To heal your mind and body, this weekend come to the marvelous landscape of Bangriposhi. This place is extremely relaxing as well as exciting for traveling and has provided inspiration to many creative impulses of various littérateur and artists. The best place for nature lovers, Bangriposhi gives ample scope of interaction with nature through its jungle, hills and river and the tribal culture, who are inseparable parts of nature. So if you want to satiate your hunger for traveling to new places, then Bangriposhi located in the shadows of the Thakurani Hills in Mayurbhanj, Orissa would be the best choice. BOOKING DETAILS OF BANGRIPOSHI
Places to see at Bangriposhi: Surrounded by numerous forest tracts and hills like Vidyabhandar, Ardheshwar, Patharkushi, Buraburi, Bangriposhi is a storehouse of flora and fauna. The River Budibalam meandering through Bangriposhi is the major attraction here.
Nearby attractions of Bangriposhi: A couple of kilometers from Bangriposhi is Thakurani Hill. You can reach the summit of the hill to see the temple of Goddess Bangriposi. Crossing this mountain, you can visit the small marketplace of the tribal people. You can travel 20 km from Bangriposi to Kuliyan village, which is renowned for Dokra artwork. You can also take a short trip of 25 kms to the Bankabal Lake and its adjacent dam. A visit to the nearby Duarsini temple and the Nilamadhaba temple should also be in your itinerary. Another major attraction near Bangriposhi is the Simlipal National Forest, just 60 kms. away.
Things to do at Bangriposhi: Apart from visiting the tourist spots, you can also take a look at the lifestyle of the tribal people of this area who are mainly Santhal, Munda, Bhil and Lodha. However, Bangriposi is a box of surprises for photographers, bird watchers and trekkers. If you are an avid trekker, then you would love to trek along the Buribalam River’s bank and scale the hills and forests nearby. The boulders jutting out of the river’s rockbeds, the terraced Paddy fields on the hill slopes, the village life and the unknown birds chirping all around the trees are few reasons to make your trip to Bangriposhi.
How to reach Bangriposhi: You can take the Dhauli Express from Howrah and covering a journey a four hours reach Balasore. From there you can hire a car and travel 2 hrs 30 minutes to Bangriposi. You can reserve a car for a couple of days to reach here and travel various spots nearby. Direct overnight buses connect Kolkata to Baripada. From Baripada, Bangriposi is just 32 kms. NH6 connects Bangriposi to Kolkata. It is just 230 kms from Kolkata.
Best time to visit Bangriposhi: Avoid the summer time, anytime in the rest of the year is ideal for visiting Bangriposhi.
Lodging & Dining facilities at Bangriposhi: A no-frills eco cottage located amidst sylvan surroundings with three bedrooms and attached western bathrooms can accommodate guests. There are no air-conditioners or televisions in the cottage but clean bathrooms, clean bed sheets and very cozy and clean rooms with patios blends this cottage to its environment. Delicious home cooked local meals are served by the caretaker and the cook.