Odisha Buddhist Circuit / Odisha Buddhists Tour Packages
5 nights & 6 days
Bhubaneswar- Khandagiri-Udayagiri Caves- Lalitgiri Buddhist Site – Ratnagiri Buddhist Site – Udayagiri Buddhist Site, Langudi/Pushpagiri Buddhist Site - Dhauli Giri Buddhist Site / Peace Pagoda -Pipili –Konark Sun Temple- Puri- Chilika Lake- Raghurajpur Village - Bhubaneswar
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Day 01: Bhubaneswar
Arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport / Railway Station, meet & greet and transfer to hotel. Second half Visit to Khandagiri & Udayagiri Caves, 64 Yogini Tantric Temple, Lingaraja Temple, Mukteswar Temple, Parshurameswar Temple & Raj. Overnight at Bhubaneswar. (Total 90Kms)
Day 02: Bhubaneswar – LalitGiri Buddhist Site – Udayagiri Buddhist Site - Ratnagiri Buddhist Site
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. Lalitgiri was the major center of Tantric Activities. Later visit Udayagiri, Another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation. Overnight at Ratnagiri. (Total 230 km)
Day 03: Ratnagiri - Puspagiri Buddhist Site / Lagudi Buddhist Site - 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. Second Half visit to Lagudi Buddhist site, Puspagiri was mentioned in the writings of the Chinese Traveller Xuanzang ( 602 AD - 664 AD). The Visit of Xuanzang suggests that the latest discovery of Puspagiri is a supreme site of Buddhist Ancient India and along with Nalanda, Vikramashila, Takshashila and Vallabhi this site of Pushpagiri is a major centre of Learning and flourished between 3rd and 11th Century. Overnight at Ratnagiri. ( Total Km 90)
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
- Few hours Water boat at Satpada, Chilika Lake
- GST 5%
- Entry Fee at Destination (ASI Monuments)
- Tour Escort / Guide
- 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 2020, except New year , Christmas & Major Local Festival.
- Price may Change with change of Our Vendor agreement.
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- 100 % payment to be deposited before 30 days arrival of Visitors.
- Being the Responsible Tour Operator of India, we will dedicate 5% of our profit to Sustainable development initiatives.
- Child upto 4 years of age are complementary
- Child from 5 year to 08 year are 30% of the adult cost
- Child from 9 year to 11 years are 50% of adult cost
- Child age beyond 12 years are treated as adult & hence charge 100 % of the cost.
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