Odisha, India’s quiet and serene east, justifies the extraordinary as a travel destination for those looking to see the elements that contribute to the country’s uniqueness. Odisha, which is bordered by the Bay of Bengal on the east, is a lesser-known beach destination that should no longer be kept a secret. Odisha, home to a plethora of Hindu temples and, surprisingly, Buddhist shrines, is a tourism destination that transports you to Ashoka the Great’s glorious time. One of the reasons to fall in love with this eastern state is its architecture, but wait until you see Lord Jagannath’s colossal chariot, Sudarshan Patnaik’s articulate sand art, the vibrant tribal culture, and the surreal landscape. This exotic tour of 8 days / 7 nights would surely mezmerise your senses.
- Visit to the famous tribal museum
- Be a part of Jaina art history at Udaigiri and Khandagiri Caves
- En-route visit to Dhauli, Pipli – the applique village, Raghurajpur- Artisans village
- Take the blessings of the divinity at the Jagannath Temple Puri
- Visit to Chilka Lake, famous for its brackish water lake in Asia
- A boat ride to watch the enchanting Irrawaddy dolphins
- Enjoy the Sun temple, Konarak
- Relax at the Chandrabhaga Beach
- Visit to the Samaleswari Temple and Sambalpur Tour
Itinerary - Exotic Orissa Tour Package
Day 1 :Arrival at Bhubaneswar
Welcome to Bhubaneswar, You are greeted on arrival at Bhubaneswar airport/railway station by Namaste India Trip representative and transfer to hotel. If time permits visit the Tribal museum (closed on Monday), Udayagiri & Khandagiri caves meant for Jaina monastics dated to 1st Century BC. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Bhubaneswar.
Day 2 :Bhubaneswar – Puri
Drive to Puri. Enroute visit to Dhauli famous for its (Peace Pagoda & Asokan rock edict), Pipili for its (applique village), Raghurajpur (Artisans Village). On arrival at Puri check into the hotel. In the evening visit to Golden Beach for relaxation. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Puri.
Day 3 :Puri – Chilika Lake at Satapada – Puri
Early morning visit to 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 Satapada famous for its largest brackish water lake in Asia. Take a boat cruise to get a glimpse of beautiful Irrawaddy dolphins (on direct Payment). Back to Puri. Overnight in Puri.
Day 4 :Puri – Sun Temple at Konark – Bhubaneswar
Drive to Konark famous for its Sun Temple which is now a World Heritage monument, Konark Museum (closed on Friday). Enroute visit to Ramachandi Temple. Visit Chandrabhaga Beach for relaxation. Later drive down to Bhubaneswar and connect the train to Sambalpur. Overnight train. (20:20 boarding time).
Day 5 :In & Around Sambalpur
It is the place famous for Sambalpuri Saree (Ikat design) and Samaleswari Temple.
Arrival transfer to the hotel. After refreshment can be visited 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.
Day 6 :Sambalpur – Leaning Temple Huma – Sambalpur
In the morning must visit Maa Samaleswari Temple at the river bank of Mahanadi. Having breakfast proceed to visit the most interesting temple at Huma, Known as Leaning Temple. Overnight.
Day 7 :Sambalpur – Bhubaneswar (08:40 Boarding time in the morning)
After breakfast assistance on departure transfer to the Railway station for Bhubaneswar. Overnight
Day 8 :Departure Transfer for Onward Journey
Today a Bid farewell of Exotic Odisha tour, after breakfast transfer to Airport/Railway Station for onward journey.
|Tour Name||Orissa Travel Package|
|Duration||8 Days / 7 Nights|
|Destinations||Bhubaneswar – Puri – Chilika – Konark – Sambalpur|
|Tour Price||On Request|
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