Tour In and Around Popular Western Odisha Tourist Places with ODCAR
Western Odisha is proliferated with some of the most beautiful flora and fauna along with numerous temples and architectural flashes of brilliance. To make your touring experience exciting and easier in Western Odisha, we at ODCAR have enlisted some of the most amazing tourist places there. Just have a look!
Hirakud Dam in Sambalpur
The longest earthen dam in the world, Hirakud Dam is built across the mighty Mahanadi River. You can enjoy the breathtaking views of the dam and the river from two observation towers called the Gandhi Minar and the Nehru Minar.
Huma Temple in Sambalpur
A temple where Lord Shiva is worshipped, Huma Temple is one of the only two leaning temples in the world. This temple is located in the Huma village that is situated on the bank Mahanadi River.
Ghanteshwari Temple in Sambalpur
Ghanteshwari Temple is dedicated to Goddess Ghanteshwari or the Goddess of Bells. People offer bells to the Goddess after the fulfillment of their wishes. This temple is also known as the ‘lighthouse without light’ as it is believed that this temple was built by early sailors who used bells as a warning against heavy winds.
Nrusinghanath Temple in Bargarh
Nrusinghanath Temple in Bargarh is situated at the foot of Gandhamardan Hills and the foundation of this historic temple was laid in 1313 A.D. A beautiful garden showcasing different avatars of Lord Krishna and a 28 feet statue of Lord Hanuman at the center of this garden is the main attraction here.
Buddhist Shrine in Boudh
Built by Buddhist monks and followers, Boudh is an ancient city which is filled with temples, caves and Lord Buddha statues.
Ushakothi (Badrama) Wildlife Sanctuary in Sambalpur
This picturesque wildlife sanctuary is located in Bamra Wildlife Division in Sambalpur. The forests of this wildlife sanctuary are mainly dry deciduous that comprises of Sandalwood trees, Neem trees, Acacia trees, Arjun trees, Sal trees, and Casuarinas. And the main wildlife attractions of this sanctuary are racket-tailed dragons and the flying squirrels.
Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary in Bargarh
The Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary is nestled along the Hirakud reservoir and is the home to a variety of flora and fauna species. Indian gaur (bison), endangered four-horned antelope or chousingha and leopard are the easily found animals in this sanctuary.
Chiplima in Sambalpur
A popular picnic spot, Chiplima is famous for a 24.38 meters high natural waterfall that is connected for generating electricity.
Gudguda Waterfall in Sambalpur
The seven step by step waterfalls called the Gudguda waterfall have beautifully carved themselves through the rocks creating a magnificent sight that is a treat to the eyes. And if you are an adventurous type then you can enjoy mountain trekking here!
Harishankar Temple and Waterfall in Balangir
The charming series of bewitching waterfalls mesmerize visitors here. This place is also a famous pilgrimage site. What makes this place more interesting and attractive is the presence of both Lord Hari (Vishnu) and Lord Shankar (Shiva) together and the scenic charms.
So are you planning a trip to western Odisha? Then let us at ODCAR help you make your trip enjoyable and hassle-free with our reliable cab services. To know more about our taxi services in Sambalpur and other western parts in Odisha call us at +91-9583198888 or mail us at Support@Odcar.in