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
On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport or railway station transfer to hotel. if time permits visit tribal museum (closed on Monday ), Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves meant for Jaina monastics dated to 1st century bc. Overnight in Bhubaneswar 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 2: Bhubaneswar To Puri
Today drive to puri. Enroute visit Dhauli famous for its Peace Pagoda and Asokan Rock Edict, also visit Pipli famous for its applique village and Raghurajpur ( artisans village ). On arrival at Puri check into the hotel. In the evening visit Golden Beach for relaxation. Overnight in Puri.
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 3: Puri To Chilika Lake At Satpada To Puri
Early morning visit Lord Jagannath Temple to pay homage to lord of universe (non hindus are not allowed inside the temple premises). Later on drive to Chilika Lake at Satpada famous for its largest brackish water lake in Asia. Take a boat cruise to get a glimpse of beautiful Irrawaddy Dolphins ( pay there directly). Overnight in Puri.
Chilka Lake (Chilika Lake) is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya ...
Day 4: Puri To Bhubaneswar
Drive to Konark famous for its Sun Temple which is now a world heritage monument, also visit Konark museum (closed on Friday). Enroute visit Ramchandi Temple. Visit Chandrabhaga Beach for relaxation. Later drive down to Bhubaneswar and connect the train to Sambalpur. Overnight train. (20:20 boarding time).
Chandrabhaga is situated three km east of the Sun temple of Konark, and 30 km from Puri. Until recent years Chandrabhaga was considered a place of natural cure for lepers.
Chandrabhaga Prawn hatchery Road, Odisha 752111, India
Travel from Puri to Bhubaneshwar
Day 5: In And Around Sambalpur
Sambalpur is famous for Sambalpuri saree (ikat design) and Samaleswari Temple. Arrival Sambalpur and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment visit weavers family to buy and witness traditional weaving family and their various design work. In the afternoon you can visit Hirakud Dam and enjoy the beautiful scenic panoramic from the top. In the evening you can visit the city and handlooms society. Overnight stay at hotel.