The name “Taptapani” also suggests that. “Tapta” means hot and “pani” means water.
The hot water from the natural spring of Taptapani are attributed with medicinal properties and can be bathed in at the pond created next to the hot spring.The hot spring is situated at the eastern slope of the eastern ghat at a crest of the hill with in the lush green forest having wide range of flora and fauna.
The other attractions of Taptapani are its tribal communities and the picturesque landscape. There is also a deer park maintained by the forest department.