Orissa Heritage Tours

08 Nights / 09 Days

Destinations: Puri - Bhubaneswar - Gopalpur - Chilika - Berhampur.

Orissa Heritage

 

Day 01 : Bhubanesar - Puri

Arrival at Bhubaneswar "Welcome to Temple City Of India". Drive to Puri ( 65 kms / 02 hrs.) Warm welcome at hote.l Morning free at leisure. Afternoon visit to Artisians village of Raghurajpur, 25 kms away. Popularly known for its Patachitra, artists have revived lost art in fascinating paintings & palm etching being recreated by deft hands of craftsmen Lunch. On the way visit to Sakhigopal Temple. Evening back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 02 : In Puri

Morning enjoy at the hotel exclusive beach, afternoon, visit to Ramchandi about 15 kms along the beach, on the bank of the river Kushabhadra, is a beautiful little beach. Goddess Ramchandi, the presiding deity of the Konark region is worshiped here with reverence. Visit Sun Temple Konark, dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun god. Enroute visit to stone carving artisan village at Chaitana. Evening enjoy a special Odissi dance performance at Amphi Theatre. Overnight stay at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 03 : In Puri

Morning visit to the most awaited Lord Jagannath Temple, 12th century temple is known for its annual Rath Yatra or Car festival. Thereafter go to the grand road called Bada Dand which is shoppers delight. Back to hotel. Afternoon free at leisure or optionally enjoy a special Ayurvedic massage available at hotel. Or one can enjoy on beach. Evening back to hotel, Overnight stay at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 04 : In Puri

Morning go for a Day excursion to Satpada (Dolphin Island) a retreat in nature of Chilka Lake and enjoy the boat ride where you will see Dolphins, subsequently visit Virgin Island where seawater & rivers meet (the backwaters). Evening back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 05 : Puri - Bhubaneswar

Morning check-out and Proceed to Bhubaneswar (65 kms. / 02 hrs). Enroute visit Pipli Village - one of the most important cottage industries encouraged by creation of applique patch work. Followed by visit to Dhauligiri the famous Japanese temple on the hill. On arrival at Bhubaneswar check-in to the hotel. Afternoon visit to Rajarani & Mukteshwar temple followed by local sightseeing of Bhubaneswar with shopping. Overnight at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 06 : In Bhubaneswar

Morning proceed to a day excursion to Lalitgiri & Ratnagiri (100 kms. / 03 hrs.) A series of brick pagodas stone porches, prayer halls have surfaced at Lalitgiri, while at Ratnagiri richest in terms of cultural treasures - two large monasteries, a huge stupa, Buddhist shrines and numerous sculptors, which is one of the ancient heritage site of Buddhist as well as Jain. Evening back to hotel. Overnight at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 07 : Bhubaneswar - Chilika

Morning check-out and proceed to Chilka (110 kms. / 03 hrs). Enroute visit to Nandankanan Sanctuary and Biological Park, Established in 1979, offering its inhabitants a true feel of their natural habitats, Gharials (Crocodile) and White Tigers. Nandankan also runs a Lion and a White Tiger Safari. Check-in at the hotel at Chilka Lake which is Asia's largest brackish water lake. Dotted with beautiful islands, it has the richest variety of aquatic fauna and it is a bird watcher's paradise when migratory birds arrive in winter from Siberia. Thereafter visit to goddess Kalijai Island by boat back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 08 : Chilika - Gopalpur

Morning check-out and proceed to Gopalpur ( 80 kms / 02 hrs), check-in at your hotel and day at leisure at the virgin beach. Afternoon visit one of the major commercial towns of Orissa. Berhampur which is popularly known as ethnic Gold & Silver Jewellaries, Silk Sarees & Handicrafts. Evening back to hotel with lots of shopping. Overnight at hotel. (B / L or D).

Day 09 : Gopalpur - Berhampur

Morning free at leisure, pack up your luggage and. Check-out. Proceed to Railway station or Airport carrying with sweet memories for your onward Journey. (B / L).

 

Tour Cost Includes :
  • The tariff of package is inclusive Non A/c(small) Car.
  • If the guests want to have A/C (small) car Rs 200.00 per day.
  • The above tour cost is inclusive of gift( bag), filter water, panda charges for temple, road and gate toll taxes, driver allowance, Boat on Chilka, Entry fees for monuments and Zoo(Nandankanan).

 

Tour Cost Does Not Includes :
  • Train / Air ticket.
  • Guide Charge.
  • Personal Expenses such shopping, telephones laundry.

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