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Beaches & Lakes of Orissa

Ansupa Lake, Ansupa Lake tours, Visit Ansupa Lake of Orissa, Travel to Ansupa Lake, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach

Ansupa Lake

This small but tremendously picturesque lake holds a well-known position in the tourist map of Orissa for its loveliness, immediacy to Cuttack and the fact that till the new past, it used to play host to migratory birds throughout winter.

Aryapalli Beach

30-km from Berhampur and 6-km from Chhatrapur, the beach at Aryapalli is calm and charming where the waves speak volumes. Its bracing and invigorating climate adds freshness to the soul.

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Badaghagra Fall, Badaghagra Fall tours, Visit Badaghagra Fall of Orissa, Travel to Badaghagra Fall, Beaches and Lakes Badaghagra Fall

10 kms. from Keonjhar on NH-6 towards Sambalpur, it is yet another small (200 ft. high) but exiting waterfall on the river Ghagara.

Balaramgadi Beach

The confluence of the river Budhabalanga with the sea at Balaramgadi, situated 2 km from Chandipur, presents guests with a scenic picnic mark with fishing and boat rides unnerved in.  

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Balighai Beach, Balighai Beach tours, Visit Balighai Beach of Orissa, Travel to Balighai Beach, Beaches and Lakes Balighai Beach

The Casuarina fringed Balighai beach, located 8 km from Puri, is a famous picnic spot.

Baliharachandi Beach

Though Baliharachandi, located 27 km from Puri, is known for the shrine of the Goddess Harachandi, this lonely beach with its roundabout sand dunes can be quite enchanting.  

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Barehipani & Joranda Falls, Barehipani & Joranda Falls tours, Visit Barehipani & Joranda Falls of Orissa, Travel Barehipani & Joranda Falls

Barheipani is yet another waterfall situated on the river Budhabalanga in the Meghasan mountain of Mayurbhanj district.

Beleshwar Beach

The Baleshwar beach is quite well-known for the Shaivite shrine, Beleswar that is located at a distance of 15 kilometer from Puri in Orissa, India.

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Chandipur Beach, Chandipur Beach tours, Visit Chandipur Beach of Orissa, Travel to Chandipur Beach, Beaches and Lakes Chandipur Beach

Chandipur (16 kms) away from Balasore Railway Station on Howrah-Madras line of South Eastern ( S.E.) Railways annique beach where the sea water recedes about 5 kms during low-tide and advances to the shore line again during high-tides each day.

Chandrabhaga Beach

Close to the famous Sun Temple of Konark, is a lovely and quiet beach - Chandrabhaga. The beach, known for its beauty and solitude, has long served as a stump to the exquisite and intricate sculptures on the Sun holy place.

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Chilka Lake, Chilka Lake tours, Visit Chilka Lake of Orissa, Travel to Chilka Lake, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach Chilka Lake

Just south of Puri, the sea mixes in with the 1100 inland Chilika Lake to create the largest brackish water lake in Asia.

Gopalpur on Sea

Hardly 16 km from Berhampur, the club of Southern Orissa, is the tiny town of Gopalpur on the Bay of Bengal.

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Harisankar, Harisankar tours, Visit Harisankar of Orissa, Travel to Harisankar, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach Harishankar Waterfalls

Is located on the southern side of Gandhamardhan hills in Balangir. The Harishankar dazzles with a series of bewitching waterfalls cascading on the hillslopes.

Hatipathar Falls

3-km from Rayagada, the river Nagavali flows through a deep cut valley, forming two beautiful waterfalls.

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Hirakud Reservoir, Hirakud Reservoir tours, Visit Hirakud Reservoir of Orissa, Travel to Hirakud Reservoir, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach Holidays Hirakud Reservoir

A mere 16 km north of Sambalpur town stands the Hirakud Dam on the river Mahanadi - the longest dam in the world and the largest dam made of earth.

Indravati Reservoir

Originating near Thuamul-Rampur, Indravati makes its winding course through dense forests and sun-kissed valleys till she halts at Khatiguda, near Tentuli Khunti, 20-km from Nawarangpur, to form a reservoir in the hands of modern sculptors.

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Khanduala Falls, Khanduala Falls tours, Visit Khanduala Falls of Orissa, Travel to Khanduala Falls, Beaches and Lakes Khanduala Falls

The jungles of Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary, situated around 32-km from Bhawanipatna, provide the setting for another of Orissa's charming waterfall called Khanduala, so named because of the shrine of the Goddess Khanduala situated on the top of the hill.

Kolab Reservoir

Only 15 km from Koraput, the river Kolab makes a stunning jump at Bagra to form a reservoir called "Upper Kolab Irrigaion Project". An perfect place for outing, it is a panacea for city dwellers.

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Konark Beach, Konark Beach tours, Visit Konark Beach of Orissa, Travel to Konark Beach, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach Konark Beach

Only 32-km from Puri on Marine Drive, one could find a sprawling beach at Konark rated as one of the finest in the world. With a long stretch of cleans sands - cool blue sea making rapids in rolling waves - the beach claims to be one of the best in the eastern coast for having a lovely serenity of its own.

