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Jeypore - Paradise For Nature Lovers


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, which also comprises 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.

Tourist Places In And Around Jeypore

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 a number of ancient palaces and forts which also boost tourism in Jeypore.

How To Reach Jeypore

Jeypore is served by the nearest airport at Vishakhapatnam which is 237 km away. Travellers can board a bus or catch a train to Jeypore and enjoy the enthralling ride as the route mainly covers the panoramic view of the Araku Hills.

Best Time To Visit Jeypore

Tourism in Jeypore is much favourable during the winter season. 

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How to Reach Jeypore

  • By Road
    One can reach Jeypore by boarding buses that are available from Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Vishakhapatnam and Vizianagaram. Apart from buses, tourists can avail taxis or auto-rickshaws from the nearby places. Many travel agencies that are put up in the nearby places provide four-wheeler vehicles to reach Jeypore.
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  • By Train
    Jeypore is served by massive rail services. The railway lines are connected to any part of the state. From Vishakhapatnam, Kirandul express can be boarded to reach Jeypore. The ride is very exciting because the railways tracks pass through some exotic locations of Araku Valley.
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  • By Air
    Jeypore once had an airport which is now nonfunctional and is only used for some VIP travelers and chartered planes. As of now, the nearest airport to Jeypore is Vishakapatnam airport which is 237 km away where as Bhubaneswar airport is 507 km away. One can avail taxis, buses from these airports to Jeypore.
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