Odisha is famous for its natural beauty. Odisha is gifted with countless landscapes. Some of them are the beautiful waterfalls. The beautiful Mountain Waterfall besides a temple, falling in a deep pond attracts tourists to these places.
These waterfalls are famous all over the country for their breathtaking beauty. The beauty of these falls multiplies during the monsoon months. The falls are best places for couples. The calm surrounding of the waterfalls relieve the tourists from the stress and strains of regular life.
There are many waterfalls in Odisha. Some of the major waterfalls in Odisha are Barehipani, Khandadhar, Badaghagara, Jorandha, Duduma etc. Odisha tourism department has taken special care to protect the environs where the waterfalls are located.
Barehipani is located at Mayurbhanj district. It is the highest waterfall of Odisha coming down from a height of 400 meters. It is India’s second highest waterfall.
Joranda is located at Mayurbhanj district. The tall trees around the fall create a wonderful ambience. This spot is both a relaxing and stunning experience for the tourists.
Devkund situated at a distance of 65 km from Baripada and 140 km from Chandipur. The beautiful Natural dense forest and the beautiful waterfalls make this place a major tourist attraction.
Khandadhar situated at a distance of 104 km from Rourkela and 54 km from Kendujhar. The shape of the waterfall is like a perennial horse tail. It is a good place for picnic.
Badaghagra and Sanghagra located at a distance of 10 km, 5km from Keonjhar town respectively. These two falls are popular picnic spots near Keonjhar town.
Nrusimhanath located at a distance of 20km from Nuapada. Many tourists visit this place especially during winter.
Harishankar is located on the southern side of Gandhamardhan hills and 81 km from Balangir. This place is also famous for Nrusimhanath and Harishankar temple.
Phulrijharan is located at a distance of 15 km from Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district. The rainbow created by sun rays playing with the water spray, creates a special charm.
Pradhanpat, situated at Debagarh district of Odisha. This waterfall is one of the best waterfalls in Odisha. This is a nice picnic spot.
Duduma situated 70 km from Jeypore town. Duduma waterfall feeds a large hydroelectric project called Machkund Hydro Electric Power Project. This place is picturesque for the photography lovers.
By flight– The nearest airport is Bhubaneswar.
By train– Bhubaneswar railway station is well connected to all over India.
The best time to visit the waterfalls is the winter months from November to February are the best time to visit as the weather is at its best.