Kesinga is located 36 km from Bhawanipatna and is the headquarters of the Kesinga tehsil. This city is on the border of the Kalahandi district and the Balangir district. It is 40 km from Kalahandi and is often called the gateway to Kalahandi. This city is at a distance of 381 km from the state capital of Bhubaneshwar.
Place to Stay
There are several budget-friendly hotels available in this area. Hotel Regency (Tariff - Rs. 900) and Jayanti Hotel (Tariff - Rs.800) are some of the popular ones.
The official language of this city is Oriya. Other languages that are spoken here include Hindi and English.
The Durga Puja is one of the most popular festivals in this area. Navaratri (October.)
Place of Interest
Kalahandi has several temples that tourists can visit. Tourists are known to frequent those that are about 40 km from Kesinga. Phulbani is also near this city, it is at a distance of 58 km.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Kesinga is the Raipur Airport which is 213 km away.
Kesinga is well-connected to cities and towns nearby via rail. There are daily trains to Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack (among others.)
There are various buses that connect to Kalahandi, Sambalpur, Cuttack and Bhubaneshwar(among others.) Mahalaxmi Travels and Asian Travels are considered to be the most reliable in this area. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.