This hill station is often termed as the “Kashmir of Odisha”, situated at the height of 915 meters in Kandhmal district, the place boasts of pine jungles, coffee gardens and beautiful valleys. It is surrounded by thick rain forest with wild animals and is a popular summer resort.
It can be reached from Bhubaneswar (251km) and other important places of the state by regular bus services. The nearest railway station is Brahmapur (120km). It is located in the tribal dominated Kandhamal district.