The Horse Shoe Shaped Lake On The Foot Hills of An Ancient Fort
Ansupa is located 50kmfrom Cuttack and situated in the middle of the state highway connecting Athagarh and Banki blocks of Cuttack district. Spread across 382 km, Ansupa is the largest fresh water lake in Odisha.
The lake derives its name from its shape which is like a horse shoe (Ansupa). During the rainy season the many hues of the water makes for a beautiful sight and the presence of the migratory birds during winter adds to the vibrancy of the lake. Boating facilities available at the lake are an added attraction.
The ruins of an ancient fort on top of the Saranda hill adjacent to the lake adds to the charm of the place. There is no definite history on the origins of the fort, one of the popular legends is that the King of Saranda had chosen to build a fort at the hilltop for his safety. The Baruda Ghar (ammunition store), two wells and metal door entrance to the fort along with a few structural remnants are all that remains today. The hillock offers a panoramic view of the lake
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While you are at Ansupa Nature Camp, be sure to experience the below list of must-try activties. Bird Watch the rarest of nature's avian beauties, Rough it out in the ocean with water sports, Get up close and personal with nature on organized treks, Soak in leisure and breathtaking views of Gorges while Boating or enjoy the evening enthralled by performers of Folk and Classical dance. There's lots to do in Odisha's wonderlands!
Nearest Railway Station - Cuttack
Nearest Airport - Bhubaneswar
Distance from Bhubaneswar - 47 KM
Road Transport One can travel to Ansupa either through Cuttack or Bhubaneswar. Best option is to take a cab to Ansupa.
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There's a variety of options for you to stay at. From Star Rated Hotels, Eco Tour Nature Camps equipped with state of the art swiss tents and facilities to OTDC Government Hotels, Bed Breakfasts and Homestays to choose from. Browse the list below to choose your preferred accomodation.