5 Days & 4 Nights
Queen of natural beauty, Chilika Lake, the largest brackish water lake in Asia covering an area of over 1,100 sq. km is a great attraction for tourists for fishing, bird watching, and boating. In winter Chilika aflutter with thousands of indigenous and migratory birds of many varieties from far and near - even from the distant Siberia. The fabulous beauty of Chilika which has inspired poets to sing its glory and which can be best enjoyed from Mangalajodi and Satapada must be seen to be believed. One can also have a glimpse of the lake from the moving trains and vehicles on the road near these places. The atmosphere is just serene and undisturbed amidst the blue expanse of water on one side and an evergreen range of hills on the other. Dotted with a host of islands with romantic names, a cruise in Chilika will be a life-long memory.
On arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway station we will pick you up and proceed towards Puri. Check in the hotel. After fresh n up explore Puri. It is a coastal district on the eastern part of Odisha, which is also known as Jagannath Puri. Visit Jagannth temple for Darshan. Then have your lunch in a hotel. Then you can cover temple tour as Gundicha temple, Astasambhu Temple, Markandeswar, Yajneswara and Pataleswara, and the Temple of Seven Mother Goddesses, Mausima Temple. Here you can also visit the Gour Vihar Ashram, Lokanath Temple, Nrushinghanath Temple, Sonar Gourang, Bedi Hanuman, Narendra Pokhari. Explore the beach market in the evening. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay after dinner.
This morning after breakfast, proceed to visit Alarnath Temple & Chilika Lake( Satapada) - the largest brackish water body in Asia which is the home of numerous birds and sea life it is being treated as the real paradise for the bird lovers and ornithologists since the whole vicinity attracts large number of aquatic birds preferably in winters for the migratory counts. The Major species that can be witnessed as white bellied sea eagles, Greylag geese, purple moorhen, flamingo jacana and herons. Enjoy the boat ride. Drive back to Puri in the evening. After freshening up you can visit the golden beach market in the evening. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to visit Konark. It is one of the well-known tourist attractions of Odisha. It amazed at the wonderful architecture of the Konark Sun Temple, built in the 13th century, this impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site is designed in the form of a chariot and is dedicated to Sun - God.
Then visit the Chandrabhaga beach. This beach is considered as one of the finest beaches along the eastern coast of India. Have your lunch in between. Then drive towards Bhubaneswar. Enroute visit Dhauli, The Buddhist Monestry and Pipli, the appliqué village market. Then drive towards Bhubaneswar . Here you can cover temple tour as Lingaraj, Rajarani Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Ananta Basudev Temple. Later check in hotel and overnight stay at the hotel in Bhubaneswar.
This morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Managalajodi, the Birds Paradise of Asia” is in the North Eastern Part of Chilika Lagoon. Millions of migratory Birds congregate during different parts of the year here. Enjoy the panoramic view of Mangalajodi from the luxury cottages of Mangalajodi Nature Camp on hill slope. The Nature Camp offers spectacular view of Mangalajodi and lakhs of birds flocking all around the sky can be seen from the Nature Camp. The magical Sunrise and Sunset on the horizons of the blue Lagoon can be best viewed from the cottages. Enjoy the boat ride there. It is the only place in India where large flocks of different species of colourful birds can be seen from close proximity of boat. Overnight stay at the nature camp.
This morning after breakfast, check out from the Nature Camp and drive to Bhubaneswar. Have a local visit of Bhubaneswar. NandanKanan Zoo, Khandagiri, Udaygiri, and Tribal Museum. (Monday Closed). Then explore Bhubaneswar local market. Have you lunch in between. Then you will be dropped at Bhubaneswar Airport/ Railway station to board the train for onward journey.