Odisha wears its culture on its sleeve. Decorated with rich historical memorabilia drawn from its Kalinga and Utkal tribal heritage, it provides travelers with a sample of Ancient Indian history. This, combined with the natural expanse and beauty of India’s eastern coast, means Odisha brings you more smiles per visit than any other place.
Arrive at Bhubaneshwar Airport/Railway Station to a warm welcome from our representatives, before driving to Puri. Check in to hotel at Puri and take the rest day off to get to know your surroundings at leisure. Overnight stay in Puri.
After breakfast, your first port-of-call is the imposing Lord Jagannath Temple, still ruling Puri’s skyline after 400 years. Run your eyes up and down its frescoed length, topped out with a Vishnu’s wheel. Even more amazing is the Sun Temple at Konark, a sensationally well-preserved ancient structure. At Chandrabhaga Beach nearby, you can kickback and relax, while browsing through ethnic ornaments made out of shell. Overnight stay in Puri.
A final breakfast in Puri later, set off for Bhubaneshwar. Stop at Sakshigopal Temple, for a look at one of Odisha’s most mythical shrines. Proceed to Pipili, where you can buy the best Applique handicrafts. Check out the magnificent Shanti Stupa and Ashoka rock edicts at Dhauli next. Soak in the aged mystique of Lingaraj Temple, before calling it a day at Nandankanan Zoological Park, famous for its collection of wildlife. Overnight stay in Bhubaneshwar.
With a final breakfast, it’s time to bid goodbye to Odisha. Head to Bhubaneshwar Airport/Railway Station to embark on your journey home.