Ansupa Lake is located 40km from Cuttack city. It is situated in the middle of the state highway which connects Athagarh and Banki. Ansupa is also known as a freshwater lagoon in Odisha. It spreads with an area of 141 hectares, that’s why it is known as one of the largest lakes in Odisha.
This lake offers a beautiful panoramic view which is a treat to watch. The surrounding of this lake is filled with beautiful greenery and the fresh and clean lake is full of water plants and flowers. This is a beautiful tourist attraction of Odisha, and it brags of national importance because of its bio-diverse flora and fauna.
During the rainy season, there are many hues of the lake which makes a beautiful sight. There is a beautiful lotus field inside the lake which is the home to so many local as well as migratory birds. There are some extra attractions added to this tourist place, they are Boating facilities and fishing facilities.
Monsoon season is known as the best season to visit Ansupa Lake. A park has been built on the west side of the lake. You can sit there in the park and enjoy the view of plants, lake water, and beautiful birds.
The state government of Odisha is taking the initiative to attract more tourists to Ansupa Lake. To attract visitors the government has established bamboo-made cottages for night stays.
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If you are planning to visit Ansupa Lake and must visit the ruins of Sarandagarh, you can capture the beautiful sunrise and sunset. One can do trekking and explore the near wilderness.
Best time to visit
Throughout the year
Save for rainy season
Nearest Railway Station – Cuttack
Nearest Airport – Bhubaneswar
Distance from Bhubaneswar – 47 KM
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM