Lakhanpur, a village in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district, is famous for its exquisite waterfall with a Shivalingam called Maheswarnath, which is hidden behind the falls. The Jagannath Temple located in Barapahad is another attraction. Some of the nearby cities include Bargarh, Brajrajnagar, Burla and Belpahar. National Highway 200 runs close to this village. Mahanadi backwaters and Hirakud Reservoir are located near this village.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Lakhanpur. Travellers to this village can book hotels in Jharsuguda, which is 37 km away from this village. One such budget hotel is Hotel Yogendra (Tariff – Rs.639).
The languages spoken in Lakhanpur are Oriya and Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated in Lakhanpur are Makar Sankranti in January, Saraswati Puja in February, Holi in March, Sitalsasthi in June, Ganesh Puja in September and Kartika Purnima in November.
Places of Interest
Lakhanpur has a few places of interest around the village. These attractions are Mahanadi backwater (32 km), Koilighughar waterfall (25 km), Belpahar (14 km), Banaharapali (30 km) and Jharsuguda (37 km) away from Lakhanpur.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Raipur Airport. This airport is 286 km away from Lakhanpur.
There is no railway station in Lakhanpur. The closest railway station is located in Belpahar, which is 13 km away from this village.
There are daily state-run and private buses that travel between Lakhanpur and nearby cities and towns. Private bus operators such as Mahendra Travels and City Land Travels run luxurious buses from Delhi and Raipur to Lakhanpur. If you don’t have the time to go to a counter, book bus tickets online with just the click of a mouse.