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Bhubneshwar & Puri Tour

Delhi - Bhubneshwar - Puri - Konark - Bhubneshwar - Delhi

  (7 Nights / 8 Days)

 

    

 
  Day 01 / Arrival Delhi

Sri Bhubneshwar Puri

 

Sri Jaganath Temple

 

Sun Temple

 

Arrive Delhi, Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 02 / Delhi
After breakfast gear up for your visit of Old & New Delhi:

OLD DELHI - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India .

NEW DELHI - An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 03 / Delhi -  Bhubneshwar By Air
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to temple city Bhubaneswar. - known as Kalinga in ancient times is the capital of Orissa. At one time, some 7000 sandstone temples are supposed to have stood on the site of sacred Bundusagar lake alone. Today almost 500 remain. Most of them were built between 7th and 15th centuries and most of them were destroyed during the Mughal conquest of 16th century. Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 04 / Udaigiri - Ratnagiri - Lalitgiri
After breakfast, full day city tour covering Buddhist Triangle i.e Udaigiri, Ratnagiri & Lalitgiri. Return to hotel late evening. Overnight stay.
Day 05 / Bhubaneshwar- Puri (60 Kms)
After breakfast visit the Brahmeshwar temple, built in 11th century;

Rajarani temple;

Mukteshwar temple : one of the most refined temples in Orissa. Small and compact it is famous for both its ornate entrance and rich interior carvings;

Parumeshwar temple : built in 12th century and the Lingaraj Temple : built in 11th century, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva as Lord Lingaraj (Lord of Universa), is one of the most notable temples. Evening start for Puri. Arrive Puri and check in at  hotel.

Day 06 / Puri
After breakfast, visit Puri - one of the four Dhams (holiest Hindu pilgrimage places in India). Visit the Jaganath Temple, which was built during the 12th century by the Kalinga ruler Chodaganga Deva, is the tallest and most magnificent monuments in Orissa. It's pinnacle rises to a formidable height of 65 m (212 ft). It is divided into four parts : the main central hall, the hall of audience, the dancing hall and the hall of offerings, and has four gates. Each of these has an animal theme : horse (south gate), elephant (north gate), tiger (west gate) and the lion (east gate). It is by the Lions gate that the pilgrims make their entrance and in front of this main gate tands a 16 sided monolithic pillar called Aruna Stambha. Afternoon, visit Raghurajpiri, the painting village. Return to hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 07 / Puri-Konark-Bhubaneshwar
After early breakfast start for Bhubneshwar enroute visit the Sun Temple at Konark. Built by King Narasimhadev in mid 13th century to celebrate his victory over the Muslims. It is a masterpiece of design and construction; built in the shape of huge chariot, pulled along by seven racing horses on 24 intricately carved stone wheels. Continue your journey upto Bhubneshwar. Reach Bhubneshwar. Overnight stay.
Day 08 / Depart Bhubneshwar - Delhi
Today morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Bhubaneswar airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi transfer to international airport for the flight back to home or transfer to your next destination or for expansion tour.
 

 

   

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