Dashapalla is a village in the Nayagarh district in the state of Odisha. It has been classified as a block. Legend says that it was initially part of the Boudh state in the later part of the 15th century. However, a dispute between the rulers led to the separation of the place and it formed an identity of its own. It passes through the National Highway 224.
Places to Stay
The closest place to find accommodation near Dashapalla is in the town of Nayagarh (39 km). Here, hotels like Hotel Trinath (Tariff - Rs. 800), Hotel Safari International (Tariff - Rs. 180), Hotel Padma (Tariff - Rs. 150) and Satkar Lodge (Tariff - Rs. 120) provide accommodation.
Oriya is the official language that is spoken here. The other major language that is spoken here is Hindi.
Dashapalla is known for its Lankapodi Yatra, which is a festival celebrated for a fortnight after commencing on the day of Ram Navmi. Other major festivals include Diwali, Holi and Dussehra.
Places of Interest
The Satkosia Gorge, the Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary, Kuanaria Dam, Mahavir Khol and Bhimara (for trekking) are some of the places worth visiting in and around Dashapalla.
How to Get There
The airport closest to Dashapalla is the Bhuvneshwar Airport (113 km).
Kerejanga (67 km) is the closest railway station to Dashapalla.
Dashapalla is well connected by bus. Operators like Dolphin Tours and Travels provide their services here. These buses also ply to Raipur, Ranchi as well as Cuttack. Making use of bus ticket coupons are the best way to get discounts while booking your tickets.