Malkangiri is a beautiful city in the district of Malkangiri in Orissa, India. Malkangiri is popular as it is the new home for refugees from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. These refugees have brought together their different cultures. Malkangiri is located at a distance of 544 km from Bhubaneswar.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Malkangiri. Some of them are Hotel Konark (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Chidanada (Tariff – Rs. 1000), White Villa (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Rock Hill (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Malkangiri is Oriya. Other languages spoken are English and Hindi.
The important festivals of Malkangiri are Durga Pooja celebrated in the month of October and Puri Jagannath Yatra in the month of July every year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Malkangiri. Some of them are Araku Valley (37 km away from Malkangiri), Dantewada (88 km away from Malkangiri), Jaypore (102 km away from Malkangiri) and Jagdalpur (90 km away from Malkangiri).
How to Get There
One can reach Malkangiri by getting down at the Rajahmundry Airport which is located at a distance of 155 km from the village.
The nearest major railway station is at a distance of 172 km from Malkangiri, which is the Rajahmundry Railway Station.
Malkangiri is well-connected by road with many major towns and cities. There are regular buses that commute from Malkangiri to nearby cities like Dantewada, Bastar and Koraput. People can reach these cities by taking buses run by private operators like Hindustan Travels. Before going on a holiday, check out various travel portals and get cheap bus tickets.