PLACES TO VISIT IN DARINGBADI
DARINGBADI: Also referred to as “Kashmir of Odisha”, the hill station Daringbadi is located in the Kandhmal district of Odisha in the Eastern India. Being a very famous tourist destination, the hill station is located at an elevation of 3000 ft. Located amidst echoing valleys, coffee plantations, amazing meadows and pine forests, visiting Daringbadi is worth and a perfect summer retreat for all who is actually looking forward to spend their time in peace, solace and collectedness. Surrounded from all over by dense forests, the place is known to be named after Daring Saheb, who was the British ruler of this area that time. Though, the place was not very much popular and recognized during the British era but nowadays, it is among a popular tourist destination and visited by many locals and tourists from all around over the weekends who came here to find a bit of peace and fun during the summer time. Over the last few years, the place has actually grown in terms of fame and popularity and visit especially during the summers, due to the presence of forests, gardens, waterfalls, hills and streams here.
Places of Interest And Activities To Do In and Around Daringbadi
Sapanala: It is a famous picnic spot nearby to Baliguda. Plan some time here with your family and friends and make the most of it.
Lover’s Point – There is a small spring here which is surrounded by all natural beauty and magic.
Emu bird Safari – It is located in between the route from Baliguda to Daringbadi and you can actually see a large variety in birds here and have an enjoyable time.
Hill View – It is indeed one of the best spots to enjoy sunrise and sunset altogether and have a gala time with loved ones.
Botanical Garden – There is a tropical garden available which is known to be backed with varied species of trees and if you are a nature lover, it is worth checking out.
Spice Garden – Are you one of those, who simply love to see the natural herbs and plantations in the garden? It is where you can go this time. Have a good time here checking out the herbs, turmeric garden, black pepper garden, coffee garden and more.
Belghar sanctuary – The spot is simply picturesque and scenic, surrounded with mountains, wild animals, forests from all over and especially elephants. A homeland of Kutia Kandhas, recognized as being the descendants of primitive inhabitants of the state. Here there is a British era made bungalow as well that is made up entirely from wood.
Ludu waterfall – This amazing waterfall is about 100 ft in height and at an approximate 100 km distance from Baliguda. It is situated in the dense forest area which is also known to be inhabited by wild elephants.
Kalinga Ghat – It is another attraction to visit by. Being acknowledged as the longest Ghat road, this valley is well known for medicinal plant cultivation and silvi culture garden. In the silviculture garden, there are many human thick bamboo plants and rubber trees.
The climatic situations and temperature remain favourable all throughout the year and this is why, Daringbadi can be visited at any time year around.
Nearest Airport: Biju Patnaik International Airport (250KM)
Nearest Railway Station: Berhampur Railway Station (125KM)
Nearest Bus Stand: : Phulbani Bus Stand