Duration: 11 Night / 12 Day
Odisha has lot to offer. Our best of Odisha is an attempt to show you some of its highlights with in a stipulated time span which you will never regret. This itinerary covers the rich historical heritage, vibrant living religion, it's amazing beach fronts, floura & fauna, art & crafts, cuisine & cooking etc...
Arrival Bhubaneswar and transfer to a hotel of choice. Visit the temples of the temple city in an chronological manner and sunset by the Jain caves at Khandagiri
Early morning depart for Satakosia tiger reserve and on the way visit the textile weaving villages famous for Odissan Sarees. Stay at the community managed ecocamp.
During early morning enjoy the nature walk in the reserve forest and then drive down to Dhenkanal.
In the evening visit Joranda to see the unique prayer of the Mahima Monks who pray during every sunset for well being of the humanity. Back to the Dhenkanal and stay at the Palace of the local king or OTDC run guest house.
After breakfast proceed to Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri and Ugaygiri to see the historical evidence of rich Buddhist heritage of ODISHA and then proceed to Bhitarakanika.
Stay at the camp site near the river.
Enjoy the boat trip at nature's paradise where you meet large numbers of birds and crocodiles in nature at the Mangrove forest. Back to the camp after visit to the crocodile research Center and sunset at the river creeks.
Bonfire and stay at the camp.
Early departure for Konark and visit the world heritage site repute Sun Temple from 13 th century where the language of the stone defeats the language of human.
After sunset, wait for the spectacular sight of flood lit illuminated temple at the back drop of dark sky.
Stay at Konark or a beach resort on the isolated beach.
Stay at Puri.
Stay at Puri.
Proceed to Taptapani via Chilika lake. Cross the lake by ferry and arrival Taptapani during late afternoon.
Enjoy the hot sulphur bath in the mini pool at your room and relax.
In the morning excursion to Chandragiri, the Tibetan camp and Buddhist monastery, then to Padmanavpur village which is famous for its silk weaving.
Arrival Gopalpur during sunset and stay in a hotel by the beach.
Depart for Mangalajodi at the wetlands of Chilika. Take the country boat ride to the wetlands where you meet large number of migratory birds (nov-feb) and a spectacular sunset.
Stay at the community managed Eco camp.
Depart for Bhubaneswar to board the train or plane for onward journey.