Odisha Tour 8 Days
Odisha is one of the hertiage state of India.This state has the picturesque National Parks and Wildlife, traditional music and dance, temples, tribal culture Buddhist relics,unpolluted beaches and handicrafts. There are interesting places to interact with the artisans, demonstrations and can buy their beautiful handicrafts.From beaches to pilgrimage sites, Odisha offers a lot of sightseeing opportunities to travellers from across the globe. Moreover, Puri Beach Festival and the Jagannath Rath Yatra attracts tons of tourists to Odisha yearly. This must-visit state in India is filled with museums, beaches, temples, and more.
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Accommodation with breakfast in the selected hotels on twin or triple sharing basis.
Meal Plan as per the itinerary.
Assisstance of driver cum guide.
All transfers and sightseeing by Air conditioned vehicle.
Driver allowance, Fuel charges, Parking, Toll, Interstate tax etc.
International airfare and airport taxes.
All Entrances fees
Tips and porter charges
Any other services not specified above
Puri is a must-visit place for any devout Hindu as the place is one of the char dhams or four must-visit holy places for Hindus. Puri is famous for scenic sights as well as its religious and historical sights. The Jagannath Temple, which is famous across India is located here. The world famous rath yatra or chariot festival starts from this temple every year in the month of June-July.
Bhubaneshwar is famous as the temple city of India because of the presence of more than 700 temples dating back to various times in history. Apart from that, it is also a thriving city for business and one of the tourist attractions of Odisha. The Museum of Tribal Arts and Artefacts and the Odisha State Museum will provide rich insight into the rich tribal culture and history of the state.
Cuttack is the second largest city in Odisha and is also known as the cultural capital of the state. This is in no small measure due to the range of cultural activities that keep happening here. Prime among these is the Bali Yatra. This festival is a reminder of the glorious past of the city and the trade links it had with places such as Bali, Java, and Sumatra.
This is one of the tourist attractions that you cannot afford to miss. Home to the famous 13-century Sun Temple, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sun Temple is an architectural marvel that is unparalleled. The temple is a representation of the Sun God Surya’s chariot that is drawn by six horses. There are 24 wheels of the chariot that have different symbolic designs on them, which are rock-cut.
While the Rath Yatra in Puri might take centre stage, devotees and pilgrims know that the Rath Yatra in Baripada is not something to be overlooked. The biggest and oldest Rath Yatra in Odisha after Puri takes place here. Hence the name Dwitiya Srikhetra (Second Puri) to Baripada.
Once a bustling port city today this is one of the best beaches in Eastern India. This is the tourist place you head to when you want to relax and do nothing. The Gopalpur Beach is a beautiful beach whose beauty increases due to its remoteness, the lack of huge crowds there and the consequent peace and silence. The best time to visit this place is between the months of September and February.
Sambalpur is an entry point to Western Odisha and is home to abundant greenery. Rivers, lush green forests, and majestic hills teeming with wildlife are some of the specialities of Sambalpur. The famous Hirakud Dam is also here in Sambalpur. As with other places to see in Odisha, temples constitute an important part of Sambalpur and lots of devotees visit the different temples here.
Rourkela is known as the ‘steel city of Odisha’ and ‘Ispat Nagar’, Rourkela is an industrial city that was one of the first cities in India to become commercial. This was due to steel production by the Government. However, don’t be mistaken. There are many sights to see here that have nothing to do with steel. Some of these sights are Khandadhar Waterfalls, Darjing and Deoghaar and VedVyas.
Dhauli, It is located on the banks of the river Daya and is sacred to the followers of Lord Buddha. It is believed that Dhauli was the place where Emperor Ashoka reformed his character to become a peace-loving man after the battle of Kalinga. After seeing the Daya River turn red with the blood of those killed in the battle, Ashoka is said to have a change in heart and adopted Buddhism.
Bargarh is home to century-old temples and scenic beauty in the form of Gandhamadan, Pampanga Hills, Nrusinghanath Temple, Kedarnath Temple, and Chal Dhar Waterfall. Gandhamadan Parvat or Gandhamadan Mountain, which is mentioned in the Ramayana is located here. The best time to visit Bargarh is between the months of October and March.
Nature lovers will have a delightful time in Jeypore, which offers awe-inspiring views of rocky terrain, picturesque waterfalls, and thickly carpeted Biosphere Reserves. Deomal.. Some of the other tourist attractions here are Gupteshwar Caves, Sunabeda, Deomali, Duduma Falls, Hatipathar and Jagannath Sagar. Jeypore is best experienced between the months of October and March.
Its Known as the “silk city” and also Brahmapur, home of Lord Brahma, this city is a unique mix of religious and commerce. Ikkat silk sarees are the speciality of this city and the different colours and patterns will simply arrest your attention. The village Bomokei where excellent work of brass and metal is created is an attraction for tourists here.