Eastern Golden triangle trip
04 nights/05 days
Day 01: Arrival Bhubaneswar Airport or Railway station
Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar meet and assist at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After wash-n-change proceed for sightseeing of Bhubaneswar “The City of temples”. Some of the main attractions of the city are Lingaraj Temple is ancient temple and is considered to be one of the finest examples of Kalinga architecture. The temple was built in 11th Cen AD and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Mukteshwar Temple- another marvelous temple of Odisha architecture built in 10th Cen AD. The temple has intricate carvings. Next on your list will be Nandankanan Zoological Park the zoo is famous for white tiger, Dhauli peace pagoda and Ashoka rock edict on the way to Dhauli Peace Pagoda also visit to Khandagiri and Udaygiri Caves a dwelling cells for the Jain ascetics. Overnight at Bhubaneswar Hotel.
Day 02: Bhubaneswar-Pipli Artisan Village-Konark-Puri (110 kms/2.5-3 hrs)
After breakfast leave for Puri enroute covering Pipli Artisan Village- Pipli Village can be considered as local artisan doing applique work handicraft village you can find some of the most attractive wall hangings continue your drive towards east to reach Konark temple a World UNESCO World heritage site. The temple is dedicated to Sun God. Even in its ruined state it is a magnificient temple reflecting the genius of the architects that envisioned and built it. The name Konark originated from the word KONA- Corber and ARKA means Sun. This temple is also known as BLACK PAGODA and was built in 1278 CE by Ganga king Narshimba Deva. The temple is known for its architectural grandeur and intricacy and profusion of sculptural work. Continue drive through shore line to reach Puri. Upon arrival hotel check in. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Puri
After breakfast proceed to Jagannath Temple complex with the help of our Panda or Pujari you will be assisted at the temple after Darshan and Puja bhog at the temple. Later free time to relax at the beach of the Puri. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Puri-Chilka Lake -Puri
After breakfast leave for Chilka Lake excursion trip. Chilka is the largest brackish lake of Asia spread 1165 sq km to 906 km Sq km. The lake attracts numerous varieties of birds from outside India there are attracted to Island like Nalabana, Somolo, honeymoon, breakfast. One of the attraction is Kalijai temple located on one of the Island which can be reached by boat and is located 8 kms from Barakul Panthnivas boat jetty. After a memorable trip of the Island return to the hotel in Puri. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Puri-Bhubaneswar (60 kms/1.5 hrs)
After breakfast leave for Bhubaneswar Railway station station or Airport for onward journey.