Odisha

Bhubaneswar-Puri-Gopalpur

TOUR ITINERARY:

Day 1: Arrival in Bhubaneswar

Arrival at the Bhubaneswar airport or railway station and transfer to the hotel. Post check in and refreshment, if time permits visit to Lingaraj Temple – temple with 1000 Shiva Lingams constructed in 650 AD, Rajarani Temple – also known as the Temple of Love, Brahmeswar Temple, Parashurameshvara Temple. Later visit to Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.ย 

Day 2: Bhubaneswar – Puri

After early breakfast, check out and visit to Nandankanan Zoological Park. Post visit continue to Puri. En-route stopover at Dhauli – a sacred Buddhist site with a peace pagoda and an ancient rock edicts mark the emperor Ashokaโ€™s conversion to Buddhism, while here also visit to rock-cut caves, medieval Hindu temples, and the renovated Shiva temple near the Pagoda. Reach Puri and check in to your pre-booked hotel. Post refreshment, visit to Lord Jagannath Temple – one of the four most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites from Char Dhams. Overnight stay at Puri hotel.

Day 3: Puri (excursion to Konark)

Morning after breakfast, start for an excursion to Konark. Drive through the marine drive visiting the Ramachandi Temple &Chandrabhaga Beach on the way. Reach Konark and visit to one of the most majestic sites in entire Odisha the Chariot of the Sun God Temple. The Sun temple is known for its exquisite and intricate architecture and sculptures, it is a UNSECO World Heritage site. Return back to Puri hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4: Puri – Gopalpur

Morning after breakfast, check out and drive to Gopalpur.En-route stopover at Barkul or PanthanivasRambha overlooking Chilika Lake, one can opt for a boat ride (on own expenses). Later continue further drive to Gopalpur. Reach and check in to the hotel. Post refreshment evening is free to explore the famous beach of Gopalpur on own. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.

Day 5: Gopalpur

Morning after breakfast, day is free for leisure and beach activities. Overnight stay at Gopalpur.

Day 6: Gopalpur – Bhubaneswar Drop (180 kms)
After early breakfast, check out and drive back to Bhubaneswar. Reach Bhubaneswar and drop at the airport/ railway station. Tour concludes.

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