Duduma Waterfall – The Beauty of Odisha (Koraput)

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About Duduma Waterfall?

Duduma Waterfall is one of the most significant waterfalls in Odisha. One of the Largest waterfalls and largest Electricity producers of Odisha is located in South Odisha. Machkund power project capacity is 120 MW. This Hydro Electric Project helps all over Southern Odisha with the supply of Power.
Duduma waterfall is about 547 ft high, which formed the “Machkund River.” Using the Machkund River, a large hydroelectric project started at “Machkund Hydro Electric Power Project,” located at Onukudeli.

What to focus if you are travelling to Duduma Waterfall

Duduma Waterfall is mainly famous for its realistic view and viewpoint. The complete picture of the Duduma waterfall is not visible from this perspective. You have to trek down to see the comprehensive view of this waterfall. The “Machkund” name is derived from the word “Matsya Kunda,” a pilgrimage area in Paderu, Andhra Pradesh.
Duduma Waterfall is based on the hills of Machkund. So this area is famous for “Tribal people and Tribal culture,” or you can say this area is situated in the area of “BONDA” tribes. So Foreigner attracts to this place only because of Tribal culture. Every Sunday, a tribal market is displayed here, known as “HAT PODA“.
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If you are planning to visit Machkund with your Family, every Wednesday there is an AC tourist bus available which cost 250 rs per person. For booking purposes, you can contact at 9438050067, 7327008400, or 8763418155.

How to reach Duduma Waterfall?

Duduma Waterfall is situated about 547 km from Bhubaneswar, 175 km from Visakhapatnam via Nandapur, and 63 km from Jeypore via Lamtaput.
  • Nearest Airport – Visakhapatnam Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station – Jeypore Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus stand – Jeypore Bus stand
You can go by private taxi. If you are traveling from Jeypore then take the road towards Lamataput from Lamataput to Machkund is 21 km and after reaching Machkund it is 6.4 km to reach Duduma waterfall.
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If you want to visit the Machkund power station take permission from the Machkund police station. You need to fill out the form and give all details of your vehicle then go towards the Duduma waterfall.

Accommodation near Duduma Waterfall?

There are many good hotels and lodgings available for accommodation in Jeypore. If you want to stay near Nandapur then Similiguda is the best place for accommodation.

Tourist Places near Duduma Waterfall?

  • Gupteswar Temple
  • Deomali Mountain
  • Koraput Jagannath temple
  • Kolab Dam
  • Tribal Museum
  • Dumuriput Hanuman temple
If you are bike rider, must read our top 5 best road trips in odisha.

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  • January 9, 2018



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