Forest & Wildlife  


The Kashmir of Odisha


Dotted with pine forests and waterfalls, the hill stations of Phulbani are popular holiday destinations of the state. Daringbadi Nature Camp & Belghar Nature Camp are two of those, situated nearby to each other. Surrounded by beautiful valleys & plateaus, coffee & pepper gardens in the ...

Dotted with pine forests and waterfalls, the hill stations of Phulbani are popular holiday destinations of the state. Daringbadi Nature Camp & Belghar Nature Camp are two of those, situated nearby to each other. Surrounded by beautiful valleys & plateaus, coffee & pepper gardens in the native land of one of the most ancient tribes of India “Kutia Kondhas”, is a perfect gateway for people who are looking for some time off from the daily hurly burly of city life.

Daringbadi provides a blend of Cultural tourism, Tribal tourism and Nature tourism together. Daringbadi is known as the Kashmir Of Odisha hill station with Pine forests and series of waterfalls throughout the landscape -Daringbadi waterfall,Putudi waterfall,Dadubaba,Ludu waterfall etc. the names narrating different tribal tales.

The place is named after Daring- Sahib, a British officer who was in charge of the place. Feel the refreshing cool breeze to the bone by trekking in the hilly trails of the surreal landscape of Daringbadi- Belghar through sprawling jungle.

A bonfire in the camp site with local Odiya delicacies will thaw your heart magically. A day with the people of the land is worth for a lifetime. Listen to the sweet melodies by the artists of the hilly tribal communities where music has passed down from the generations. Mandasaru Valley Nature Camp in the Silent Valley of Odisha is a forested gorge with perennial streams. It is one hour trip from Daringbadi through the curvy roads climbing up and down the mountainside  


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See to Believe

Below is a visual treat of DARINGBADI (A HILL STATION). Enjoy the immersive experience and experience the 360 degree views and virtual tours which are soon going to enhance your visual journey!

Other Things to Do

While you are at DARINGBADI (A HILL STATION), be sure to experience the below list of must-try activties. Bird Watch the rarest of nature's avian beauties, Rough it out in the ocean with water sports, Get up close and personal with nature on organized treks, Soak in leisure and breathtaking views of Gorges while Boating or enjoy the evening enthralled by performers of Folk and Classical dance. There's lots to do in Odisha's wonderlands!


Like what you see? Looking to have a well rounded experience in Odisha? Scroll to see a list of the choicest of curated pre-packaged tours covering the most coveted destinations in Odisha.Browse the list and see details of the trail/package which interests you most. Contact the Dept. Of Tourism recogonized Tour Operators who has published the tour and finalize your trip to Odisha today!

Getting There

  • Nearest Railway Station-Berhampur
  • Nearest Airport-Bhubaneswar
  • Road Transport-Daringbadi is well connected with road. 
  • Distance from Bhubaneswar-248 KM


Insider's Stories

So why is Odisha touted as Incredible India's Best Kept Secret. What is it about the places, people , landscape, art , culture and history that entices? What makes Odisha the land of cathartic Spiritual experiences, intricate art and immortal architecture regaling many timeless tales, flair for dance and drama, pristine beaches, delectable cuisines stunning landscapes and formidable yet elegant wildlife. Don't take our word for it ; read the through the journeys and experiences of the many travel enthusiasts who have traversed and fallen in love with the land of Odisha!

Brewing Koraput Coffee for the First Time - Best Coffee in Odisha

Watch me open the pack of the newly launched #KoraputCoffee. In this video I try my hand in brewing this exotic mix of arabica and robusta #FilterCoffee in a south Indian coffee filter. Its indeed #Odishaaah
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Daringbadi - The Unspoilt Hill Station Of Odisha (#OdishaBloggersTrail )

I took a bus from Vishakapatnam(AP) to reach Bhubaneshwar(OD). And it was my very first in this state. Though i'm from Bengal(Kolkata) which means Puri the 2nd home for all bengalis but i was not that lucky to roam with my families during my childhood.
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Pritam Pandit

Koraput: A traveler's paradise

Trust me, I was so happy that it was raining in Koraput. As paradise staged me a drama. Clouds dramatically flooded the skies and the earth. Everything from the waterlogged paddy fields, to the scant but bright sunlight popping in and out like a hide and seek game was so beautiful.
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Sameet Pattnaik

Nearby Destinations

Wish to make the best of your trip to DARINGBADI (A HILL STATION) ? Make sure your itinerary covers these below must-see destinations close to DARINGBADI (A HILL STATION).Most of these are highly coveted on every tourists bucket list and can be reached from DARINGBADI (A HILL STATION) in a matter of hours. We have found 8 such places close to DARINGBADI (A HILL STATION) that will maximize your Experience-Odisha!


There's a variety of options for you to stay at. From Star Rated Hotels, Eco Tour Nature Camps equipped with state of the art swiss tents and facilities to OTDC Government Hotels, Bed Breakfasts and Homestays to choose from. Browse the list below to choose your preferred accomodation.

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Panthanivas Taptapani

Panthanivas Taptapani

Panthanivas Taptapani, at- Pudamari, Ganjam-761014

9438375772 , 06816255031




221 Km. Distance from Airport

48 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Showing 2 of 5 Nature Camp(s) found


Daringbadi Nature camp

  • Daringbadi

Accomodation Details

  • Accottage

Giant Squirrel Nature Camp

  • Kaliamba

Accomodation Details

  • Double Bedded

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Hotel Bivab

Hotel Bivab

Acharya Colony, Baliguda

9337349517 , 06846243217




270 Km. Distance from Airport

150 Km. Distance from Railway Station

1 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Nirupama Hotels

Nirupama Hotels

Taratarini Hill,Purushottampur,Ganjam- 761018





171 Km. Distance from Airport

35 Km. Distance from Railway Station

3 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Find a Tour Operators

Below is a list of Travel Agency/Tour Operators who are recognized by the Department Of Tourism and are trusted Local Specialists. Contact them today to plan a well rounded trip to Odisha and getting the best deals! Their packages cover everything from the most visited to the off-beat, from the most ancient to the most urbane, from mountains to beaches, from the wild city life to the spending nights under a cieling of stars in the actual wilderness! Click on the contact button and get a call back now!

Odisha Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.

BBSR, Gujarat, India
Lewis Road, Bhubaneswar- 751014

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