Balasore Experience: Panchalingeswar at balasore oridsha is a nice place.Lone, far from madding crowd.Panchalingeswar means the five holy Shiva lingams at the foot hills of a Jhora. You have to feel by touch them. The hotel we stayed is almost like staying at home.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food available in the hotel. nice quality.very homely. Panchalingeswar is the best attraction. The forest, the devikund are nice places. shopping nothing.
Activities & things to do: Move arround,trek to the forest.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Nothing special.from howrah to balasore by train.be aware of bears, snakes, elephants.
Balasore Experience: A spot with all you require i.e. panchalingewar himself, forest, hills.It is a nothing doing spot.Just stay in peace and wander about any where.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Sakunta Nivas has its own kitchen and the Panthasala has one.No nearby shopping place.
Activities & things to do: wander about in the forest with guide have trek.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: warnings: be aware of bear, elephant and snakes. Reaching from howrah stn to balasore best trains are Bhubaneswar Jan Satabdi and Dhouli. there are other trains also.
Balasore Experience: Catch train from Howrah Station and reached at Balasore Station. Then take Private car to reach at Panchalingeswar nearly 25 Km from Balasore. There are a few hotel to stay there. But we fortunate to stay at Panthasala (Hotel run by Odissa Govt.)
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: A good quality food is arranged by hotel and a small restaurant (local) had supply goods quality of food as we liked or ordered.
Activities & things to do: It was our good experienced that we danced with local tribe communities (Soutal) with their drums at Night under the open sky.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Catch train from Howrah Station and reached at Balasore Station. Then take Private car to reach at Panchalingeswar nearly 25 Km from Balasore.
Balasore Experience: Destination is cool, Mix of Jungle, Temple and falls. Overall very good. People having very less holidays in hand can go for this. Will take max 4 days to explore the area. Our tour was Balasore->Panchalingeswar->Debkunda->Puri.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Nothing
Activities & things to do: Walking in jungle in Panchalingswar
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Take a train from Howrah to Balasore and take cab from there.
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