Day 01:- Bhubaneswar Rly. Station / Airport – Puri (Distance:- 60 kms / 2 hrs Approx.)
Warm Greetings to your Pride of Orissa tour, on arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport meet our chauffeur & proceed to Puri, In the evening visit the Lord Jagannath Temple built in 15thCentury AD and crowned with Vishnu’s wheel & flag dominate the landscape at Puri. Overnight stay at Puri.
Day 02:- Excursion to Konark (Distance:-35kms/1hrs(one way) Approx.)
In the morning visit the Lord Jagannath Temple built in 15thCentury AD and crowned with Vishnu’s wheel & flag dominate the landscape at Puri and also visit the famous Sun Temple at Konark and enjoy the serenity of Chandrabhaga beach nearby. In the afternoon, you can enjoy long stretch of golden beach, shallow enough to walk out a long distance, with superb surf. Evening free for shopping at Sea side where you can get some unique ornaments & showpieces made by Shell. Overnight stay at Puri.
Day 03:- Puri – Gopalpur via Chilka Lake (Distance:-180kms/8hrs Approx.)
Early morning witness the sunrise at golden beach, Puri. After breakfast drive to Gopalpur, en-route visit through Raghurajpur the heritage craft village, Mangalajodi (another end of Chilika lagoon).
Experience the country boat ride (at own cost) and explore bird sighting (local & migratory) in a very close by. (Winter is the best time to visit Mangalajodi)
Chilka Lagoon at Barkul. Enjoy the motor boat ride in the largest brackish water lagoon of Asia and explore Nalabana bird’s sanctuary (popular for migratory birds), Kalijai Island and temple. Later proceed to Gopalpur. On arrival, check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.
Day 04:- Day trip to Chandragiri&Taptapani (Distance:-120kms/3hrs (one way)Approx.)
After breakfast drive to Chandragiri a Tibetan refugee colony known as Mini Tibet, situated in between the lush green forest – a unique Destination for the Buddhist, where we can visit Jirang Monastery one of the largest Buddhist Monastery in Southeast Asia. Later Proceed to Taptapani the hot sulphur water spring. On the way back to Gopalpur visit Padmanavpur cotton Sari weaving village. Evening free for independent activities. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.
Day 05:- Gopalpur–Bhubaneswar (Distance:-200kms/8hrs Approx.)
After Breakfast Check-out and transfer to Bhubaneswar. En-route visit the unique textile village at Olasing famous for Khandua Pattern Kosa Silk Sari and Cotton Sari both. On arrival check-in to hotel. After freshen up visit the temples of temple city such as Parasurameswar, Mukteswar, Rajarani and Brahmeswar. Overnight stay will be at Bhubaneswar.
Day 06:- Bhubaneswar
After breakfast visit Lingraj Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the oldest temple where non-hindu are not allowed inside the temple premises. Later proceed to Udaigiri and Khandagiri Jain caves belong to 2nd Century BC, &NandanKanan which contains a botanical garden and part of it has been declared as sanctuary famous for its white tiger population (Closed on Monday). Evening you can enjoy shopping at EkamraHaat buying local handicrafts and other goodies. Overnight stay will be at Bhubaneswar.
Day 07:- Bhubaneswar Departure
After breakfast proceed to Bhubaneswar Railway Station /Airport to board your flight for onwards destinations. Tours Ends with sweet memories.