ODISHA GOLDEN TRIANGLE-I
Destination: Bhubaneswar-Konark-Chilika (Satapada)-Puri
Meet and Greet on arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/Railway station and transfer to Hotel. After noon visit to the ancient temples like Lingaraj-the biggest in Bhubaneswar (non-hindus are not allowed), Mukteswar, Rajarani & 64 Yogini temple (Yogini sculpture having 64 different hair style & one of the four yogini temple in India). Evening free for independent activities. O/N- Bhubaneswar.
Bhubaneswar-Konark-Puri (110 kms/2.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Puri. En-route visit through Dhauli-the Buddhist center, Pipili-the appliqué work village & market, Sun temple at Konark (the UNESCO World heritage monument), Chandrabhaga beach, Ramchandi-temple. On arrival at Puri check-in to the Hotel. After fresh-up visit to the temple of Universal God, Lord Jagannath (One of the four Dham). Evening leisure at golden beach Puri/visit to the beach market. O/N- Puri.
Puri-Chilika-Bhubaneswar (165 kms/3.5 hrs)
You may go for the morning Aarti. After breakfast drive to Satapada (One end of Chilika Lagoon). Cruise in the largest brakish water lagoon of Asia and explore Sea mouth, Rajhans Island, rare Irrawady dolphins, local birds etc. After lunch proceed to Bhubaneswar, en-route visit through Raghurajpur-the artisan village. O/N-Bhubaneswar.
First half of the day sightseeing of Khandagiri & Udayagiri Jain Caves, Tribal Museum. Later, if time permits visit to Nandankanan zoological park (popular for white tiger). In-time transfer to railway station/airport for onwards journey. Tour End.