India is a place where travellers get to witness various cultures and beautiful landscapes. Every state of India has something different to offer. Daringbadi a small hill station in Odisha is one of the underrated tourist destinations of the country. The place is also known as Kashmir of Odisha, as it surrounded by untouched valleys, pinewood trees, and coffee gardens.
Daringbadi that is situated at the altitude of 3000 is surrounded by scenic valleys. Situated in the tribal district of Kandhamal and temperature drops to 0 every winter which results in snowfall and its only place in Odisha where mercury dips this low.
The path that leads to the valley is a sight to behold with lush greenery, silent roads and hilly terrains give travellers experience of a lifetime. The hill station is a paradise for nature as well as wildlife lovers.
Back during the British rule, there was a British officer named Daring Saheb who was in charge of this place. Over the years, this place was named after him, which spelled DaringBadi with Badi meaning village. There are places that are still away from the public’s view; therefore a viewpoint has been created so that visitors can enjoy a beautiful view from a hilltop.
Other attraction around the area includes Madubanda and Badangia waterfalls, the clear waterfall down the rocky surface is a lovely view. Along with stunning landscape views, Belghar is a place for die-hard wildlife lovers where one can witness a number of exotic animals. Apart from these places, you can also visit the coffee farms, Spice garden, Doluri and Rushikuliya River also one can go for short hikes in the surrounding hills.
This is an ideal place for visitors, who want to get peace from the hustle and bustle of city life.