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Orissa :Saptasajya and Ansupa
Saptasajya: Seven dark caves, seven soaring hills and seven cascading streams on the tough rugged road to Saptasajya will enhance the pleasure of the journey. Seven holy idols in Saptasajya also look astonishing. Raghunath temple, carved on the hard rocky hills, impress the spiritual crowd. Ram, Lakhman and Sita are the deities engraved on the rocks. You have to cross more than 100 stair ways to visit the temple. Three days long festival, observed on Ram Nabami, is one of the prime attractions for the pilgrims. Trekking lovers will feel the satisfaction in the trekking of last one and half km to Saptasajya. Trekkers will be able to explore the lash green nature on the way to Saptasajya. Apart from the holy Raghunath temple, Kali and Durga temples are also there.
Interested and ardent holiday makers can watch the ruins of the palace, about 16 km from Saptasajya, atop the hills.
Saptasajya, located at a distance of 12 km towards south-west of Dhenkanal, can be accessed by road. The best possible option to reach Saptasajya is to hire a car from any other town of Orissa.
Ansupa: The Lake, located on the lap of nature, is the prime enticement of Ansupa. Bamboo and mango groves are garnishing the locale of the picturesque Ansupa. Sarandar hill ranges are encircling the green terrain. Nature lovers will enjoy the singing of the numerous colorful indigenous and migratory birds.
Avail a train from Cuttack and get down at Rajathgarh junction railway station. Ansupa is connected to Rajathgarh by road. You can also hire a car to Ansupa from Dhenkanal.
No hotel has yet come up here in Ansupa. So, it is prudent to come back to Cuttack on the same day after visiting Ansupa.