Itinerary - 8 Nights / 9 Days

Destinations Covered : Kolkata - Bhubaneswar - Dhauli - Pipli Village - Konark - Puri - Gopalpur - Bhubaneswar - Kolkata

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Arrive Kolkata. Meet and assistance at International airport at Kolkata. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Kolkata.
Morning city tour of Kolkata visiting Victoria Memorial, St. Paul Cathedral Indian Museum and Maiden and Fort William. Afterthat take a flight to Bhubaneswar, the temple city of India. Once the capital of ancient Kalinga, the city has a long history & is today a bustling centre for commerce & religious activity. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.
Full day temple visits in Bhubaneswar visiting Parashurameshwara Temple, Mukteshwar, Raja Rani & Ligaraja Temples. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.
Sightseeing in Bhubaneswar visiting Kandagiri, Udaigiri Caves and Nadan Kannan Zoological and botanical gardens. Overnight stay in Bhubaneswar.
Drive to Puri (56 kms and 02 hrs drive), en-route visit Dhauli & Pipli village & Konark (Sun Temple). First stop at Dhauli, where Mauryan Emperor Ashoka the Great renounced bloody warfare & embraced the teachings of Buddha after victory over kingdom of Kalinga. Here we visit Peace Pagoda known as Shanti Stupa built in early 1970 by Japanese. Next visit the Colorful Pipli village, where Orissan Handicrafts, the specialty is applique work.
Later drive to Puri en route visit Konark temple Chariot of the Sun God, built by King Langula Narasimha Deva in the 13 century AD in the Golden era of Orissan art. This crowning piece of Orissan architecture & sculpture is sheer poetry on stone. Overnight stay at Puri.
Full day city tour of Puri visiting the famous Jagannath Temple, dedicated to Krishna (Vishnu) in his deity form of Jagannath, meaning Lord of the Universe (Jag translates to Universe, nath means Lord). Later explore the Puri beach, one of India's finest beaches. Puri Beach attracts millions of travelers to India with its strategic setting & religious importance. Overnight stay at Puri.
Proceed to Gopalpur en-route visit Chilka Lake, famous for its bird sanctuary. It is Asia's largest inland salt-water lagoon. Later drive to Gopalpur on Sea, ancient sea port not often visited by tourists. Sand dunes, groves of coconut palm & casuarinas separate the small town from the beach. Overnight stay at Gopalpur
Day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.
Morning leave for Bhubaneswar (200 kms and 05 hrs drive) to board the flight to Kolkata to take a flight home back.

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