Rayagada, the headquarters town of the district of same
name, is on the way to Koraput from Berhampur.
It has the facilities to serve as a base for visiting the nearby places of
Hatipathar, only 3-m from here, is a place of great scenic beauty with two waterfalls on the course of river Nagavali. The boulders here appear like huge elephants.
On the confluence of three rivers, Minajhola is a scenic spot as well as a place of pilgrimage.
Padmapur, housing the shrine of Manikeswar Shiva, is identified to be the seat of Dharmakirti, the Buddhist Logician-Philosopher.
HOW TO GET THERE
The nearest airport is situated at Bhubaneswar .
Rayagada is a railhead on the Raipur-Vizianagaram rail line of South Eastern Railway.
Rayagada is connected by regular bus services from Berhampur, Koraput and Bhubaneswar (390-km).
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Jyoti Mahal
FOR MORE TRAVEL INFORMATION
Koraput Tourist Office at Koraput Club,
Tel : 40318,
Gram : ORISSATOUR
Tourist Counter, Rayagada Railway Station,
Tel : 22248
Tourist Counter, Viziangaram Railway station,
Tel : : 3582.