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Konark and Chilika Lake: A Private Day Tour from Bhubaneshwar

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Product Code : AGORA389

Embark on a captivating private day tour from Bhubaneshwar to Konark and Chilika Lake. Starting at 8:00 AM, your journey begins with a visit to the magnificent Sun Temple in Konark, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its intricate stone carvings and rich history. Explore the adjacent Konark Museum to delve deeper into the region's artistic heritage. After savoring a traditional Odia lunch, head to the picturesque Chilika Lake, Asia's largest brackish water lake. Enjoy a scenic boat ride exploring the lake's enchanting islands and visit the Nalabana Bird Sanctuary to witness diverse avian species. Conclude your day by admiring the mesmerizing sunset views over Chilika Lake before returning to Bhubaneshwar.

8:00 AM: Your day kicks off with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Bhubaneshwar. Meet your knowledgeable guide and set off on a journey to the historic town of Konark.

Upon arrival in Konark, your first stop is the magnificent Sun Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the temple's architectural grandeur, characterized by its intricate stone carvings depicting tales from Hindu mythology and daily life. Your guide will provide fascinating historical insights, explaining the significance of the temple and its cultural context.

After exploring the Sun Temple, visit the Konark Museum located nearby. Here, you can discover an extensive collection of sculptures and artifacts that offer deeper insights into the region's rich artistic and cultural heritage. The museum's exhibits provide a comprehensive overview of the history and evolution of Konark's artistic traditions.

By midday, satisfy your appetite with a traditional Odia lunch at a local restaurant. Indulge in the unique and flavorful dishes of the region, experiencing the distinct culinary heritage of Odisha.

Post lunch, depart from Konark and head towards the picturesque Chilika Lake. Upon reaching Chilika Lake, Asia's largest brackish water lake, embark on a scenic boat ride. This boat ride allows you to explore the lake's enchanting islands, including Kalijai Island and Honeymoon Island. As you glide over the serene waters, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at the lake's natural beauty and diverse ecosystem.

Next, visit the Nalabana Bird Sanctuary, a designated Ramsar site and sanctuary for migratory birds. Here, you can witness a variety of avian species, including flamingos, pelicans, herons, and more. Engage in a memorable birdwatching experience, guided by your expert who will provide valuable insights into the region's exceptional birdlife and ecosystem.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to soak in the mesmerizing sunset views over Chilika Lake. The sky transforms into a vibrant canvas of colors, providing a perfect end to your day of exploration.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fee and boat ride, if including entrance option is selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.