JEYPORE, the commercial nerve centre of Koraput district, endowed with
falls and forests thronged with colourful wildlife has all such facilities to serve as the
convenient base for visiting the places of interest in and around.
Bagra (15 km) has the charming waterfall on the river Kolab and an
ideal picnic spot. Also the waterfall at Duduma on the river Machhakund, 70 km from
Jeypore, is a place of pilgrimage and rare scenic beauty. Gupteswar (58 km.) is a scenic
spot with the cave shrine of Lord Shiva Gupteswar. The place aglows on the occasion of
Mahashivaratri. The Shiva Temple with Champak trees at Papadahandi (52 km) is worth
visiting. Sunabeda is a place of scenic beauty amidst lush green valleys with an
Aero-Enginee Factory-40 km. So also Batris Simhasan (a throne with 32 steps)
at Nandapur 69 km.
How to get there : Visakhapatnam (220 km) in Andhra
Pradesh and Bhubaneswar (521 km) are the nearest Airport for Jeypore which is on N. H. No.
43 connected by regular bus services from Bhubaneswar, Berhampur and other important towns
of Orissa, Andhra Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh.
Where to Stay : Hotel Madhumati (Tel. 23277/ 22307),
Hotel Apsara (Tel. 22272/ 23273), Hotel Princess, Hotel Shankar, Manorama Lodge (Tel :
Assistance : Tourist Office at Koraput, Tel : 2318,
Gram : ORISSATOUR.