Nuapada is the administrative headquarters of Nuapada District
. Khariar road, just 10 km off the city center, will be an ideal base for exploring various tourist spots in and around the town. Nuapada is 150 km southwest of Baragarh
Prominent tourist destinations include
Patora (20 km), Yogimath (19 km), Maraguda (17 km) and
Tanwat Village (7 km). Excursions to Patalganga and Budhikomana would be an enchanting experience.
Nearest airport is at
Raipur, Madhya Pradesh (130 km). Gotama (4 km) has an airstrip. Closest railway station is the Nuapada Road Railway Station (3 km).