3 Days & 2 Nights
Located on the Bay of Bengal, Puri is a city in Odisha that serves as the headquarters of its namesake district. It is said that Puri was earlier a thickly wooded hill, which was inhabited by the Sabaras. The city is mentioned in the Puranas by different names like Srikshetra, Neelachala, Neeladri, Purusottama Dhama, and Purusottama Kshetra. The philosophers and religious leaders who have visited the city over the years have left a deep imprint on its culture. For its magnificent Jagannath Temple, the city is known as Jagannath Puri. Notably, it is one of the seven holiest places for Hindus in India. The infamous Puri Beach is counted among the most beautiful beaches in the country. The city is also home to Govaradana Matha, one of the four cardinal institutions formed by Adi Shankaracharya. Renowned for its beaches and religious grandeur, Puri is flocked by tourists from across the globe year-round.
On arrival at Puri Railway station we will pick you up and drop at 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 towards Konark to visit the Sun Temple. It is one of the well-known tourist attractions of Odisha. It amazed at the wonderful architecture, built in the 13th century, an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site is designed in the form of a chariot and is dedicated to Sun - God. Have you lunch in between. Then visit the clam Chandrabhaga beach which is considered one of the finest beaches along the eastern coast of India. Drive back to Puri in the evening. After freshening up explore the Puri local market. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
This morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to visit the Alarnath Temple & Chilika Lake( Satapada) – It is 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. Enjoy the boat ride. The Major species that can be witnessed as white bellied sea eagles, Graylag geese, purple moorhen, flamingo jacana and herons Drive back to Puri in the evening. Relax on the sea beach and explore the golden beach market in the evening. Drop at Puri Railway station by 9:00 Pm to board the train for onward journey.