Monday, January 8, 2018

Duduma Waterfall - The Beauty of Odisha (Jeypore)

duduma waterfall

Duduma waterfall is one in all the most significant waterfall in Odisha. One of the Largest waterfall and largest Electricity producers of Odisha, which 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 "Machkund river." Using the Machkund river, a large hydroelectric project started at "Machkund Hydro Electric Power Project," located at Onukudeli.

Focus Area:

This place is mainly famous for its realistic view, viewpoint. The complete picture of the Duduma waterfall is not visible from the 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."

duduma waterfall

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 on 9438050067, 7327008400, 8763418155.

How to Reach:

Duduma Waterfall 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.

duduma waterfall

  • To visit the power station you need to take permission from the Machkund police station for that you need to fill the form and give all details of your vehicle then go towards the 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.

Nearest tourist place to Duduma Waterfall:

Gupteswar Temple, Deomali Mountain, Koraput Jagannath temple, Kolab dam, Tribal Museum, Dumuriput Hanuman temple

Other Details:

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Ambulance:- 108
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