Bhubaneshwar - Puri - Konark - Bhitarkanika
07 Nights – 08 Days
Day 01: Bhubaneshwar
Arrive at Bhubaneshwar & transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure
Day 02: Bhubaneshwar
After breakfast visit of Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani & Lingaraj Temple. Later on visit of Khandagiri & Udaigiri Caves. Bhubaneshwar,the City of Temples had once upon a time 7000 temples & still having preserved around 500 temples dating back from 07th Century to 11th Centuy AD.The Caves of Udaigiri & Khandagiri dating back to 03rd Century BC are worth visit of the Sculputures of age old Artists depiciting the Social life of the people of that age.
Day 03: Bhubaneshwar – Puri (68.7 Kms – 1H 24Min)
After breakfast drive to Puri on the way visiting 64 Yogini Temple at Heerapur, Pippli Aplique work village, Dhauli Peace Pagoda.
Day 04: Puri – Konark (35.8 Kms – 55Min)
City tour of Puri including Jagannath Temple, Potters village, Grand Road/ Market area & Fishermen’s village. Jagannath Temple at Puri is One of the Piligrimage Centre of India with the largest kitchen in the world, attracts around One Lac devotees everyday in this temple from all around the world. Excursion to Satpada on Chilika Lake to Spot the Irwadi Dolphins at the Confluance of Bay of Bengal & Asia’s Second Largest Brackish Water Lake.Chilika Lake is One of the Largest Brakish water Lake in Asia. Every year from Mid December to Mid April, the Birds from Syberia & Austrailia migrates to this Lake for breeding makes this lake one of the worth visit for the Bird Watchers.Later on drive to Konark.
Day 05: Konark
After breakfast visit the Sun Temple of Konark & fishermen village. Enjoy a beautiful sunset at the Beach.
Day 06: Konark – Bhitarkanika (251 Kms – 6H 12Min)
After breakfast drive to Bhitarkanika World Heritage Biosphere Reserve Forest on the way visiting Chhatia Jagannath Temple & Barua Village of the Golden Grass Craft workers. Check in to the Bhitarkanika Village Retreat. Move around this beautiful village of Bhitarkanika to enjoy the charm of the Odisha Rural Life style.
Day 07: Bhitarkanika
Explore the sanctuary by boat & spot the Giant Salt Water Crocodiles basking on the Bank. Enjoy the whole sanctuary while strolling through it & spot the Deer, Wild Boar, Monitor Lizards, Migratory Birds & many more rare species at Bhitarkanika. Explore farmers village where you can watch men working in the field & women in the morning leave for the the creeks to catch fish & crabs for the day.
Day 08: Bhitarkanika – Bhubaneshwar (192 Kms – 4H 56Min)
After breakfast drive to Bhubaneshwar & board the flight to return back at home.
End of the tour with unforgettable memories.