shore of Peaceful Chandrabhaga Beach

At a short distance from Konark Sun Temple is the pristine Chandrabhaga Beach. The beach has religious importance as a seven-day fair in honor of Sun God. Devotees from all parts of the country come here to take a dip during the fair. Apart from the fair, the beach is a lovely place to be at with family and friends. Witness the beautiful sunset and take a stroll along the shore to best enjoy your time here.

Seek the Blessing from the God of Gods at Jagannath Temple

Now, Odisha has got its fame marked by this grand Hindu temple. One of the four holy places for Hindu devotees, Jagannath Temple needs no introduction. Although a non-Hindu is prohibited from entering the temple, it is a pure delight to merely get the view of this sacred place from outside as well.

Go Bird Watching at Chilika Lake

Chilika Lake is another important identity of Odisha. This brackish water lagoon extended in an area of 1100 sq. km in Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts is probably the largest coastal lagoon in India. The lake is also an ecosystem with a giant fishery resource. One if lucky has the opportunity to spot dolphins here as well. Those who love birdwatching, Chilika Lake could be an ideal place to visit in Odisha. The place also makes an excellent backdrop for some gorgeous pictures.

Shop for Oriya Craft at Pipli

Famed for appliqué work, Pipli in Odisha opens its doors for tourists to observe the creative side of Oriya people. The Odia crafts involve stitching and embroidering small pieces of colored cloth with flowers, animals, village scenes and traditional designs onto a larger base cloth. At Pipli you can shop for decorative Garden Umbrellas, Wallets, Wall Hanging, lampshades, Pouches and Bags.

Witness the Wildlife Diversity of Odisha at Nandankanan Zoological Park

Sprawling over 400 hectare of land, Nandankanan Zoological Park is an apt place in Odisha to take your kids to. Situated in Bhubaneshwar, this zoological park is set amidst Chandaka Forest and has a beautiful lake called Kanjia. The park is a home of about 166 species of animals including White Tigers. It also runs an Adopt an Animal project under which an individual can sponsor food and other necessary items for any animal of their choice in the park. It is an interesting place to teach your children the value of wildlife conservation.

Watch the Sun Go Down in Chandipur Beach

Set at the coast of Bay of Bengal, Chandipur Beach in Odisha is known for its 1 to 4km high rising tides. The beach is situated about 16kms from Baleswar Railway Station in Balasore district. Apart from its amazing high tide rise, Chandipur beach is known for its beautiful sunset view. A pristine beach, it makes an ideal picnic spot and a romantic getaway in Odisha for many.

Marvel at the Diverse Wildlife of Simlipal National Park

Simlipal National Park reflects the rich diversity of wildlife in Odisha. Situated in the Mayurbhanj district, Simlipal is a popular elephant reserve. The national park also houses some very pretty waterfalls like Barehipani and Joranda. An enthralling place, Simlipal can be enjoyed by both adults and children. Like Nandankanan Zoological Park, this place also helps in understanding the importance of wildlife conservation

Explore the Tribal Villages to Witness the Backbone of Culture of Odisha

Odisha is the home of many tribes who are farmers and food gatherers. These tribes despite their poverty have a rich culture and traditions that include highly developed artistic skills like body painting, ornaments making, weaving and wall paintings. Music and dance also are an important part of these tribes who rejoice at little happiness they can find. To learn about real Odisha, it is advisable to take a tribal tour. Bondo, Didayi, Barogadaba, Kondhs and Dungarees are some of the known tribes in Odisha.

Meet the King Crocodiles of Bhitarkanika Wetland

A paradise for nature lovers, Bhitarkanika Wetland is a major attraction in Odisha. The mangroves extend to an area of about 650 sq. km of river delta of the Brahmani and Baitarani rivers. Home to 55 mangrove species, the mangroves harbor a large population of saltwater crocodiles. The beach called Gahirmatha that separates Bay of Bengal from the mangroves is the nesting hub for Olive Ridley Turtles in India. There is nothing so enthralling than to take a boat ride amongst the intricate mangroves and sight wildlife.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the most visited tourist destinations in Odisha?

  • Chilika lake
  • Simlipal National Park
  • Mangalajodi
  • Bhitarkanika
  • Taptapani
  • Olasuni Hill
  • Deuli Hills
  • Dhenkanal
  • Jeypore
  • Gopalpur
  • Bhuvaneshwar
  • Puri
  • Konark
  • Pipli
  • Chandipur Beach
  • Astaranga Beach
  • Gopalpur

Which are the best places to visit during Summer in Odisha?

  • Mahendragiri
  • Taptapani
  • Olasuni Hill
  • Deuli Hills
  • Dhenkanal
  • Chandragiri
  • Tensa Hill
  • Deomali Mountains:
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Belghar Sanctuary
  • Dumuriput

Which are the top places to visit in Odisha during winters?

  • Puri Golden Beach
  • Daringbadi
  • Konark temple
  • Chilika lake
  • Simlipal National Park
  • Mangalajodi
  • Bhitarkanika
  • Satkosia
  • Dhauli Giri Hills
  • Putudi Waterfalls

Which are the top monsoon getaways in Odisha?

  • Satkosia
  • Desia
  • Satpada
  • Jeypore
  • Gopalpur
  • Chilika Lake
  • Duduma Waterfall
  • Koraput
  • Mundali
  • Kapilas Hills

Which are the top picnic spots in Odisha?

  • Nandankanan Zoological Park
  • Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves
  • Simlipal National Park
  • Khandadhar Falls
  • Chudanga Gada Fort
  • Baliharachandi Beach
  • Chandipur Beach
  • Barabati Fort
  • Ratnagiri
  • Chandrabhaga Beach

What are the best destinations to visit for Couples in Odisha?

  • Puri
  • Chilika Lake
  • Chandipur Beach
  • Astaranga Beach
  • Gopalpur
  • Bhuvaneshwar
  • Nandankanan Zoological Park
  • Pipli
  • Tribal Villages
  • Paradeep
  • Jeypore

What is the best way to reach Odisha?

  • Odisha by Air - Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport to reach Odisha. It is connected to all the major cities.
  • Odisha By Train - Bhuvaneshwar Railway Station is well connected to the major cities of India.
  • Odisha by Road- You can reach Odisha by National Highway number 5,6,22,42 and 43. Odisha has good road connectivity.

How many minimum days are required to explore the best of Odisha Tourism?

Odisha has many tourist attractions to visit and it also depends on what kind of places you want to visit in Odisha. Odisha is blessed with beautiful lakes, hill temples, waterfalls, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries and villages. Plan your itinerary in advance. At Least a week is needed to explore the best of Odisha Tourism. Each city of Odisha has many attractions, if you want to explore all you need more days.

Which is the best time to plan holidays to Odisha?

November to March is the best time to plan holidays in Odisha. The weather will be very pleasant for sightseeing.

How are the accommodation facilities for tourists in Odisha?

Odisha offers good accommodation facilities with warm hospitality to the tourists. According to your needs and budget you will get awesome stay options in Odisha. Be it budget hotels, luxury resorts, guest houses, lodges or 5 star hotels, there is no dearth of stay options in Odisha.

Published: 16 May, 2022

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Nidhi Singh

From the Lake District, Nainital, Nidhi Singh is a travel writer whose love for mountains can be seen in her write ups. Talk about solo travelling, indulging in adventure activities, binging on good food, planning budget trips or the Aurora Borealis and you will get all her attention. It is the wanderlust that keeps her going and if at all she could get one wish granted she would love to live a life less ordinary. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.