Orissa: Bangriposhi


Bangriposhi: The picturesque petite town, Bangriposhi, is located at a distance of 230 km from Kolkata, on NH-6. The absorbing quietness of the town will enrich the inner sole. The majestic Bangriposhi is surrounded by the captivating deep forests and towering hills around. Bangriposhi has got the blessings of the nature. Nature has offered everything to make this place colorful and charming. Besides Vidyabhandar, Patharkusi, Ardheshwar, Budhabudhi, many more soaring hills around are protecting the naturalness of Bangriposhi.

Lodha, Santali, Bhil and Munda tribes are living their lives on the banks of Budhibalam River. Chirping of various birds and ethnic tribal instruments create a mind blowing and charming atmosphere around the dark forests. The traditional customs of the tribes are visible on the lifestyles of the local inhabitants.
Visit the sanctified Bangriposhi temple, atop the hills, about 4 km off the town. The deity is residing on the elephant. Temple lovers should trek to the very old Simleshwari Shiva temple, about 3 km higher up from the bus stand. Barsoi, about 8 km from the Shiva temple and Kuliyan village, about 20 km from the Shiva temple are well known for Dokra architectures.

Kanchinda, one of the intriguing and interesting rich forests of Shal, Mahua, Simul and Palash trees, located at a distance of 13 km from Simleshwari Shiva temple, will amuse nature lovers, especially the people who love to perceive the natural darkness and greeneries of the woodlands.  
Kalabandh, the dam, on one of the tributaries of Budhibalam River, is located at a distance of 5 km from Kanchandi. The water from the adjoining reservoir is supplied to the farmlands of Bangriposhi.
Bishayi, the famous market in the vicinity, situated at a distance of 6 km from Kalabandh can be accessed from Khalabandh crossing Ghat road of Thakurani hills. Simlipal National Forest is not very far away from Bangriposhi.

How to reach
: Bangriposhi is well connected to Kolkata by road. If you want to visit Bangriposhi by railways then you have to get down at Balasore. Avail a bus or hire a car from Balasore to Bangriposhi.

Where to stay:
Panthasala of Orissa Tourism, Mukherjee Hotel, Simlipal Resort and Hotel Bangriposhi are some of the noteworthy hotels in Bangriposhi. You can also cover it from Balasore. Refer to our hotel booking links below.

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