Mahanadi River

The major rivers of Orissa from north to south are the subamarekha, the Burhabalanga, the Baitarani, the Brahmani, the Mahanadi and the Rushikulya. The smaller ones are the Salandi, the Vamsadhara, the Nagavali, the Kolab, the lndravati, the Sileru, the Sabari and the Poteru.

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Miriglotah Falls, Miriglotah Falls tours, Visit Miriglotah Falls of Orissa, Travel to Miriglotah Falls, Beaches and Lakes Miriglotah Falls

Aproximately 110 kms from Rourkela, a beautiful waterfall of Orissa.


The sacred hills of Gandhamardan in the district of Bargarh preserve the temple of Nrusimhanath.

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Paradeep Beach, Paradeep Beach tours, Visit Paradeep Beach of Orissa, Travel to Paradeep Beach, Beaches and Lakes Paradeep Beach

Paradeep, a major seaport of India for trade activities with a fine sea beach, is an enjoyable tourist resort 94-km from Cuttack.

Pati-Sonapur Beach

Approximately 20-km from Berhampur, 35-km from Gopalpur-on-Sea and 4-km off the NH-5 that connects Calcutta with Chennai the virgin beach at Pati-Sonapur is one of the most exquisite on the east coast.

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Phurli Jharan Waterfall, Phurli Jharan Waterfall tours, Visit Phurli Jharan Waterfall of Orissa, Travel to Phurli Jharan Phurli Jharan Waterfall

15-km from Bhawanipatna, Phurli Jharan, a perennial waterfall of 16m high, has a special charm of its own.


Close to the town of Deogarh, Padhanpat hill with its pictorial waterfall offers a rare scenic beauty. It is at a distance of 96 kms from Deogarh.

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Puri Beach, Puri Beach tours, Visit Puri Beach of Orissa, Travel to Puri Beach, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach Puri Beach

Looking forward for an amazingly wonderful holiday? Welcome to the beach of Puri. The pious land of Puri is probably one of the finest beaches in India on the coastline of Orissa. Situated on the shores of the breathtakingly beautiful Bay of Bengal.

Putudi Falls

Located 15-km from Phulbani, the natural beauty of the Putudi falls on the river Bada Saluki, with dense forests and hills on either side have entranced guests over the ages.

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Ramchandi Beach, Ramchandi Beach tours, Visit Ramchandi Beach of Orissa, Travel to Ramchandi Beach, Beaches and Lakes Ramchandi Beach

On the confluence of the river Kusabhadra and the Bay of Bengal, Ramchandi is a beautiful beach. Goddess Ramchandi, the presiding deity of the Konark region is worshipped here with reverence.


River Brahmani shelters a dam and reservoir at Rengali amidst charming environs. At a distance of 92-km from Angul, it is a quiet place for outing.

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Sorada Reservoir, Sorada Reservoir tours, Visit Sorada Reservoir of Orissa, Travel to Sorada Reservoir, Beaches and Lakes Sorada Reservoir

About 80 km from Berhampur, Sorada holds in its bosom a reservoir amidst uncommon scenic charm.

Talasari Beach

At a distance of 88-km from Balasore, 4-km from Chandaneswar and 8-km from Digha (in West Bengal) is the tranquil beach at Talasari.

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The Khandadhar Falls, The Khandadhar Falls tours, Visit The Khandadhar Falls of Orissa, Travel to The Khandadhar Falls The Khandadhar Falls

One of the prettiest districts on the tourist circuit is the Sundargarh region. Situated amidst its lush forests is Orissa's most well-known waterfall, the Khandadhar fall (244m).

The Sanghagara Falls

Sanghagara fall (30m) lies about 5-km from Keonjhar and is counted amongst the most popular picnic sites in the region.

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Upper Jonk, Upper Jonk tours, Visit Upper Jonk of Orissa, Travel to Upper Jonk, Beaches and Lakes of Orissa, Beach Upper Jonk

An irrigation project, Upper Jonk, near village Patora, 16-km from Nawapara, the District Headquarters town, is a place of rare beautiful charm and an asylum to aquatic fauna.

Duduma Waterfall

Developed as a hydro-electric project with a beautiful township amidst deep greenery of nature, Machhakund forms a precipitous waterfall.

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More Beaches and Lakes in Orissa

>> Aryapalli Beach

>> Balaramgadi Beach

>> Balighai Beach

>> Baliharachandi Beach

>> Baleshwar Beach

>> Chandipur Beach

>> Chandrabhaga Beach

>> Gopalpur On Sea

>> Konark Beach

>> Paradeep Beach

>> Pati-sonapur Beach

>> Puri Beach

>> Ramchandi Beach

>> Talasari Beach

>> Ansupa Lake

>> Badaghagra Fall

>> Barehipani And Joranda Falls

>> Chilka Lake

>> Harishankar Waterfalls

>> Hatipathar Falls

>> Hirakud Reservoir

>> Indravati Reservoir

>> Khanduala Falls

>> Kolab Reservoir

>> Mahanadi River

>> Miriglotah Falls

>> Nrusimhanath Falls

>> Phurli Jharan Waterfall

>> Pradhanpat Waterfall

>> Putudi Falls

>> Rengali Reservoir

>> Sorada Reservoir

>> The Khandadhar Falls

>> The Sanghagara Falls

>> Upper Jonk

>> Duduma Waterfall


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