Ganjam town is in the Ganjam district in Odisha, an eastern state of India. Ganjam has a beautiful extended coastline of 60 kms rich in minerals. The port in Gopalpur is an important port for international trading and has a wide range of fishing opportunity. The deciduous-tropical forest and wide variety of wild life available creates a different charm in this region. The district is also well known for its cottage industries and handicrafts in both national and international markets.
From marvellous scenic beauty, rivers, mountains and religious sites, Ganjam has a lot to offer to its visitors. The splendour of the azure water of the huge Chilika Lake and its birds’ sanctuary located near the city of Ganjam attracts tourists from all over the world. It is the biggest inland lake in India. The clean and beautiful Gopalpur beach is also quite a popular tourist spot.
Bhairabi temple dedicated to Goddess Bhairabi, near Berhampur is a complex of 108 temples and is visited by many throughout the year. The Tara Tarini temple of the twin deities in the Taratarini Hill is a well-known religious site in southern Odisha. Taptapani, a natural hot water spring near Ganjam is quite popular among the tourists. The mass nesting of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles on the mouth of the river Rushikulya every year and is a sight to see and behold. The district is well connected by roads and railways with highways and nearby railway stations. The nearby airport is at Bhubaneswar.