Khordha is a city and district in Odisha. National Highway 5 passes through the city and National Highway 224 starts at this city. Khordha was the last region to be captured by the British. There are several attractions around for tourists, including Nandan Kanan National Park, Chilika Lake, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri.
Places to Stay
There are a few budget hotels in Khordha where you can book rooms. The hotels here are Pathanivas Dhauli (Tariff – Rs.614), Hotel Janpath (Tariff – Rs.526) and Hotel Swarna (Tariff – Rs.808).
The official languages spoken in Khordha are Oriya and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Khordha are Makar Sankranti in January, Saraswati Puja in February, Holi in March, Durga Puja in October and Kartika Purnima during November.
Places of Interest
Khordha has a few places to visit in and around the city. These places include Tangi Forest Range (33 km), Nirakarpur (31 km), Motari (34 km) and Begunia (23 km) away from Khordha.
How to Get There
Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneshwar is the nearest airport, which is about 46 km away from Khordha.
There is no railway station in Khordha. Retang Railway station, which is 36 km away, is the nearest from this city.
Khordha is well connected by state-run and private buses that ply from nearby cities and states. OSRTC run buses from all major towns and city centers to this area. To keep customers happy, several travel websites offer discount coupons for bus tickets on a regular basis.