The tourism industry in Phulbani is developing rapidly, owing to various reasons like heritage, pilgrimage and natural beauty. Phulbani is connected with Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, and other important places of the interest. Gifted with ample scenic beauty, Belghar presents a panoramic view of lush and rolling hills. It is inhabited by Kutia Kondha tribe, who follow the age old tradition of food gathering and hut dwelling. They are very friendly and hospitable. More to be seen and encountered is the wild life especially elephants.
Belghar, a hamlet situated about 2555ft above the sea level is very much suitable for adventurous trekking to the nearby hills. Nearby Kotagarh sanctuary is popular with tourist who wish to enjoy the wild unspoiled environment. Belghar is 165kms from Phulbani and 70 kms from Balliguda. It is connected with good motor-able road. Their is a forest rest house and a tourist bunglow is coming up. This area is also famous for cane works.