5 Days & 4 Nights
Temples of Odisha (Orissa) gets a special identity in the archaeological map of India which attracts millions of devotees, pilgrimages, architects, scholars, and tourists across the globe. Orissan ancient temple history begins from 6th century AD - Lakhaneswar temple at Bhubaneswar and the art form developed in time being and Finished at 13th century AD - Sun Temple at Konark. But there is a lot and a lot of character in the ancient temples which show their mighty background history of Orissa prosperous art and architect and the language of stone which defeated the language of humans.
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.
Early morning visit Jagannath Temple for morning aarthi. Back to the hotel for breakfast and then proceed towards 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. 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, proceed to Kakatpur (60 km) to offer prayer at famous Sakti Pitha of Maa Mangala. Then drive towards 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. Have your lunch in between.
Then visit the Chandrabhaga beach. This beach is considered as one of the finest beaches along the eastern coast of India. Then drive back to Puri in the evening. Then visit the golden sea beach. Back to the hotel after dinner for an overnight stay.
This morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive towards Bhubaneswar. Enroute visit Sakhigopal Temple, 64 Yogini Temple, Dhauli, the Buddhist Monastery 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 have a local visit of Bhubaneswar. NandanKanan Zoo, Khandagiri and Udaygiri Jain Caves and Tribal Museum. (Monday Closed). Have your lunch in between. Then explore Bhubaneswar local market. Then you will be dropped at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway station for onward journey.