Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark Triangle Tour
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Product Code : AGORA125
Explore the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark triangle with this 3-day tour. Begin in Bhubaneswar, where ancient temples like Lingaraja and Mukteshwara showcase exquisite craftsmanship. Continue to Puri to visit the iconic Jagannath Temple and relax by the sea. Explore the UNESCO-listed Konark Sun Temple, a masterpiece of Indian art and architecture. This compact tour offers a delightful journey through Odisha's cultural treasures and natural beauty.
Day 1: Bhubaneswar - Puri (65kms)
After enjoying a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Bhubaneswar, your adventure begins. Your knowledgeable guide and driver will meet you, and your sightseeing journey commences in Bhubaneswar, known as the "City of Temples."
Lingaraja Temple: Your first stop is the impressive Lingaraja Temple, a magnificent 11th-century Hindu temple, showcasing the epitome of exquisite temple architecture. The temple's intricate carvings and sculptures seamlessly merge art and architecture.
Mukteshwara Temple: Explore the Mukteshwara Temple, a 7th-8th century AD architectural gem featuring exquisite carvings of deities influenced by Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain styles.
Parashurameshwara Temple: Continue to the Parashurameshwara Temple, a compact yet elaborately decorated Shiva shrine, showcasing the Orissa style of temple architecture from the 7th century.
Dhauli and Peace Pagoda: Visit Dhauli, where the mighty Emperor Ashoka renounced warfare after his conquest of the Kalinga kingdom and adopted the teachings of Buddha. Explore the Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa), a serene Japanese monument constructed in the early 1970s.
After this enriching tour, you'll head to Puri, where you'll check in at your hotel and relax for the night.
Day 2: Puri - Chilika Lake - Puri
Chilika Lake Excursion: After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Chilika Lake, the second-largest brackish water lagoon in the world, offering a haven for migratory birds. Enjoy a delightful boat ride amid vibrant avian species and tranquil waters.
Konark Sun Temple: Return to Puri to visit the iconic Konark Sun Temple, a 13th-century architectural marvel designed as a chariot with 24 wheels, adorned with intricate stone carvings and sculptures. This UNESCO World Heritage Site stands as a testament to India's rich cultural heritage.
Pipili and Raghurajpur: Explore Pipili, renowned for its applique work, and Raghurajpur, an artisan village famous for its traditional Pattachitra paintings.
Ramchandi Temple and Chandrabhaga Beach: Visit the serene Ramchandi Temple and the picturesque Chandrabhaga Beach.
Lord Jagannath Temple: While non-Hindus are not permitted inside the sanctum, you'll get to admire the world-famous Lord Jagannath Temple.
Leisure Time: Conclude your day with leisure time at Puri Beach, where you can unwind and enjoy the tranquil coastal ambiance.
Overnight stay at your Puri hotel.
Day 3: Puri – Bhubaneswar (65kms)
After a wholesome breakfast at your hotel, your return journey to Bhubaneswar begins. Along the way, you'll visit:
Pipili and Raghurajpur: Revisit Pipili and Raghurajpur to explore their vibrant crafts and artistry.
Concluding the Journey: After a fulfilling day, you'll be dropped off at Bhubaneswar Airport, where you'll board your flight for your onward destination.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Puri x 2 nights
3* - Toshali Sands/ Blue Lily Beach Resort
4* - The Hans Coco Palms/ The Chariot Resort & spa
5* - Mayfair Waves
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.