Tour Bhubaneshwar Puri With Chilka Lake and Nandankanan 5 Night 6 Days
bhubaneswar , the capital of Orissa, is also popularly known as the "Temple City of India". Being the seat of Tribhubaneswar or 'Lord Lingaraj', Bhubaneswar is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. Konark-, also known as Arka-Tirtha, is known for its temple of Lord Surya, the sun-god. It is situated on the seashore, 33 km north of Puri and 64 km from Bhubaneswar.The Sun Temple of Konark, often called as the Black Pagoda, Puri is one of the four holy dhamas of India-Puri, Dwarka, Rameswaram, and Badarinatha-and it is considered that a pilgrimage of the temples of India is not complete without making the journey to Puri. Puri is located on the eastern side of India in the province of Orissa. Lying on the coastal strip in the Puri district, the destination is 60 kilometre from the city of Bhubaneswar. The fame of Puri emanates most from the Jagannath Temple which contributed the word 'Juggernaut' to the English language.Puri is called Sri Purusottama Dham or Martya Vaikuntha, the abode of Lord Vishnu on earth. Other names are Sri ksetra (best of all sacred centers), Purusottama Ksetra (the abode of the supreme being), Nilachal, Nalagiri, Sankha Ksetra, and Jagannatha Dhama.
Day 01 - Arrive at Bhubaneshwar ,transfer to hotel , Visit of Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani & Lingaraj Temple and few other important temple in Bhubaneshwar. Night halt in Bhubhaneswar .
Day 02 - Visit of Khandagiri & Udaigiri Caves. Drive to Puri, on the way visit Chaushathi Yogini Temple & Dhauli Rock Edicts. The Caves of Udaigiri & Khandagiri dating back to 3rd Century BC are worth visit of the Sculptures of age old Artists depicting the Social life of the people of that age. option of visit & enjoy famous puri beach. Night halt in Puri .
Day 03 -Morning Visit Lord Jagannath Temple full day in Puri – evening can enjoy Beach in Puri .
Day 04 - Puri - Satapara (Chilka) - Puri: After breakfast drive to Chilka. Arrival Satapara meets the Irrawaddy Dolphins in nature and the Hrada-Sagar Sangam or the sea mouth (the point where the lake meets the sea). Enjoy the day at chilka lake ( India's biggest inland lake spread over 1,100 square kilometers) Boating at the lake to spot the wild Asiatic Irrawaddy Dolphins at the mouth of the Bay of Bengal .Drive back to puri. Overnight at Puri hotel.
Day 05 -Drive down to Konark Sun Temple one of the World Heritage Sites in India. From Konark proceed to Bhubaneshwar on the way option of visiting Pipli village famed for appliqué work . Can spend for shopping at Ekamra Hat (The artisans' market) Night halt in Bhubhaneswar .
Day 06 - Morning post breakfast visit ,Nandankanan National Park ,. Visit local market and shopping and drop at Airport / Station
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