KORAPUT the most paramount Tribal District of Odisha with the highest number of Tribal
population of Odisha. The District is bounded by Rayagada in the east, Bastar District of
Chhatisgarh in the west and Malkangiri District in the south. As far as the history of the District is
concerned, the region of Koraput subsisted far back in the 3rd century BC when it belonged to the
valiant and dreaded Atavika people. The region was ruled by several dynasties, like Satavahans,
Ikshvakus, Nalas, Ganga kings, and kings of Suryavanshi, who nominated the Koraput region afore
the advent of the British. Determinately the Koraput became a District in the year 1936.

Important Tourist Attraction of Koraput :

  • Duduma Waterfall
  • Weekly Tribal Market at Onukadelli
  • Gupteswar Cave Temple
  • Machh kund Dam
  • Nandapur Historical Site
  • Rani Duduma
  • Suai Jain Remains
  • Deomali
  • Lord Jagannath Temple & Tribal Museum at Koraput Town
  • Kechela.
Other Tourist Attraction in & around Koraput :
  • Gulmi
  • Raja Cave
  • Balda Cave
Important Festivals to See Around Koraput :
  • Many Tribal Festival
  • All different Hindu festivals like Dussehera, Diwali & Holi, Mahashivratri etc.