Jeypore, commonly known as the ‘City of Victory’, is the second largest town of southern Odisha. It is situated in the district of Koraput. This place is blessed with some scenic and natural beauties like dense green forests, gurgling waterfalls, meadows and verdant valleys.
It is home to the best tribal folk of Odisha who also comprise the largest population. It is surrounded by the hills of Eastern Ghats whereas the Araku Hills encompass it on its three sides. It thus resembles the shape of “U” which makes it a paradise for all nature lovers.
Jeypore sees a huge number of tourists visiting the majestic waterfalls like Shakti, Bagara and Duduma. The splendour mountain of Deomali, the lush valleys and exotic wildlife in Sunabeda, the mystic River Kolab and the beautiful town of Koraput are among the exquisite natural locations of Jeypore.
The broad gauge tunnel in Maligura, the Batrisa Simhasana at Nandpur, the Jeypore Park and the quaint little town of Minna Jhola add up to the advantage of Jeypore Tourism. Moreover, Jeypore has number of ancient palaces and forts which also boost tourism in Jeypore.
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Jeypore is served by the nearest airport at Vishakhapatnam which is 237 km away. Travelers can board a bus or catch a train to Jeypore and enjoy the enthralling ride as the route mainly covers panoramic view of the Araku Hills.
Best time to Visit Jeypore
Tourism in Jeypore is much favorable during the winter season.