Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations Covered :Bhubaneswar - Puri – Gopalpur – Visakhapatnam
We welcome you to the temple city of Bhubaneswar, where legacies of Utkalian temple architecture catching eye of visitors since centuries. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Later visit Tribal Museum, A specialized ethnographic museum with 5850atribal artifacts including 3000 rare objects has been displayed in 5 air conditioned Display Halls. Life size statues of male & female of primitive tribal groups have also been displayed. Later proceed to Khandagiri & Udaygiri Caves built in 1st century B.C are honeycombed with excavated rock-cut single & double storied caves, essentially meant for the dwelling retreats of the Jain recluses.Day 02 : Bhubaneshwar to Puri
This morning after breakfast, drive to Puri enroute visit Lingraj Temple, Rajrani Temple, Mukteshwar Temple, Parsurameshwar, then proceed to Dhauli, on the banks of the River Daya, houses the marvelous Edicts of Ashoka imprinted on a mass of rock & a grand Shanti Stupa or Peace Pagoda built in 1972 by the Japan Buddha Sangha and the Kalinga Nippon Buddha Sangha. Enroute visit Pipli -The Appliqué Village, Best known for the gorgeous appliqué work. Later proceed to the famous temple at Konark. This beautiful Sun temple built in the 13th century in honour of the Sun God is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its exquisite carvings testify to the high standard of ancient Odia art and architectural skill. Drive through Fisher mans village at Chandrabhaga Beach.
Morning visit the most awaited Lord Jagannath temple. This 12th century temple is known for its annual Rathayatra or car festival. Proceed to Chilika lake at Satapada. Take the boat trip on the lake to meet Dolphins in nature .Visit the island where sea meets the lake. Evening walk at golden beach.
Morning post breakfast leave for Puri via Chilka lake, Spread over an area of 1,100-sq-km, the glorious stretch of the Chilika is Asia's largest brackish water lake. Home to thousands of colorful birds throughout the year, it is particularly noisy with the din of the raucous influx of migratory birds who descend on it from as far off as Siberia in winter.Day 05: Gopalpur to Visakhapatnam (283kms)
Today morning after breakfast check out & drive to Visakhapatnam .On arrival check in hotel After refreshment visit Submarine Museum& Rishikonda.Rest of day enjoy at RK Beach.Day 06 : Visakhaptnam Bora Cave (110 kms)
After early breakfast start for full day excursion to Bora Cave with its beautiful Stalgamites & Stalactites.On the way back to Visakhapatnam shall be served special lunch in Tayda.
Today morning after breakfast proceed Simhachalam(Lion’s hill) the temple dedicated to Varaha Narsimha, always is covered with sandalwood paste, giving it the appearance of a sandalwood Shiva Linga. The Shrine is also a marvel of architecture . Later shall be dropped at Airport/Railway station for your journey back home with sweet memories of holidays