BERHAMPUR, one of the major commercial towns of Orissa greets a visitor
on his arrival from the southern part of India and wishes him happy sojourn to discover
the bewitching eastern part. It is also a great shopping centre for famous silk sarees and
GOPALPUR-ON-SEA : This sleepy resort in Ganjam
district with its deep sea was once an ancient sea port. It is 16 km from Berhampur having
all sorts of touristic facilities.
Taptapani : This hot sulphur spring, 50 km from
Berhampur, is an ideal Health Resort and picnic spot, One can stay at Panthanivas,
Taptapani- 761014, Tel ; (36814) 47531, Tariff : Rs. 250/ to Rs. 500/-
Jaugarh, 35 km from Berhampur, is famous for Ashokan Rock Edicts and
other archaeological remains.
How to get there : Berhampur is a major railhead on the S. E. Railway
& N. H. No. 5 passes through the city.
Where to stay : (Telephone numbers in brackets) :
Hotel Moti (202386), Hotel Nandan (200232), Municipal Guest House (200466), Lake View
Lodge (203334), Ananda Bhavan Lodging (208364), Hotel Radha (202341), Laxminivas Lodging
(204381), Hotel Shankar Bhawan (203309), Sriram Bhawan ( 203369), Berhampur Rest House
(203636) & Others.
Assistance : Tourist Office, New Bus Stand ( 1st
Floor), Berhampur, District Ganjam, Tel : 203226, Gram : ORISSATOUR & Tourist Counter,
Railway Station, Berhampur, Tel : 203870.