Situated at a distance of 52 km from Ganjam city in Orissa, Balkumari is a place with immense religious importance. A flight of 1240 steps takes one to the temple of Balkumari, the landmark in this region, devoted to
. Far from the city's pulse, this place is an ideal spot for relaxing.
The nearest railway station is
Berhampur. The place is well connected with city centers by motorable roads. Accommodation facilities are available at Bhaliagada. Balkumari is 3 km from Chikiti, right on the Berhampur-Chikiti State Highways.