Kalahandi, located on the confluence of Rivers Tel and Uttei (tributaries of Mahanadi Belkhandi), is a historical destination with ruined forts and ruined bridges. It has many ancient temples showcasing the architectural and cultural excellence of the Indian community during 12th century. The 12th century monuments in Kalahandi add the value of the tourism in this region.


Air: Nearest Airport to Kalahandi is at Bhubaneswar, which is about 418 km away. Bhuvaneswar is well air connected with all major airports in India. Taxi services are available from airport to Kalahandi and it cost around Rs. 4000.

Rail: Nearest Railway Station to Kalahandi is at Kesinga at distance of 45 km away from the heart of Kalahandi city. This railhead is well connected to other major railway stations in the state. Taxi services are available from railway station to Kalahandi at a fare of about Rs. 500.

Road: Kalahandi is connected by regular bus services from many important cities in the state including Koraput, Bhubaneswar and Berhampur. State owned road Transport Corporation and private bus service providers operate buses between Kalahandi and other cities. State buses charge about Rs. 120 from Bhubaneswar to Kalahandi.

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Best time to visit
Nov - Feb