Orissa is the land of vivid culture, numerous splendid temples and grand monuments, mesmerizing beaches, fantastic wildlife sanctuaries and mind-blowing natural panorama. Millions of tourists from all over the world each year come to Odisha to experience this unique beauty.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive Bhubaneswar
Arrive Bhubaneswar, the capital city of the modern state and the ancient kingdom of Kalinga. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you will proceed for the city sightseeing tour of Bhubaneswar, visit Lingaraj Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built in the 11th century and proceed to Mukteswara Temple built in the 10th century known for its sculpted tales from the Panchatantra carved on it, the temple is a magnificent example of Orissan architecture. Continue to the Rajarani Temple set in picturesque surrounding is noted for its intricate carvings of floral, animal and human figures built in the 11th century. Rest of the evening is at leisure for individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Rajarani Temple is an 11th-century Hindu temple located in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha (Orissa previously), India. The temple is originally believed to be known as...
Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar
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Day 2: Bhubaneswar Sightseeing
This morning you will visit Nandankanan Zoological Park, the picturesque Nandankanan or the garden of the gods, is a beautiful biological park, 15 kms from Bhubaneshwar, established in 1960. The park houses the very first captive gharial breeding centre of the country. The zoo at Nandankanan is world renowned for its white tigers. Enjoy an optional aerial ropeway and cable car on own. Also visit the Jain Caves, Khandagiri and Udayagiri. Overnight at the hotel.
Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves are partly natural and partly artificial caves of archaeological, historical and religious importance near the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha...
Udaygiri Khandagiri Road , Udaygiri Hills, Bhubaneswar, India
Day 3: Bhubaneswar To Puri
Today you will proceed to Puri. Enroute you will visit, dhauli-the battleground of Kalinga war during 3rd century BC, which transformed emperor Ashoka into Dharmashoka. Later you will visit Konarak, world heritage site. The temple chariot of the sun god on the sands of bay of Bengal is a 13th century architectural marvel. It is designed as a celestial chariot of sun god, complete with twelve pairs of wheel and seven horses. This legendary temple has sculptures of great beauty covering all aspects of life. It is most famous for its erotic art. Later drive to Puri and proceed to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Believed to be the place where the Kalinga Battle was fought, Dhauli Giri is now a place of utter peace, housing a Shanti Stupa. The place is primarily known for King Ashoka's...
8 km south of Bhubaneswar Centre, Bhubaneswar, India
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Travel from Bhubaneshwar to Puri
Day 4: Puri Sightseeing
This morning you will visit Puri, the city by the sea, is a major pilgrim center in india. You can witness mangala arati at the Jagannath Temple in the early morning. Puri is also famous for its golden beach ideal for swimming and surfing. But the fame of Puri emanates most from the Jagannath Temple. The 12th century temple is known for its annual car festival. This afternoon you visit Raghurajpur Patachitra painting village. Raghurajpur - half hour drive from Puri. Overnight at the hotel in Puri.