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Umerkote Tourism

Umerkote is one of the best tourist place, that lets you to get the entire fun and entertainment visiting many of the picnic spots here. This city can be an excellent weekend escape from the nearby cities. You will find everything from hills to gardens and parks, as well as religious places like temples, etc. Even you can enjoy the natural water fall at this location. Most of the attractions are nearby Umerkote, so it becomes easy for the tourists to visit many different destinations from this town of Umerkote. Apart from this, staying can be more comfortable, and it's an excellent shopping destination, and an extremely good place to consume food.

Famous places in Umerkote
Sri Ram Temple, Umerkote

Tourist Helpline Numbers

Odisha Tourism
The Director
Dept. of Tourism, Paryatan Bhawan, Museum Campus, Bhubaneswar - 751 014
Tel.No. (674) 2432177 email: ortour@orissatourism.gov.in
Call Us : 1800 208 1414 (Toll free)
Website: http://www.orissatourism.gov.in/portal/

Major Tourist Destinations In and Around Umerkote

Podagad in Umerkote

Podagad is a hilly area dotted with numerous historical sites. There are some of the rock scriptures, caves as well as the some other usable remaining can be seen here. The place has a very rich ruin of the Nala as well as the Bhakataka dynasty during the intrusion of the Mughals. The span of Podagad hill varies from 11 kms length to 3.5 kms in width, and there are 17 small hills that connected to each other. You can even view the natural habitats that includes several species, especially carnivores reside in this region. There are also beautiful picnic spots, where the people can enjoy their vacations. Mysterious Caves known as 'Gumphas' are additional attractions. Thus, when you visit Umerkote, do visit Podagad that gives you a great pleasure.

Chandan Dhara in Umerkote

Umerkote TourismChandan Dhara is known for its splendid scenic beauty and is located amidst thick forests (approximately 48 kilometers, north of Umerkote), through the Jharigam village. One can visit the Dongriguda (a small village) nearby to enjoy amazing waterfall. Administrative efforts are in progress to further develop this place as a wonderful tourist attraction. If you are looking for peace of mind, you must visit this place. There is a notable as a natural Shiva Lingam, and is said to be an ideal place for picnic. One can visit this Chandan Dhara during the leisure time after visiting few other spots at Umerkote. To reach this place of Chandan Dhara, one can either pick bus, local taxis or auto-rickshaws as well.

Burja in Umerkote

Burja is a small region which is just about 8 kms from the town of Umerkote. The place is surrounded by few tehsils such as Jharigam Tehsil, Raighar Tehsil, Makdi Tehsil, and Chandahandi Tehsil. And this region of Burja is popular for the Shiva Linga . Few years ago, a small girl found a Shiva Lingam, when she was digging the ground. So, people at this place decided to build a temple of Shiva Linga. Currently, the temple is still under construction.

Hirli Dangar in Umerkote

Tourist spots in UmerkoteThis town is said to be located at the town of Nabarangpur, a hillock with profuse scenic beauty and complete serenity that drags loads of tourists to retire far from the madding crowd that is very nearer to the town. There is a park over the curls of the hills, also one can watch towers built by the local administration that adds great scenic view to the Hirli Dangar tourism.

Bhaskel Reservoir in Umerkote

Bhaskel Reservoir that is found at Umerkote Block that is built on the River Bhaskel, and is basically used for the purpose of irrigation. The water body that is available here creates a scenic beauty of the artificial lake along with the natural surroundings that gives great pleasure to the visitors, and has become an excellent picnic spot.

Where to Eat in Umerkote ?

There are many restaurants, fast food centers and food courts at shopping malls, and some of the restaurants in the star hotels. Most of the tourists will love to eat in the restaurants like Dawat Restaurant and the Golden Spoon Restaurant. Both of these restaurants are the family restaurants, and you will enjoy different types of food dishes here. If you visit Golden Spoon, you will be able to taste the delicious Kashmiri Non and Shahi Paneer that you would love the most. Also, you can have fast food here, along with some Chinese food.

The Golden Spoon
Address: SH 40, Umerkote, Odisha 764073
Phone:097771 73435

Hotel Ajay
Address: Umerkote, Nabarangpur, Main Road, Umerkote, Nabarangpur - 764073
Phone: +(91)-7894018727

Where to Stay in Umerkote ?

Tourists can find many places to reside in Umerkote, like hotels, lodges, residencies, guest houses, and others. Some of them are Sabnam lodge, Hotel Woodland, Swagat Hotel, and many more. You will not just get comfort here, you can also move to the nearby attractions from these hotels. You will get good cab facility to visit the places in and around Umerkote. Hence, traveling becomes easy for the tourists along with the comfort stay.

Hotel Trinath
Address: Main Road Nayagarh
Phone No: 6753 - 252313

Swagat Hotel
Address: Umerkote, Nabrangpur, Odisha
PH: (06866)270205, Mob: 9437069588

Hotel Woodland
Address: Umerkote, Nabrangpur, Odisha
Mob: 9437535064, 9338860969

Hotel Sarathi
Address: Umerkote, Nabrangpur, Odisha
PH: (06866)270126, Mob: 9178296225

Hotel Amit
Address: Umerkote, Nabrangpur, Odisha
PH: (06866)770553. Mob: 9437906308, 9938394510

What to Shop in Umerkote ?

The most common thing to shop in Umerkote is the garments and footwear items along with dolls, toys, furniture, electronic products like mobiles, tablets, laptops, television and others. You can purchase any thing of your choice in some of the famous shops in the local market, that provides you good discounts.

How to Reach Umerkote ?

You can reach Umerkote through different means of transportation. Umerkote is connected with several direct and indirect, A/C and Non-A/C buses from various places like Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, as well as the Berhampur and Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Raipur, Bolangir, and cities. Jagadalpur is said to be the nearest Railway station to reach Umerkote that lies with a distance of about 70.1 kms. However, there are some other nearest railway junctions such as the Jeypore (93.4 kms), Dhanapur Orissa Railway Junction (93.8 kms), Old Railway Station (93.8 kms), and Tikiri Station (108.3 kms) from Umerkote. The very close airport to reach Umerkote is the Jagdalpur with a distance of 68.7 kms. While there are some otehr airports like Jeypore and Utkela , with the distance of aobut 95.0 and 112.2 kms respectively.

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