Cultural Tour of Orissa
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Day 01 - Kolkata-Arrival
On your arrival at Kolkata airport, you will be met by our representative and would be further assisted till your hotel. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 - Kolkata
Visit the 18th Century Jain Temple 23rd Jain Tirthankar Pareshnath, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial – a beautiful building of colonial architecture & drive past Howrah Bridge – an engineering marvel & one of the busiest bridges in the world, Dalhousie Square – a colonial building constructed during Raj-era, 17th Century Fort Williams - it was made by Robert Clive & is the only fort in the world from there no shot was fired, Secretariat Building and Old Court House Street. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 - Kolkata-Bhubaneswar
Morning, you will be transferred to the airport to embark a flight for Bhubaneshwar (the capital of Orissa). On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport, you will be received and transferred to the hotel. Later take a guided tour of Lingraja temple, Parasurameswara
temple, Raja Rani temple, Ananta Vasudeva, Mukteswara, Kedareswara and Siddheswara temples. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 - Bhubaneswar
Today take an excursion to Nandankanan National Park – it is both Zoological Park as well Botanical Garden here one may see the rarest species of plants. Also visit Udayagiri, Dhauli and Khandagiri Caves – the ancient Jain & Buddhist caves famous for its architectural and archaeological importance. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 - Bhubaneshwar-Udaigiri-Ratnagiri-Lalitagiri-Bhubaneshwar
Today take an excursion to Udaigiri, Lalitagiri and Ratnagiri Buddhist Caves. These caves are the finest Buddhist Caves of India. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 - Bhubaneshwar-Konark-Pipli-Raghurajpur-Puri
Drive to Puri stopping on the way to visit Konark Sun Temple (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) – an architectural grandeur. Also visit Pipli to view the appliqué work and Raghurajpur which is widely known for its tradition of paintings and is a Heritage craft village of Orissa state. Finally arrive at Puri and check in at the hotel.
Day 07 - Puri-Chilka Lake-Puri
Visit world famous Jagannath temple and other attractions of Puri. Puri is one of the four most sacred places of India. Take an excursion to Chilka Lake to see the fishes and dolphins. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 - Puri-Bhubaneswar-Kolkata
After breakfast, drive to Bhubaneswar airport to board a flight to Kolkata. Arrive Kolkata, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time is kept free at your discretions or last minute shopping. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 - Kolkata-Departure
At appropriate time, you will be transferred to the international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination. The tour will culminate here.