Deomali Peak, with an elevation of about 1,672 m, is the highest peak in Orissa and the tallest in the whole of the Eastern Ghats . It is situated near Doodhari village, which is 35 km from Koraput. Surrounded by deep green forest, the peak is rich in flora and fauna. This hill range is rich in mineral resources such as bauxite, limestone and gemstones. Deomali is dotted with brooks and deep valleys, and inhabited by tribes such Kandhas , Parajas, Bhumia, Malis and Bhotras. It is not only a marvel for the tourists but also to the adventurous sports lovers for hang gliding, mountaineering and trekking.