Jeypore is the second-largest city after Brahmapur of south Odisha and the Sub-Division of Koraput district of Odisha, and the largest city in undivided Koraput district. India. Along with Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Rourkela, Balasore, Puri, and Brahmapur, Jeypore is one of the prominent places of Odisha. Jeypore pronounced in Odia as Joypur literally means "the city of victory". Nature has bestowed Jeypore generously with waterfalls and dense green forests. This is also a prominent business place in southern Odisha. It is encompassed by hills of the Eastern Ghats and the more famous Araku hills on three sides like a horseshoe with the western side opening up to Chhattisgarh in central India. It is the business hub for the district.
Kolab Botanical Garden
Kolab Botanical Garden is highly admired for its scenic beauty, attracting tourists for weekend picnics and boating. The well maintained botanical garden has over 200 varieties of flowering plants.
Bagara is famous for its waterfalls. There are three small waterfalls from a height of about 30 ft on the river Kolab. The place is surrounded by beautiful natural scenarios.
Gupteshwar Cave is famous for the cave shrine of Lord Shiva located at the top of a limestone hill which is about 495 feet with beautiful natural scenery.
Raja Mahal is a centuries-old palace on the main road Jeypore is an architectural marvel.
Deomali, is a mountain peak in the Chandragiri-Pottangi subrange of the Eastern Ghats.
Maliguda Tunnel of Odisha is the 4th Biggest broad-gauge railway tunnel in India after "Banihal - Quazigund Tunnel" which is in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The tunnel is 13 km east of Jeypore, India, 27 km from Koraput.
Duduma Waterfall, 175 meters high, is formed by the Machkund river in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states of India. Duduma is about 92 km from Koraput and about 177 km from Visakhapatnam.
Best Time To Visit Jeypore
The charming region of Jeypore is located in Orissa and surrounded by hills, which make it a perfect place to visit for nature lovers. The months from October to March are best suited to visit this place as sightseeing can be thoroughly enjoyed during this time. From October to February the days during the winter season are chilly and the temperature swings between the ranges of 12°C to 14°C. Koraput and Phulbani are two regions where winters are extreme and the temperature is between 3°C to 4°C. From March to June the days are moderately hot in some areas of Jeypore while in the other areas the weather is extremely hot. The temperature remains between the ranges of 35°C to 46°C. The weather is humid as well as hot. From July to September the heat levels decrease with the onset of monsoon season and the average annual rainfall received here is around 150 cm. Maximum rainfalls are received during the month of July.