Package Duration :- 7 Nights/ 8 Days
Bhubaneshwar – Konark – Puri – Chilika – Bhitarkanika -Bhubaneswar
Arrival and departure:- Bhubaneshwar
Day 01 : Arrive Bhubaneswar .
Arrive Bhubaneswar, the Capital city of the modern State and the ancient kingdom of Kalinga. You will be met upon arrival & transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you will proceed for the city sightseeing tour of Bhubaneswar, visit Lingaraj Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built in the 11th century, proceed to Mukteswara temple built in the 10th century known for its sculpted tales from the Panchatantra carved on it, the temple is a magnificent example of Orissan architecture continue to The Rajarani temple set in picturesque surrounding is noted for its intricate carvings of floral, animal and human figures built in the 11th century. Rest of the evening is at leisure for individual activities, overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Bhubaneswar
This morning you will visit Nandankanan Bilogical Park, The picturesque Nandankanan, or the Garden of the Gods, is a beautiful biological park, 20 kms from Bhubaneshwar, established in 1960. The park houses the very first captive gharial breeding centre of the country. The zoo at Nandakanan is world-renowned for its white tigers, enjoy an optional aerial ropeway and cable car on own. Also visit the Jain Caves; Khandagiri & Udayagiri. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 : Bhuvaneshwar – Dhauli – Pipli – Konarak – Puri (70 kms/3-4 hrs)
Today you will proceed to Puri, enroute you will visit, Dhauli-The battleground of Kalinga war during 3rd century BC, which transformed Emperor Ashoka into Dharmashoka.Later you will visit Konarak- world heritage site -The temple chariot of the Sun God on the sands of Bay of Bengal is a 13th century architectural marvel. It is designed as a celestial chariot of Sun God, complete with twelve pairs of wheel and seven horses. This legendary temple has sculptures of great beauty covering all aspects of life. It is most famous for its erotic art. Later drive to Puri and proceed to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel
Day 04 : Puri
This morning you will visit Puri-the city by the sea- is a major pilgrim center in India, founded by .Adi Shankaracharya and is one of the peethas here. You can witness Mangala Arati at the Jagannath Temple in the early morning. Puri is also famous for its Golden beach ideal for swimming and surfing. But the fame of Puri emanates most from the Jagannath Temple, which contributed the word Jurrernaut to the English language. The 12th century temple is known for its annual Car Festival. This afternoon you visit Raghurajpur pattachitra painting village. Raghurajpur- half hour drive from Puri. Overnight at the hotel
Day 05: Puri-Chilika-Puri
Post breakfast proceed to Chilika lagoon to have the view of dolphins by boat cruise. Later visit the sea mouth and Enroute can be seen few villages. Overnight
Day 06: Puri –Bhitarkanika
In the morning, you will leave for Dangamal Island in Bhitarkanika. Enroute visit Cuttack to witness the Subhaschandra Bose Museum and the city is famous for Filgri work. Enroute also visit Lalitgiri the site for Kalachakra Tantra in Buddhisim. Then you will be landed at River mouth and you will take a motorboat cruise to reach the island. After arriving at Dangamal, you will check in at the forest rest house and stay overnight. In the evening hundreds of spotted deer and wild boars very friendly roaming around your forest lodge.
Day 07: Inside the Sanctuary
Morning cruise to the Bird Sanctuary & trekking into the Hunting tower of the ancient King of kanika. Later visit to Crocodile museum & Interpretation centre. Dinner & Overnight at Forest cottage
Day 08: You can board the train from Balasware Station for Onward journey or connecting tour to Kolkata (250Kms from Balesware).
- Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis
- Transportation by respective vehicle as per the briefed itinerary for sightseeing.
- Monument entrances for the Indian Nationals during the visit.
- On Itinerary 04 we have included to & fro Rail ticket by 3rd AC from BBSR/Sambalpur and Vice versa
- On Itinerary 05 we have included Boat cruise for one day and all meals at Sanctuary visit only during
- their stay at Bhitarkanika mangrove national sanctuary.
- On itinerary 06 the gust can be accommodate at Taptapani Panthniwas from Odisha tourism.
- Inclusive of Govt. service Tax
- All the above Costing is Validity up to Dec – 2014.
Air Fare/Train fare, Camera fees, Portarage, Tips and any personal expenses, soft & hard drinks, extra usage of vehicle, guide, Boat cruise at Chilika and anything which is not included in the inclusion
|Deluxe (3*)||Premium (4*)||Meal Plan|
|At Bhubaneshwar||At Puri||At Bhubaneshwar||At Puri|
|Hotel Sungreen||Hotel Naren Palace||Hotel The HHI/Excellency||Hotel Shakti Int./Jaminder Palace||CPAI|
|Hotel Arya palace||Hotel Niladri||Hotel The VITS||Hotel The Chariot||CPAI|
|Hotel Sutrupti||Hotel Sree Hari||Hotel Palheights||Hotel Blue Lily /Mohodadhi||CPAI|
|The Best Inn||Hotel Gajapati||Hotel Swosti||Ananya Resort / BNR Chanakya||CPAI|
|Gopalpur||Sea pearl||Gopalpur||Swosti Palm Beach||CPAI|
|Sambalpur||Sheela Tower||Sambalpur||Sheela tower||CPAI|
|Bhitarkanika||Forest Guest House/Reverine resort||Bhitarkanika||Forest Guest House/Reverine Resort||CPAI|