Bankeswari is a hilly area located in the Ganjam district of Orissa. The place is a must visit for anyone who visits the Gopalpur sea beach. The place is located at a distance of 12 km from the nearest railway station Berhampur. The place can also be reached by road as it is situated on the highway of Berhampur -Digapahandi. The place is a scenic spot which is very famous for picnics and outings.
Winter is the best season to visit this beautiful place. It is located on the Kerandimala hill ranges on the Eastern Ghats. There is dense forest all around the place and the view is magnificent with many streams flowing by it. The place is also used for trekking by the majority of tourists.