4 Days & 3 Nights
Dotted with beautiful temples and architectural marvels, the sacred land of Orissa is frequented all round the year by the pilgrimage tourists. Other than the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sun Temple in Konark, Orissa also boats the consecrated Jagannath Temple in Puri. Blessed with heaps of holy shrines, this beautiful state in the eastern part of India is a much-revered pilgrimage point for the devotees. This 03 nights and 04 days itinerary takes the tourists to the sacred destinations in Bhubaneswar, Puri, Konark, and Satapada. This tour is perfect for the religious tourists who want to soak themselves in supreme spirituality. The tour involves visiting various beautiful temples that enrapture the wits of religious travelers in no time.
On your arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport or Railway Station, we will pick you up and transfer to the hotel for your comfortable stay. After freshening up we will make you visit the Lingaraj, Parshurameshwar, Mukhteswar and Rajarani Temples. Then we will move to Khandagiri & Udayagiri, Jain Temple and Caves. After that we will take you to witness various species animals, reptiles, mammals, amphibians, and fish. You will find endangered species as well in Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy Lion and tiger safari. Have your lunch in between. Then explore Bhubaneswar local market. Back to the hotel after dinner for an overnight stay.
After breakfast a full-day excursion to Lalitgiri (Archeological site of a Buddhist Monastery from 4th to 8th Century AD) with Monastery parts and many votive Stupa, all different Buddhist sculptors with Chaita hall and a huge stupa from where caskets of Buddha’s relic is available. Ratnagiri, the Largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century AD with most of the sculptors of the Vajrayanic sect, hundreds of Votive Stupa & brick Stupa and huge monastery. Later visit Udaygiri, Another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation and and Langudi Giri which one of recent excavation with ruins of Monastery, Stupas and lot of Mahayanic sculptors, Five Dhyani Buddhas. Then visit Biraja Temple. Drive back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at the hotel.
This morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and visit Dhauli, The Peace Pagoda, famous for Ashokan Rock Edicts and Place where the battle of Kalinga was Fought which made a great change of Ashok mind so that he became Buddhist. Have your lunch in between. Later visit Pipili applique market and World heritage site Sun Temple of Konark (Watch the Buddhist influence on this temple). Then drive to Puri. Check in the hotel and after freshening up visit Jagannath Temple for Darshan. Then visit the sea beach. Overnight at the hotel after dinner.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed towards Chilika Lake. Enjoy boat ride. Then visit Alarnath Temple. Drive to Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway station for onward journey.