Bhubaneswar, March 14: Are you a nature lover? Are you bored with your daily lifestyle? Then take a day off and visit the most beautiful scenic place Deras Dam, located on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar for a day’s picnic or weekend break.
Spend a day relaxing by the water with your loved ones while enjoying your favourite food or playing board game with your friends.
Weekend at Deras Dam
Situated about 25km from Bhubneswar, Deras Dam is set in the Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary.
This dam is used mainly for irrigation purpose and is most popular as a picnic spot.
The place provides a guided safari of about 40km, where one can enjoy breathtaking view and immerse in its natural beauty. Apart from the safari one can enjoy a one day Picnic, wonderful view from cottages located in the hill top, stroll in the abundant greenery, explore the hillocks and rabbit paths or check rainwater reservoir.
The place provides you with a calm, serene and hustle free ambience to connect with yourself and your loved ones while enjoying the beauty of nature and earth. This one day long break can also be used as a day of social detox.
So, grab your picnic basket and favourite goodies and foods and a mat to seat and relax in the lap of nature and not to forget take a camera or your polaroid for places like this surely needs to be captured and kept in your memory album.
Best time to visit to Deras Dam
The best time to visit Deras Dam in the winters as the climate remains cold and comfortable.
The timings to visit the dam is from 10 am – 5 pm, all days of the week
Entry fee of Rs 20 is charged per person.
How to reach Deras Dam
Deras Dam is well connected by rail, road and air.
The most convenient way to reach here is by taking a taxi from the city. It is about 25 km from the Bhubaneswar.