Odisha Buddhist Circuit
5 nights & 6 days
Bhubaneswar- Khandagiri- Udayagiri- Lalitgiri – Ratnagiri – Udayagiri - Dhauli Giri-Pipili –Konark Sun Temple- Puri- Chilika Lake- Raghurajpur Village - Bhubaneswar
Day 01: Bhubaneswar
Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway Station, meet & greet and transfer to hotel. Second half Visit to Khandagiri & Udayagiri Cave, Lingaraja Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Parshurameswar Temple & RajaRani Temple. Overnight at Bhubaneswar. (Total 90Kms)
Day 02: Bhubaneswar – LalitGiri – Ratnagiri
After breakfast check out from hotel and depart for Lalitgiri (Diamond Triangle). Full day Excursion to Lalitigiri (Archeological site of a Buddhist Monastery from 4th to 8th Century AD) with Monastery parts and many votive Stupa, all different Buddhist sculptors with Chaita hall and a Huge stupa from where caskets of Budha's relic is available. Later visit Udayagiri, Another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation. Overnight at Ratnagiri. (Total 230 km)
Day 03: Ratnagiri
After breakfast, full day excursion to Ratnagiri. Ratnagiri Buddhist Circuit Odisha is for sure the best place. Needless to say, Ratnagiri, the Largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century AD with most of sculptors of Vajrayan, hundreds of Votive Stupa & brick Stupa and huge monastery. it is one of the best places for those who are looking for a place of tranquility where they can feel peace and serenity. Overnight at Ratnagiri. ( Total Km 50)
Day 04: Ratnagiri - Buddhist Peach Pagoda– Konark Sun Temple - Puri
After breakfast drive to Dhauli (Buddhist Santi Stupa), Konark Sun Temple, visit the Unesco Heritage Sun Temple ( 13th Century AD), have lunch Konark and then visit Chandrabhaga Sea Beach. Transfer to Puri. Overnight at Puri. ( Total 240 Kms)
Day 05: Puri – Jagannath Temple – Raghurajpur Heritage Village - Chilika Lake- Sea beach
Early morning visit Lord Jangannath temple, ( only Hindus are allowed inside the temple), Non Hindus can see the temple from a designated place. Also visit Raghunath Library, one of the oldest Temple Library of India. Visit on the way visit Raghuraj pur Heritage Village (Painting village).
Raghurajpur Heritage Village, Situated amidst groves of coconut, palm, mango and jack fruit, the main village has two streets with over 120 houses, most decorated with mural paintings, where the painters reside and practice their Pattachitra craft, besides many others that practices throughout the village, including traditional masks, stone idols, paper Mache, sculptures, and wooden toys. And also you can witness Gotipua dance, is a traditional dance form in the state of Odisha, India, and the precursor of Odissi classical dance. It has been performed in Odisha for centuries by young boys, who dress as young women to praise Jagannath and Krishna. The dance is executed by a group of boys who perform acrobatic figures inspired by the life of Radha and Krishna. And this performance is a life time experience for visitors.
After lunch move to Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest Earnestine water lagoon covers an area of 1100 sq Km with combination of salt and fresh water. The lake is separated from the Bay of Bengal by a narrow sandy ridge, called Ramsar Wetland. For it biodiversity, this lake attracts millions migratory bird in winter. It also home to a diverse range of aquatic life, including 225 species of fish and the playful Irrawaddy Dolphin. Boating to Mouth Of Chilika Lake: the point where see meets the lake. Evening at Puri Sea Beach, fishing village and explore the Traditional local market in Puri. Overnight at Puri. (Total 170 Kms)
Day 06: Puri – Bhubaneswar
After Breakfast transfer to Bhubaneswar airport / Railway station for onward journey
- Bhubaneswar- 1 night
- Puri – 2 nights
- Ratnagiri – 2 nights
- Hotel– dbl sharing basis (CPAI)
- Room: A/c Room
- All major road transport A/c vehicle included in Itinerary
- All parking, road tax etc Driver allowances
Odisha Probable hotels @ Bhubaneswar:
- Tour Escort / Guide
- Few hours Water boat at Satpada, Chilika Lake
- Package can be redesign according to the wish of our esteem visitors and partners.
- Rooms are not blocked, in case of unavailability; we will book in alternate hotels.
- Rates are valid till 31st March 2018, except New year , Christmas & Major Local Festival.
- Price may Change with change of Our Vendor agreement.
- We believe in Good Authenticate Services
- 100 % payment to be deposited before arrival of Visitors.
- Being the Responsible Tour Operator of Odisha, we will dedicate 5% of our profit to Sustainable development initiatives.
Standard Hotels @ Bhubaneswar The Presidency / Hotel Puspak / Sun Green Hotel / Similar
Deluxe Hotels: New Marrion Hotel / Empires Hotel /HHI / Lafranklin Hotel /Similar.
Luxury Hotels: Swosti Premium / Sandys Tower / Mayfair Converntions / Similar
Premium: Mayfair Lagoon / Trident / Fortune Park Shismo / Similar
Probable hotels @ Puri:
Standard Hotels: Surya Beach Inn / Hotel Golden Dust / Jeevan Sandya Inn / Similar
Deluxe Hotels: Blue Lily Resorts / Empires Hotel / Nayak Beach Resort / Naren Palace Similar.
Luxury Hotels: Lucky India Heritage / Hotel Mahodadhi Palace / Chariot Spa / Similar
Premium: Mayfari Waves / Coco Palms / Promod Conventions / Similar
Probable Hotels @ Ratnagiri Buddhist Circuit:
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