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Orissa (5Nights/6Days)

Bhubaneshwar

DAY 01: Bhubaneshwar

On arrival into Bhubaneshwar proceed to the hotel and check in. Later in the evening visit the Ekamra Crafts village where you get a great insight into the handicrafts of this capital city. Also visit the local market. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.

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DAY 02: Bhubaneshwar

After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Bhubaneswar. Visit the Lingaraj Temple of Lord Shiva built in the 11th century, the biggest in Bhubaneswar. Visit the Mukteswara temple built in the 10th century, famous for carvings based on the tales from the Panchatantra.
Later visit the Nandan Kanan Zoo and white tiger safari – which lies in the lush green Chandka forest along the banks of the Kanjia. Unlike conventional or regular zoos, this zoo spreads over a large expanse where most of the animals,birds and reptiles live in open,large moated areas. The white tiger safari, the first of its kind in the world has three large facilities that make a visit to the park more interesting. Later proceed to see the Jain Caves- carved and tunneled through hills to create this multistoried ancient apartment residence for Jain monks. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.

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DAY 03: Bhubaneshwar

After breakfast proceed on a full day tour of the Diamond Triangle Ratnagiri-Lalitagiri- -Udayagiri. Visit Ratnagiri, here meet with archeologists as they excavate the ruined tomb of the Chinese pilgrim and chronicler, Huen T’sang. Later, visit the local museum and meet the curator before exploring the nearby sites of Udayagiri and Lalitagiri, where recent excavations have unearthed a huge complex of ancient brick monasteries housing exquisite rock carvings and inscriptions, priceless Buddhist sculptures , statues and a number of stupas. Lalitagiri is considered by some to be one of the oldest Buddhist sites in the world, dating back to the 1st century. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.

Bhubaneshwar–Puri

DAY 04: Bhubaneshwar – Puri

After breakfast depart for Puri. Enroute visit the Dhauli Pipli – The battleground of the Kalinga war during 3rd century BC, which transformed Emperor Ashoka into Dharmashoka. Later visit the Konarak Sun Temple – the temple chariot of the Sun God. 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 famous for its erotic art. Later proceed for Puri – famous for its golden beaches and the sacred Jaganath Temple. Arrive into Puri and check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay in Puri.

puri

DAY 05: Puri

After breakfast, visit the Satpada-Chilka Lake. The largest brackish water lake in the country spreading over 1200 sq kms and famous for its migratory birds and Irawadi dolphins . It is also one of the world’s largest breeding colonies of flamingos. Other than the birds, Chilka’s shores are home to blackbuck, spotted deer, golden jackals and hyenas. Overnight stay in Puri.

Puri–Gopalpur

DAY 06: Puri – Bhubaneshwar

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to the airport /railway station in Bhubaneshwar and return home with wonderful memories.

Orissa – 7Nights/8Days

Bhubaneshwar

DAY 01: Bhubaneshwar

On arrival into Bhubaneshwar proceed to the hotel and check in. Later in the evening visit the Ekamra Crafts village where you get a great insight into the handicrafts of this capital city. Also visit the local market. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.

Bhubaneshwar1

DAY 02: Bhubaneshwar

After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Bhubaneswar. Visit the Lingaraj Temple of Lord Shiva built in the 11th century, the biggest in Bhubaneswar. Visit the Mukteswara temple built in the 10th century, famous for carvings based on the tales from the Panchatantra.
Later visit the Nandan Kanan Zoo and white tiger safari – which lies in the lush green Chandka forest along the banks of the Kanjia. Unlike conventional or regular zoos, this zoo spreads over a large expanse where most of the animals,birds and reptiles live in open,large moated areas. The white tiger safari, the first of its kind in the world has three large facilities that make a visit to the park more interesting. Later proceed to see the Jain Caves- carved and tunneled through hills to create this multistoried ancient apartment residence for Jain monks. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.

Bhubaneshwar2

DAY 03: Bhubaneshwar

After breakfast proceed on a full day tour of the Diamond Triangle Ratnagiri-Lalitagiri- -Udayagiri. Visit Ratnagiri, here meet with archeologists as they excavate the ruined tomb of the Chinese pilgrim and chronicler, Huen T’sang. Later, visit the local museum and meet the curator before exploring the nearby sites of Udayagiri and Lalitagiri, where recent excavations have unearthed a huge complex of ancient brick monasteries housing exquisite rock carvings and inscriptions, priceless Buddhist sculptures , statues and a number of stupas. Lalitagiri is considered by some to be one of the oldest Buddhist sites in the world, dating back to the 1st century. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.

Bhubaneshwar–Puri

DAY 04: Bhubaneshwar – Puri

After breakfast depart for Puri. Enroute visit the Dhauli Pipli – The battleground of the Kalinga war during 3rd century BC, which transformed Emperor Ashoka into Dharmashoka. Later visit the Konarak Sun Temple – the temple chariot of the Sun God. 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 famous for its erotic art. Later proceed for Puri – famous for its golden beaches and the sacred Jaganath Temple. Arrive into Puri and check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay in Puri.

puri

DAY 05: Puri

After breakfast, visit the Satpada-Chilka Lake. The largest brackish water lake in the country spreading over 1200 sq kms and famous for its migratory birds and Irawadi dolphins . It is also one of the world’s largest breeding colonies of flamingos. Other than the birds, Chilka’s shores are home to blackbuck, spotted deer, golden jackals and hyenas. Overnight stay in Puri.

Puri–Gopalpur

DAY 06: Puri –Gopalpur

After breakfast proceed to Gopalpur – home to some of the best beaches in Asia. Arrive into Gopalpur and check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy this spectacular beach resort. Overnight stay in Gopalpur.

Gopalpur

DAY 07: Gopalpur

After breakfast enjoy the varied activities on the beach. Overnight stay in Gopalpur.

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DAY 08: Gopalpur – Bhubaneshwar

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to the airport /railway station in Bhubaneshwar and return home with wonderful memories of your holiday.