Barehipani Falls and Joranda Falls Inside Simlipal National Park

Joranda Falls and Barehipani Falls are situated inside the Simlipal National Park in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha State or Orissa (old name for the state).

Joranda Falls inside Simlipal National Park.

Joranda Falls & Barehipani Falls are regarded as among the highest falls in India. Barehipani Falls is a two-tiered 399 meters high fall. Joranda Falls plunges over a cliff of 150 meters in height.

Barehipani & Joranda Falls are located in the heart of a wildlife sanctuary.

How Do I Go to Barehipani, Joranda Falls

Rourkela, the famous for its steel plant, in Orissa or Odisha, is at a distance of 160 kilometers from these magnificent falls.

Jamshedpur, the first planned industrial city of India, is where many factories of Indian Corporate conglomerate, Tata Group, are located. Jamshedpur is in Jharkhand state, a nearby state, which is at a distance of 140 kilometers from Joranda and Barehipani falls.

Jamshedpur houses plants of Tata motors (the company which manufactures the world’s cheapest cars, Tata nano ), Tata steel with manufacturing in 26 countries and many other Tata group companies. Tata consultancy services is leading IT company from the same Tata group. The Taj group of hotels is a leading hotel group in India from the Tata group.

Bhubaneshwar, the temple city, is at a distance of 300 kilometers.

Balasore at 76 kilometers is the closest railway station to Barehipani and  Joranda Falls. The railway station code for Balasore at the Indian Railway ticket booking web site,, is BLS. Balasore is at 194 kilometers north of Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha,

Chandipur beach is in the same district of Balasore. Indian Ballistic Missile Test Range is at a distance of 18 kilometers north of Balasore.

The nearest airport is at Kolkatta or Culcutta, a major city in the state of West Bengal, India, at around 240 kilometers distance from the falls.

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  1. July 19, 2019

    […] Joranda falls with a height of 181 meters and Barehipani falls with a height of 217 meters are two beautiful falls inside the National Park, which is part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves as approved by UNESCO. Champak flowers fragrance fills the atmosphere here. Sal trees (locally known as Sakhua) are found in Large numbers. Rivers Palpala, Budhabalanga, Salandi, Khairi, etc, originate in this area. 231 Bird species are found in this area and is an ideal location for bird watching. Plant species numbering 1076 are found here. 42 mammal species, 30 reptile species are also found in this National Park. […]

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