Chandipur Beach

This fall is on Ghagara River, a tributary to the Baitarani, in Keonjhar district. The 60 meters fall is about 10 kms from Keonjhar Town. Another Waterfall Sana Ghagara 30 meters is lying about 5 kms from Keonjhar. These two falls are amongst the most popular picnic sites in the State.

Touring Seasons:
Best time to visit is between September and March.
Beach Accessibility
Airlines: The Nearest airports are Kolkota (314 kms) and Bhubaneswar (230 kms).

Rail Lines: The nearest Railway station is Balasore (16 km). Balasore is coming under Southeastern Railway connected to major cities like Kolkota, New Dlhi, Puri, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Chennai, and Tirupati etc.

Bus Lines: Chandipur is well connected by an all-weather road to Balasore; Chandipur is just 16km from Balasore and Balasore is well connected to all major cities by road. One can easily reach Chandipur from Balasore, Bhubaneswar (230km), Kolkata (314km) etc.
Lodging/Accommodation at Chandipur
Chandipur offers a wide range of lodging from luxury class to economy class some of them is Hotel Chandipur, OTDC Yatrinivas & Panthnivas, Hotel Santinivas etc.

Oceanic Activities
Other than reveling in the waters, you can boat on the bank of river Budhabalanga by taking the local fishermen’s boats and fishing for your feast. With its unstinted of seashells and driftwood its a worth Package to beach lovers. You can even take a jeep-ride towards the sea, when the waters go back, along the beach.

Events near the Beach
Dance Festival
A dance festival is also organized which include various Folk dance performed by professional troupes such as Chhau, Ghoda Nacha and Sambalpuri dance.
Fascinating Places near Chandipur
Aradi is famous for the temple of Lord Shiva, known here as Lord Akhandalamani. Lakhs of devotees visit this place daily to recover from their diseases.

Gopinath Temple
Sri Gopinath is the Deity who stole sweet-rice for Madhavendra Puri. Being worshiped on the altar with Sri Gopinatha are Sri Madana Mohana, Sri Govinda, Radha-Rasabihari, and caitanya Mahaprabhu with Lord Jagannatha on one side and numerous shalagram shilas on the other side. Lord Gopinatha, flanked by Sri Govinda and Sri Madana Mohana, is made of black stone. Sri Gopinatha stands in bas-relief. Govinda and Madana Mohana, who were brought from Vrindavana in about 1938 by a devotee named caitanya Dasa Babaji, are free standing.You get delicious kshira here call amrita keli. The Gopinatha kshira is a preparation of condensed milk, sugar, and cream, with a sprinkling of raisins. It comes in pots of various sizes, which are first given to god. Sri Gopinath is (thief) known as khira chora Gopinatha because he stole and hid a pot of kshira out of love for Madhavendra Puri.

It is at a distance of 9kms from Balasore.

This Temple is 30kms away from Balsore. It is located on the Nilgiri Hills. It’s a place with charming atmosphere sacred by five Lingas called the Panchalingeswar having stream flowing over them is the magnetism of this place. To touch the Lingas you have to lie flat on the Rock.

The area covering 2750 sq. km is a dense and green forest, steep and luminous cascades, sky touching mountain peaks and a beautiful place for Animal & Bird lovers all these things make Simlipal Tourists Dream destination.

It’s popular for its enchanting cascades, scenic beauty and sakti pitah it is situated on the outer edge of Simplipal.

Harbouring the Kuldiha Sanctuary, which is also an ideal base for trekking, Nilagiri is known for the Jagannath Temple. Headquarters’ of an ex-princely state, set against the green mountains, it is a charming place on lap of Odisha