6 Nights Itinerary Covering: Bhubaneshwar - Puri - Konark - Bhubaneshwar
If you want to explore some of the oldest as well as extremely popular temples of the east India region, then this 7 days and 8 nights Eastern Golden Triangle is just the perfect one for you. During the tour, you will visit the temples at Bhubaneshwar, Puri and Konark. Each of the temples is a proof of architectural brilliance of the ancient times. You will also enjoy indulging in beach activities in Puri.
After you arrive at Bhubaneshwar, you will get transferred to the hotel. Relax for a while and then start your city sightseeing. You will visit Parasurameswara Temple, which was erected in 650 A.D. next will be the complex of Dhauli, containing rock edits of King Asoka. Last visit of the day is the Lingraj Temple of the 11th century A.D. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post Breakfast you will proceed to enjoy Budhist Triangle Tour.
Full day Excursion to Lalitigiri(Archeological site of a Buddhist Monastery from 4th to 8th Century AD) with Monastery parts and many votive Stupa, all different Buddhist sculptors with Chaita hall and a Huge stupa from where caskets of Budhha's relic is available. Ratnagiri, the Largest Buddhist monastery we have till know, flourished from 4th to 14th century AD with most of sculptors of Vajrayanic sect, hundred of Votive Stupa & brick Stupa and huge monastery. Later visit Udayagiri, Another huge Buddhist monastery which still under excavation. Then back to Bhubaneswar.
Overnight at Hotel.
On day 3, you will get transferred to one of the most important religious towns of the country, Puri (60 kms). After arriving, check- into the hotel. Post lunch, relax by the beach or enjoy the exploration of the town. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Enjoy sightseeing today. First is the visit to Jagannath temple, a very popular temple. Later in the day also cover the Loknath Temple and the 150 Mathas, situated in narrow lanes. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, leave for a day's visit to Konark, for having Darshan at the Sun Temple, a very well-known religious site. Come back Puri. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Leave for Bhubaneshwar. After arrival, check- in at the hotel. Indulge in shopping at the markets which are popular for handicrafts. Spend the day at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Get transferred to the railway station or the airport to board a flight or a train for your home destination.