Baripada is a city and a municipality in Mayurbhanj district in the state of Odisha, India. Baripada is the district headquarters. It is a place to stay and tour the Mayurbhanj region. This region is home to Similipal, one of the most important wildlife parks of India. The national park comprises lush valleys, forest lands and scores of ancient temples.

An excellent base for touring the Mayurbhanj region and also the district headquarters, Baripada is an ideal place to pick up handloom products of Chandanpur and stone carving of Khiching. A must buy is the tusser fabric of Bangiriposi.


Kichakeswari Temple

Kichakeswari Temple

The Kichakeswari temple at Khiching is built entirely of chlorite slabs and is unique...

Maa Ambika Temple

Maa Ambika Temple

Maa Ambika Temple (55 Kms) is one of the renowned temples and a famous picnic spot...

Shimlipal National Park

Shimlipal National Park

Shimlipal National Park is one of the largest National Park as well as wildlife sanctuaries...

Sri Jagannath Temple

Sri Jagannath Temple

Sri Jagannath Temple is very well-known in Baripada and is located in Koraput. It...

How to reach

Your choice of transport will depend on how quickly you want to get from one place to another.
How to reach Baripada by air

By Air

The nearest International Airport from Baripada is Dum Dum Airport, Kolkata, roughly 195 Kms from Baripada. The other nearest airport to Baripada is Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneshwar, 207 Kms from Baripada. The airport has regular domestic and international flights to many major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
How to reach Baripada by rail

By Rail

The city of Baripada is well connected to many places in India like Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Jamshedpur and Cuttack.
How to reach Baripada by road

By Road

Baripada is 60 Kms from Balasore, 103 Kms from Kharagpur, 163 Kms from Jamshedpur, 231 Kms from Cuttack, 255 Kms from Bhubaneswar and 368 Kms from Rourkela. It is also connected with other cities such as Sambalpur, Puri, Bolangir, Bhadrak, Jhargram, Angul, Ranchi and Kolkata via Orissa State Road Transport Corporation and some private travel services.

Best time to visit

The best season to visit Baripada is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for visiting the monuments and other places of interest in Baripada. The best months to visit are October, November, December, February and March.

Quick Info

  • Famous For Religious, Scenic
  • Languages Oriya, English and Hindi
  • Best Season Winter, October to March
  • Weather Tropical type; Hot in summers, Moderately cool in winters
  • Postal Code 757001
  • STD Code 6792