7 Days Odisha Tour – 6 Nights/7 Days private guided tour of Orissa, South India covering Bhubaneswar, Puri, Raghurajpur, Pipili, Bhubaneswar, Ratnagiri, Udaygiri, Lalitagiri and Ratnagiri – includes pick/drop from/to Bhubaneswar Airport/ Hotel, 6 nights stay in quality Hotels, Breakfast, AC Car with Driver and Guide.
Places: Bhubaneswar > Puri > Raghurajpur > Pipili > Bhubaneswar > Ratnagiri > Udaygiri > Lalitagiri > Ratnagiri > Bhubaneswar
This enchanting tour of Odisha state starts at Bhubaneshwar and covers Puri where we explore the Black Pagoda – Sun Temple and relax at the golden beach of Puri, we visit the arts and crafts center at Raghurajpur and colorful village of Pipili.
Next we explore the Ashoka’s Rock Edits and caves of Udayagiri (Hill of Sunrise) and Khandagiri (Broken Hills), visit Ratnagiri, Udayagiri and Lalitgiri,( Buddhist Monasteries, stupas and museums) also Known as diamond triangle of Buddhist heritage before moving on to Bhitara kanika National Park, which is famous for Salt Water crocodile, Indian Python, deer.
Travel Plan Details:
Day 01: Arrive Bhubaneswar
Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport. On arrival meet & assist at the airport followed by transfer to puri. Over Nights stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Konark Tour (35 km from Puri)
After breakfast, visit to Konark temple (Sun Temple). Konark temple is a 13th century sun temple (also known as black pagoda). It was constructed by oxidized & weathered ferruginous sandstone. It is one of the seventh wonder of India.
Back to Puri. Leisure time to spend at golden beach of puri (One of the finest beach of India).
Over Night stay @ Puri.
Day 03 : Puri – Raghurajpur – Pipili – Bhubaneswar (75 km)
After breakfast check out from Hotel. Proceed towards Raghurajpur (Patachitra village), 12 km from Puri. After that proceed towards colour village of Pipili. It is famous for designing beautiful appliqué handicrafts. It is a town of artisans famous for their colorful fabrics. After that proceed towards Bhubaneswar. Check in to hotel. Over night stay @ Bhubaneswar.
Day 04: Bhubaneswar Sightseeing
After Breakfast proceed towards Dhauli where Emperor Ashoka after the bloody battle & his victory over the kingdom of kalinga renounced warfare & embraced the teaching of budha.Also visit the Peace Pagoda or shnati stupa built in the early 1970 & the two ancient rock edict dating from 260 BC which outline Ashokas detained instructions to his administrators to rule with gentleness & fairness.After that proceed towards Khandagiri & udaygiri, the caves of Udayagiri (Hill of Sunrise) and Khandagiri (Broken Hills) command a unique position in the filed of history, rock-cut architecture, art and religion.Back to Hotel. Dinner at hotel. Over night stay @ Bhubaneswar.
Day 05 : Ratnagiri – Udaygiri – Lalitagiri (110 km from Bhubaneswar)
After a relaxed morning drive towards Ratnagiri.Check in to hotels. Post lunch proceed towards Ratnagiri, Udayagiri, Lalitgiri ,( Buddhist Monasteries, stupas and museums) also Known as diamond triangle of Buddhist heritage. Also visit at the Campus of Pushpagiri University at Lalitgiri. Back to Hotel.Overnight at Ratnagiri.
Day 06 : Bhitara kanika National Park (110 km distance from Ratnagiri)
After breakfast procced towards Bhitara kanika. It is famous for Salt Water crocodile, Indian Python, deer. Bhitarkanika is a hot-spot of biodiversity. It’s home to largest population of giant salt water crocodile in India. Also home to more than 215 species of avifauna including amazing eight variety of Kingfishers. It is the second largest viable Mangrove Eco-System in India Harbours more than 70 species of Mangrove and its associates. Gahirmatha is known to be one of the largest rookery for Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Back to Hotel. Overnight at Ratnagiri.
Day 07 : Airport Drop
Post breakfast check out from hotel. Proceed towards Bhubaneswar by NH- 5.Drop to the Airport for further journey back home.
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis
- Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures
- Chauffeured air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours
- English speaking guide will be provided for sightseeing and excursion tours
- All currently applicable taxes
- Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone, fax, internet, beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
- Local payments in domestic currency, such as entry fees to monuments, tips and gratuities
- Any ride, monument entry fees
- Domestic / International air fare
- Indian Visa Fees
- Any other services not mentioned in Price Inclusions above
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