Odisha Temples, Tribal and Beach Tour

Odisha Temples, Tribal and Beach Tour

Odisha Temples, Tribal and Beach Tour

Tour Description

Located in the eastern part of India along the coast of Bay of Bengal, Orissa was historically pretty known for the ancient kingdom of Kalinga. In fact, it became an historical only because of huge massacre that happened during the Kalinga war when Mauryan Emperor Ashoka attacked during the period 261 BC. However, the state took its modern form in the year 1936 and since this time, it is known as the state of India. The state shares its boundary with West Bengal to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and Andhra Pradesh to the south and south-east; however, in the east, the state makes coastline along the Bay of Bengal. It is surprising truth that the state Orissa has human settlements history of a period of about 5,000 years. Primarily, it was known as “Dora Desa”; and then ‘Kalinga’, Utkal’ etc, even in the modern era, its name has been changed as “Odisha”. Likewise Orissa has very long history and the most eminent part of it was ‘Kalinga War’ that fought with the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka in the year 261 BC. Besides, the region is also evidenced Buddha philosophy, which is established by the Great Emperor Ashoka and Jaina Philosophy. So, there are various centres of Buddhism and Jainism in the state and these are the most preferred tourists’ attraction these days.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

    Day 1 : Arrive Vishakhapatnam

    Meeting on arrival at Vishkhapatnam Airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon tour of Vishakhapatnam visiting Vishnu Temple (Simhachalam), Kailasagiri, Thotlakonda, Rusikonda Beach and time permitting Fishing Harbour for Boat ride.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 2 : Vishakhapatnam to Rayagada – Drive 5 hours

    Morning after breakfast at the hotel drive to Rayagada and check into the hotel on arrival. Afternoon tour of Mata Majhi Ghariani Temple.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 3 :Rayagada

    Morning after breakfast at the hotel proceed for full day excursion to visit various Tribal Villages like Lanjia Soura Village and Desia Tribal Village.
    Return to Rayagada for overnight stay.

    Day 4 :Rayagada to Jeypore – 6/7 hours drive

    Morning after breakfast leave for Jeypore via visiting Dongaria Kondh Tribal market at Chatikona. Arrive and check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 5 :Jeypore

    Morning after breakfast leave for full day excursion trip to visit some of the Tribal Markets and Villages like Bonda Tribe and Gadaba Tribes.
    Overnight at hotel at Jeypore.

    Day 6 : Jeypore to Gupteswar

    Morning after breakfast drive to Gupteswar via visiting one of the largest weekly market of Paraja, Rana and Mali Tribes at Kunduli. Continue on to Gupteswar and check into tented accommodation of tourist Bungalow for overnight stay.

    Day 7 : Gupteswar to Koraput - Chilika Lake – Train 1725/0557 hrs

    Morning after breakfast at the hotel visit another Tribal Market of Bhuruba Tribe at Baligaon. Later in the afternoon transfer to Koraput Railway Station to board overnight train to Balugan.
    Overnight on board.

    Day 8 : Arrive Balugan – Chilika Lake

    Meeting on arrival at Balugan Railway Station and transfer to Chilika Lake. Check into the Hotel on arrival. Rest of the morning free to relax.
    Afternoon visit Chilika Lake and enjoy a boat ride. While at Chilika Lake you will enjoy bird watching both migratory and domestic birds like See Eagles, Greylag Geese, Purple Moorhen, Jacana, Herons and Flamingos etc and many more species.

    Day 9 :Chilika to Puri

    Morning after breakfast time free to explore Chilka Lake and Chilika Bird Sanctuary. Afternoon drive to Puri and check into the Beach Resort for overnight stay.

    Day 10 :Puri

    Morning after breakfast proceed for an excursion trip to visit Sun Temple at Konark. Afternoon visit Holy Sherine of Shree Jagannath Temple.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 11 :Puri to Bhubaneshwar

    Morning after breakfast drive to Bhubaneshwar and check into the hotel. Afternoon tour to Visit ancient temples of Parasurameswar (7th AD), Mukteswar (9th AD) and Lingaraj (11th AD). Also visit Khandagiri and Udaygiri Jain cave (2nd century BC) and enjoy stunning Sunset view from here.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 12 :Depart Bhubaneshwar

    Transfer to Airport to board flight for onward destination.
    Bon Voyages

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