Located in the Ganjam district of Odisha (erstwhile Orissa), Berhampur has been
nicknamed as the 'City of Silk'. It is one of the largest and also the oldest cities of the
state of Odisha. The cultural backdrop, which creates the unique experience today, is
accredited to its rich past. The elaborate silk sarees called, the 'Berhampur patta' is a
souvenir that is unique and redolent of the many influences that make the city what it
is today. Jewelry and handloom showrooms dot the landscape of this city. A significant
commercial center of Odisha, Berhampur is also famous for its variety of silk and its fine
quality. Explore the Berhampur holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get
ready to enjoy the best of this delightful town with us.
Best Sightseeing Places in Berhampur
Before planning your Berhampur tour, be familiar with what you must visit during the
With high density of temples in and around Berhampur it is often called as a temple
town. Some of the popular temples include the Bankeswari, Kulada, Mahendragiri,
Narayani, Maa Budhi Thakurani Temple, Buguda Biranchinarayan Temple, Taratarini
Temple, Mantridi Siddha Bhairavi Temple and Balkumari Temple.
It is a hot spring in which visitors / devotees can take a dip and experience the heat
originating from the core of the earth.
Located 30 KM outside of Berhampur, it is a pristine beach to offer utter relaxation and
Located 5,000 feet above the sea level it is another place you can visit on your tour to
Berhampur. Encircled by evergreen forests and mythological stories of Ramayan and
Mahabharat, this hill gets its glory during the Shiv Ratri festival.
Other tourist attractions:
Hillpatana, Dhabaleswar Beach, Bhairavi Temple, Panchama, Ujaleshwar are some of
the other tourist attractions in Berhampur.
Best Time for Holidaying in Berhampur
Berhampur enjoys extreme type weather with hot summers and cool winters. The
monsoon season experiences high humidity and scanty rainfall. Therefore, the best
time to visit this place is from 'October to June'. So, make your Berhampur trip plans
accordingly. However, you can enjoy many regional as well as seasonal festivals
like, Dusshera, Car Festival, Taratarini Festival, Buda Yatra, Thakurani Yatra and
Must Buy Things from Berhampur
Shopping in Berhampur is a wonderful experience for all kind of travelers. Apart
from the world famous silk and silk items, shops in this city also offer a variety of
handicrafts from neighboring areas in the district. You can buy Ganjam brass work,
Paralakhemundi horn work and Gopalpur coirmats as souvenirs from your tour of
Berhampur. The 'Chandragiri carpets' are also popular with the tourists as their creators
are refugees from Tibet. So, don't forget to buy your choice of items for you and
souvenirs for your loved ones from your Berhampur vacation.
Explore Options to Reach Berhampur
Before booking your Berhampur holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this charming city.
The nearest airport is Kolkata airport (about 766 KM) from the Berhampur city.
Berhampur is an important rail head and makes it possible for the travelers from close
by states to reach here with ease. A number of super fast trains serve to its station.
The city is accessible via road as it lies on NH 5 and connecting it to a number of other
cities outside Orissa (now Odisha). You can hire private cab or choose to board private
and inter-state bus services. So, choose any of the modes of Berhampur travel and
explore this beautiful city.