SAPTASAJYA

Saptasajya a small village well connected by road is located at a distance of 11 kms from Dhenkanal.  The place derived its name from medley of seven hills with bountiful vegetation and no. of alluring streams. The village is ideal for tourist who are searching for off-beat destination and who want to spend some quality time away from noisy polluted city and hectic daily life. The forest also serves home to varied flora and fauna. The visitors are attracted to the verdant beauty, cool breeze, running streams and old temples associated with the place. Raghunath temple complex dedicated to lord Rama is very popular. For wild-life enthusiast and nature lover their exist Saptasajya wild-life sanctuary which offers a rich blend of fauna and flora. The area offers mixed deciduous forest dominated by Sal trees. The fauna in the sanctuary includes leopards, wild goats, buffaloes, cows and birds.

The place is also significant due to its deep association with history. As per legends Lord Rama visited the place with Lord Laxman and Mata Sita while it is also said Pandavas spend some days over here during their ‘Agyatbasa’. Shri Ram Navami mela is also organized annually at the place which is popular among tourist and locals. ‘Ecotour complex, Saptasajya’ provides hygienic and comfortable accommodation to the guest visiting Saptasajya.

How to reach: The nearest airport is at Bhubaneswar. Nearest Rail head is Dhenkanal which is at a distance of 14 kms from Saptasajya. Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Anugul is at a distance of 62 kms, 60 kms, 60 kms respectively form Dhenkanal railway station. The village is well connected by road and is at a distance of 83 kms from Bhubaneswar, 58 kms from Cuttack, and 67 kms from Angul.