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Temples & Mangrove Forest Tour

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Product Code : AGORA264

The 4 days Temples & Mangrove Forest Tour include visit to magnificent Hindu Temples, Buddhist Monasteries & Bhitarkanika Mangrove Forest the world's largest and most relevant nesting ground for the endangered Olive Ridley Turtles. Bhitarkanika is home to over 55 species of mangroves, 170 species of birds and a large population of saltwater crocodiles, hawks-bill and leather-back turtles, Bibron's soft shelled turtle, endangered king cobra and the Indian rock python. Accommodation with all meals,  transport by private car, guide and boat safari are well included in this tour.


Day 1: Bhubaneswar Arrival

On arrival at Bhubaneshwar airport assistance and transfer to hotel. 
Later city tour visiting famous temples Parasurameshwar, Mukteshwar, Rajarani & Lingaraj temple (non-Hindus are not allowed to enter inside the main temple sanctum). Also excursion to visit Khandgiri, Udayagiri Jain caves and Dhauli Rock Edicts. Evening enjoy Dhauli light & sound show at Dhauli (Closed on Monday). Overnight at hotel.


Day 2: Bhubaneswar - Bhitarakanika National Park

Breakfast at hotel drive to Bhitarakanika, check in at hotel. On the way, both side of the road you will find magnificent scenery & typical Villages. On arrival check in at the resort. 
Bhitarkanika is an adventurist's paradise and a breeding ground for Olive Ridley turtles. The second largest mangrove forest of the country, it was declared a sanctuary in 1975, in order to protect the estuarine crocodile and the turtles in their rare mangrove habitat. Other residents of the sanctuary include water monitor lizards and king cobras. Overnight at Jungle Cottage/ Tent.


Day 3: Bhitarakanika National Park

After breakfast ready to explore the land of crocodiles in their own Mangrove habitat. Full day boat safari to Mangrove forest, enjoy the serpentine creeks, watch out for birds, particularly different varieties of Kingfisher. Keep looking for estuarine crocodiles basking in the sun. Also visit Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary, climb to watch tower, look for Pelican & different varieties of Storks. Visit Crocodile museum at Dangamal. Overnight at Jungle Cottage/ Tent.


Day 4: Bhitarakanika National Park - Bhubaneswar

Breakfast at hotel drive to Bhubaneswar enroute you can visit Ratnagiri, Udaigiri & Lalitgiri Excavated Buddhist Sites complex made in 1st century. Lalitgiri and Ratnagiri Orissa together with Udayagiri constitute Puspagiri University that is an abode to numerous marvelous sculptures like major stupas and monasteries of that age. Continue drive to Bhubaneshwar and drop off to Airport or at your hotel.

Garland welcome and assistance on arrival at airport

3-nights / 4-days accommodation in offered hotels or similar (standard room)

All Meals starting from 1st day tinner to last day breakfast.

Deluxe Air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.

Monuments Entrances of sightseeing places mentioned in the itinerary

Full day boat safari in Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary

English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).

Applicable GST (government taxes).


Hotels used or similar for 3 nights accommodation

Bhubaneswar x 1 nights
3* - Kalinga Ashok/ The HHI
4* - Fortune Park Sishmo/ Mayfair Convention
5* - Mayfair Lagoon/ Trident Hotel

Bhitarkanika x 2 night
3* / 4* & 5* - Nature Camp Bhitarkanika Retreat/ Estuarine Village Resort Bhitarkanika

Any flight ticket

Camera charges

Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.

Or anything not mentioned above.